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How to have ubuntu without gnome-screensaver and light-locker

I do long operations which are steadily getting broken by any power or screen saving utility, so I want to have ubuntu without any power or screensaving programs. I tried: sudo apt autoremove --purge ...
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How do I disable automatic screen locking in Xubuntu?i have tried many ways but still not working

After about 10 minutes, Xubuntu the latest version goes to sleep by itself although I have changed the power setting and I put everything on never, besides I have disables locker program in startup ...
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Replace gsd-screensaver-proxy with light-locker

I'm currently using a fork of Antergos web-greeter because I don't like the default. However I can't use the default screensaver because if I lock through that I can simply press Ctrl + Alt + F7 to ...
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lock screen when screensaver is deactivated? gdm3

Is it possible to lock screen AFTER screensaver is deactivated in dgm3? I was using lightdm/light-locker what had this setting Ubuntu LTS 20.04 GNOME 3.36.2
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Disable screen locking with xubuntu 20.04 and lightdm

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and then installed xubuntu-core. When prompted, I chose lightdm as my login manager. I then disabled everything I could find related to screen locking, but I still have ...
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How to disable light-locker in Xubuntu 14.04 via command line? [closed]

I have searched thru the forums but I haven't found the answer yet. I have come across an issue in which light locker automatically locks the screen, therefore I want to bundle the startup of my app ...
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Xorg high CPU usage when session is unlocked + USB port

I'm experiencing Xorg high CPU usage(90-100%) problem when I unlock session. It keeps going for 5 minutes. Process that causes problem: /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg -core :0 -seat seat0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/...
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Lightlocker and Xscreensaver conflicting

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 but found gnome too heavy for my old hardware. So I installed Xubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop synaptic sudo apt-get remove gdm3 sudo dpkg-...
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Xubuntu 17.10: disable screen locking when connected to a specific WiFi network

I'm running Xubuntu 17.10 and I would like to remove screen locking when I'm connected to my home wifi. My current plan is something like: Use a /etc/interfaces/if.up/ script to check when I'm ...
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light-locker pauses filecopy in Midnight commander

I do a file copy in midnight commander. When i lock the screen or when it is locked automatically it pauses the filecopy. How can I stop that behaviour?
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Lock screen by xfce4-power-manager/light-locker by timeout

For a long time I have been locking a session by light-locker manually but can't find the clear way to setup locking by timeout. I installed xscreensaver for this purpose and it worked somehow for me. ...
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light-locker error

My session is not locking, either manually or when sleep or standby xflock4 does nothing dt1:light-locker-command -a (light-locker-command:9191): GLib-CRITICAL **: the GVariant format string '(b)' ...
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Why does light-locker keep the screen black after unlock?

A Xubuntu 16.04 fully patched machine with a freshly created user wont let me unlock after using light-locker to lock my screen (regardless if lock was activated manually or via timeout). The screen ...
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17.04 gnome desktop with lightdm: no screen blanking

I use Gnome with Ubuntu 17.04 but I can't use gdm3. With my nvidia Optimus graphics and Prime Sync, the desktop session does not start. It's a bug where gdm3 mistakenly tries to start Wayland. So I ...
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Light locker no longer blanks screen or puts monitor into energy saving mode

I'm on Xubuntu 14.04. When I originally upgraded, I had the problem of both light locker and xscreensaver running simultaneously. After that was fixed, light locker has been running smoothly. But, ...
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Xubuntu lock screen appearing twice

I'm running Xubuntu 15.10. When I leave my machine for an extended period of time, I return to find the screen locked by light-locker. I can then enter my password, and it is accepted, but then the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Black Screen After Login

I have a 2012 Asus Eee Pc running Ubuntu 14.04 With Xubuntu as the desktop environment. When I had 12.04 installed, if I suspended a session by closing the laptop lid, it would resume normally after ...
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How to change the permissions of the sound devices so only audio users can read and write

Summary: I want to know how to change the permissions of my sound devices so that only my user can read and write to them. I thought this could be accomplished by chmod 0660 /dev/dsp* but /dev/dsp* ...
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Replace Light Locker with Gnome screensaver

There have been many issues reported concerning Light Locker. Sometimes the lock doesn't work, it locks by itself when not supposed to and many more. Bottom line is Light Locker's major issue is, it ...
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Lubuntu Light Locker settings incorreectly starts power saving mode

In Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit on a desktop computer, my monitor goes to power saving mode almost immediately after the blank screen has appeared, regardless of the Light Locker settings. I do not want the ...
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How do I use lightdm for login instead of light-locker?

I installed xubuntu on my laptop and recently removed nearly all of the xfce4 packages in favor of a kde desktop. However, light-locker is still used for the login screen. How can i remove it and ...
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xubuntu light-locker: where is the configuration stored?

My companies software stack for Linux includes some "security scripts" that check if the screensaver is configured according to our security policy. I am about to extend that script to handle light ...
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Why are some apps like GMusicBrowser and LightLocker in Japanese instead of my computer's Spanish in Xubuntu?

I have a problem with some Xubuntu apps like GMusicBrowser in which they appear all in Japanese and I don't know how to fix it to show them up in native Spanish. Could somebody help me in that?
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Ubuntu 14.04 lockscreen turns off music + plays the 'lock-sound'

My computer automatically locks its screen (as its supposed to do) after the 30 seconds that i've asked for in the lock screen settings menu. Since upgrading from the 13.10 to the 14.04 system, the ...
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How can I lock my screen without turning off the monitor? (Xubuntu 14.04)

Xubuntu 14.04 When locking my screen, my monitor/screen turns off immediately. I don't want that to happen immediately, I'd like to have period of about 20-60 minutes or so between the two things. ...
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Light locker stops background activities (eg. music playback) when screen is locked

I upgraded my xubuntu installation to the new release, 14.04. This release includes a new light-locker, a great improvement if you ask me. The thing is that whenever I try to lock the session or when ...