Blocks login when in fullscreen mode and Unity is locked

Bug #992986 reported by Kenny3794 on 2012-05-02
This bug affects 2 people
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tuxpaint (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When running tuxpaint in full screen mode, my son and I walked away for dinner. We returned to find the computer locked, courtesy of Ubuntu Unity settings. I have not changed the setting that enables screen saver when in tuxpaint. Thus, I was quite shocked I saw this.

Further, when I went to log back in, my login was held hostage by tuxpaint, thus I saw my background and a gray box where the login box would appear. But the login box was empty. The mouse pointer was the large hand used by tuxpaint. I was unable to login, whether using unity-greeter or or the actual login. I ultimately had to force-kill the tuxpaint PID via another TTY before I was able to log-in.

Also of note, I do use fast-user-switching.


Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in tuxpaint (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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