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Since upgrading to 12.10 I cannot get my screen to lock automatically. I am using GDM at home and LightDM at work and neither will lock automatically. However, when I issue CTRL + ALT + L on either system, the screen will lock as it should.

It is set to turn the display off after 5 minutes and lock screen when screen turns off. Require Password is set also. Display turns off after 5 minutes but no locking occurs.

I am using Unity with Compiz on both systems. Not sure what other things might be involved.

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closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, stephenmyall, Ringtail, Rinzwind, hhlp Nov 21 '12 at 10:33

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I have the exact same problem. I'm considering filing a bug... – Keidax Nov 13 '12 at 4:49
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. – Jorge Castro Nov 21 '12 at 0:10
The package you should file this bug for is gnome-screensaver – Jorge Castro Nov 21 '12 at 0:10
More specifically (as it's not easy to find by navigating): – Brandon Bertelsen Dec 15 '12 at 21:56

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