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Just found something strange after updating from 10.04 to 10.10. I've set up my screensaver to lock the account when activated.

When I log back in, I see my desktop for a second and then the screensaver starts again and I have to re-login. I checked my process list in gnome system monitor, and I have two gnome-screensaver processes(!?), one started as /usr/bin/gnome-screensaver and other simply as gnome-screensaver. And no, I did not start one manually.

Where do I look for a way to switch off one of those (supposing that's the problem)? I did not find anything in my startup applications.

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Have you restarted your computer since this happened? I had a similar problem that went away after I restarted. – Alvin Row Oct 17 '10 at 17:30
@DoR: No, but I'll try it. Perhaps it was only a one-time thing. – dr Hannibal Lecter Oct 17 '10 at 17:55
Any other options? I have had this issue on 10.04 and still have it after many restarts/shut downs. – Andrew Jan 16 '11 at 15:42
@Andrew: this hasn't occured since; try posting another question, but link to this one and note that this solution didn't work for you. – dr Hannibal Lecter Jan 17 '11 at 15:45
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As suggested by DoR, a restart seems to have resolved the issue permanently.

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