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FS#70658 - xscreensaver 6.00 can't be disabled

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Anatoly Mayorov (f2j8ur) - Friday, 30 April 2021, 08:56 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Friday, 30 April 2021, 18:29 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture x86_64
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 4
Private No


After update to version 6 xscreensaver stopped working properly: now it doesn't obey the directive to stay disabled (mode: off). It keeps activating itself after the set timeout, but instead of starting screensaver or powering off the monitor it just blanks the screen.

Additional info:
* package version: xscreensaver 6.00-2
* config file: /home/zzz/.xscreensaver

Steps to reproduce:
First activate xscreensaver, set mode (randome, one, blank) and timeout. Then just disable it and see how it is self-activated after the timeout.
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Comment by Mamoru TASAKA (mtasaka) - Thursday, 21 October 2021, 07:45 GMT
This is a known issue and should be fixed in 6.02.