kpowersave does not lock screen on suspend

Bug #283315 reported by nils on 2008-10-14
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
kpowersave (Ubuntu)
Declined for Intrepid by Jonathan Thomas

Bug Description

I upgraded to 8.10 (beta at the moment) and then checked what else was running... guidance-power-manager was installed (not kde-guidance-powermanager!) so I apt-get removed it.

Result: on suspend (either running /usr/sbin/pm-suspend, pushing the power button which is assigned to suspend by kpowersave, or selecting suspend to ram in kpowersave) lock the screen, even though that option is set in kpowersave.
kpowersave shows the message that it's suspending in all three cases as well.

Expectation: screen is locked on resume.

The Screensaver is set to auto, nothing else in particular configured.

Implication is, that anyone who wakes up the computer gets access to whatever's open.

nils (internationils) wrote :

Found something: see for a possible solution... not sure if that's the right way to solve this, but it's a start...

nils (internationils) wrote :

Here's the patch posted to the kubuntu-users list...

nils (internationils) wrote :

See also the bug filed against acpi-support:

Pali (pali) wrote :

/usr/sbin/pm-suspend doesnt start acpi suspend (sudo /etc/acpi/ and start acpis scripts.
On works olny for acpi suspend by sudo /etc/acpi/ or acpi hibernate sudo /etc/acpi/
so acpi is better for suspending

Pali (pali) wrote :

I create pm-utils script. It work perfectly with sudo pm-suspend or pm-hibernate

Pali (pali) wrote :

It is possible to add this script in kubuntu 7.10?

Kees Cook (kees) on 2009-03-24
Changed in kpowersave (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Jonathan Thomas (echidnaman) wrote :

KPowersave has been removed from distribution in both Ubuntu and Debian since:
- The package no longer builds, leaving us with no way to provide further updates
- Its author(s) no longer update KPowersave
- Its functionality is largely replaced in KDE4 by PowerDevil.

Unfortunately this means we will not be able to provide further bugfixes or updates to this package. Thanks for understanding.

Changed in kpowersave (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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