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10.3: Use a more secure screen lock alternative
Authored by: kleinmatic on Nov 05, '03 11:16:29AM

I'd like to do this, especially at work, but there doesn't seem to be any kind of screen saver when at the login prompt. I know that screen burn in doesn't really happen any more, but it's a little silly to have this big blue screen on my desk all weekend!

Does anybody have a cool hint that will get the screen saver to work on the login window?



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10.3: Use a more secure screen lock alternative
Authored by: rotaiv on Nov 05, '03 12:05:23PM

You could just turn off the display or turn down the brightness all the way so there is no image available.



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10.3: Use a more secure screen lock alternative
Authored by: mblosch on Nov 05, '03 12:29:27PM

I wonder if you made a seperate login screen and only gave access to the screen saver module. I am not sure if this will work or not



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10.3: Use a more secure screen lock alternative
Authored by: Anonymous on Nov 05, '03 01:21:12PM

Can't you just set the display to power down after N minutes in Energy Saver?



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10.3: Use a more secure screen lock alternative
Authored by: kleinmatic on Nov 05, '03 01:35:06PM

(oops, this was posted in the wrong place) Turning off the monitor in energy saver's not as cool -- I find that waking the monitor from sleep always makes the image muddy and subpar for a long time after's it's awake. Still, it's a good idea I haven't tried. I'll let you know!



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Monitor probs...
Authored by: Accura on Nov 06, '03 05:50:15PM

This shouldn't happen. this is not a bug, (check your hardware. monitor or graphics card)

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