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Old 09-29-2003, 12:45 AM   #1
pinchaydan
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Red face Problem gettling Logged off in Mandrake 9.1


OK, I am fairly new to Linux, I installed Mandrake early september and I have been very pleased with it. But, whenever I leave my computer alone for about half an hour or so, I come back to find that I have been logged out and I need to log back in. I wanted to know if there is some way I can turn this off or extend the amount of time. It is getting kind of annoying not being able to read IM messages if I go out for a while. Thanks a lot. I appreciate any help.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 01:02 AM   #2
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Do you mean it locks the screen or actually logs you out? This is a new one for me, now I am in this thread. I guess have a look at the Control Panel--> Look and Feel-->Screensaver and see if there is a new option for logout on screensaver activate?

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Old 09-29-2003, 10:42 AM   #3
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It actually logs me out. I have tried fooling around with the screensaver but that doesn't seem to be what's causing it.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 01:23 PM   #4
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I honestly don't have a clue. I guess watch it, see if you can see anything. Also, open a console and enter
tail -f /var/log/messages > /root/whyareyouloggingout.txt
then let it do it's thing.

Then, hopefully, next time you log in, there will be some message in the text file.

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