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Re: Buster/lightdm - after locking screen, unlock prompt not visible




On Fri 31 May 2019 at 12:19:31 -0400, Jape Person wrote:

> On 5/31/19 11:16 AM, Raj Kiran Grandhi wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > In a fresh install of Buster with XFCE desktop, locking the screen
> > blanks the monitor and the monitor enters a power save state. After
> > that, neither moving the mouse nor typing on the keyboard would turn
> > the monitor back on.
> > 
> > Typing the password without any visual feedback (while the monitor
> > continues to be in the power save state) unlocks the screen and my
> > session is displayed normally.
> > 
> > Also, switching to another VT when the monitor turns off and switching
> > back displays the unlock prompt normally.
> > 
> > The closest I could find online was this:
> > https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=240200 wherein installing
> > the nouveau video driver appeared to have fixed the issue. However,
> > that solution is not applicable in my case as I have an integrated
> > intel graphics controller.
> > 
> > Is anybody else experiencing this bug? Any workaround?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Raj Kiran
> > 
> > 
> Hi, Raj.
> 
> Behavior on my testing systems with Xfce desktop environment is exactly
> as you describe. I didn't think of it as a bug. There are lots of

The opinion is that it is a bug. See

https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2019/06/msg00000.html

-- 
Brian.