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Re: Bigger annoyance with locking.

From: Trent W. Buck
Subject: Re: Bigger annoyance with locking.
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 19:57:26 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 12:48:15AM -0800, Micah Cowan wrote:
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> Trent W. Buck wrote:
> > Are there any lurkers on the list that would care to chime in with
> > useful examples on how they use LOCKPRG?
> > 
> > A while back, what I wanted was the ability to blank the screen after
> > two minutes of inactivity, and then *lock* the screen after a further
> > sixty seconds.  This would allow me to have auto-locking with a short
> > timeout, without the annoyance of having to type my password if I look
> > away -- because if I see the screen blank, I just tap a key to prevent
> > it locking.
> This is in the bug-tracker at (no
> work has been done on it).

Hee hee, probably after the last time I complained to you about it :-)

> > Another problem I currently have with the built-in locker is that it
> > prompts for my login password, even though I have a null login
> > password.  So it doesn't matter what I type for the first password
> > prompt, it always accepts it.
> The desired behavior, I suppose, would be not to prompt?


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