[sf-lug] what is the name of the screen (application) that comes up when my laptop wakes from hibernate?

Michael Shiloh michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 28 16:19:52 PST 2009

Grant Bowman wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 6:36 PM, Michael Shiloh
> <michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Jesse Zbikowski wrote:
>>> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Michael Shiloh <michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> it's the one that asks for my password to unlock the screen and has 4
>>>> tabs
>>>> at the bottom, one of them to log in as a different user.
>>> xscreensaver maybe? You could ssh in while it's running and do a ps.
>> good idea. looks like the default with gnome is gnome-screensaver, but i had
>> some bits and pieces of xscreensaver from previous experiments, which may
>> have gotten in the way.
>> i'll try removing xscreensaver, and will also check with ssh as you suggest.
> Hi Michael & Jesse,
> I just ran a test with "ps auxww | egrep -i saver" before and with the
> dialog on the screen using a virtual terminal.  It looks like the
> binary is launched as
> "/usr/lib/gnome-screensaver/gnome-screensaver-dialog --status-message=
> --enable-switch" on my mostly default 9.10 Karmic system.

excellent - thanks for the info. jesse was right.

i did try using xscreensaver instead of gnome-screensaver and results 
are the same, confirming it has nothing to do with the screensaver.

More information about the sf-lug mailing list