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Old 05-02-2007, 04:19 PM   #1
Registered: May 2005
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dual head gnome-screensaver issue

I have a laptop with external lcd display attached, running a working dual-head display on Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn. That part is working fine. The annoyig issue I'm running into now is that the gnome-screensaver idle timeout only pays attention to keyboard/mouse activity on screen 0.

Since my external display (screen 1) has more real estate (1920x1200) I tend to use it more often, but every 15 minutes the screensaver kicks in and I am forced to move my mouse pointer over to the laptop screen, just to "wake up" the screen saver.

This behavior didn't occur under Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft), it only started after I upgraded to the latest version. Any ideas?


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