Web lists-archives.com

Re: Buster/XFCE unlock screen is blank




On Sat, 01 Jun 2019 11:04:28 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:

> It's worth noting here that xscreensaver has an IMO serious security
> vulnerability (unless maybe this has been fixed?): because it doesn't
> integrate properly with the desktop, it doesn't hide desktop
> notifications.  

I can't reproduce this in a quick test:

Terminal 1: sleep 5 ; notify-send foo
Terminal 2: xscreensaver-command -lock

No "foo" notification pops up over the screensaver image.

(This is with awesome, maybe the story is different for desktop
environments.) 


Cheers,
gregor

-- 
 .''`.  https://info.comodo.priv.at -- Debian Developer https://www.debian.org
 : :' : OpenPGP fingerprint D1E1 316E 93A7 60A8 104D  85FA BB3A 6801 8649 AA06
 `. `'  Member VIBE!AT & SPI Inc. -- Supporter Free Software Foundation Europe
   `-   NP: Supertramp: Some Things Never Change

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital Signature