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[Patch] Add support for Cinnamon screensaver to xflock4


Description Sebastian Pipping 2015-01-11 21:21:33 CET
Created attachment 5856 
Add support for Cinnamon screensaver to xflock4 of xfce4-session


Please accept the patch attached so users of Cinnamon Screensaver can push the "lock" button and find it to actually do something :)
I'm hoping for a soon release of xfce4-session 4.11.2.

I did see bug #10217 but it seems to handle three things at once and doesn't seem to get anywhere.  Therefore I dared to make this trivial and tested patch to increase the chances of seeing that feature/bugfix applied some time soon.  I hope you are fine with that.

Many thanks, best,

Comment 1 Steve Dodier-Lazaro editbugs 2015-02-08 20:45:47 CET
I'm in favour of applying this patch before the 4.12 release, until someone/I improve xflock4 for 4.14.
Comment 2 marty 2015-08-31 14:32:38 CEST
Hello, I just wanted to file the same patch - I found it especially useful since the gnome-screensaver-command is not present in gnome 3 anymore.
Comment 3 Simon Steinbeiss editbugs 2019-04-28 20:53:13 CEST
This bug is obsolete as any distribution can set their default locker easily by setting the /general/LockCommand property in the xfce4-session channel of xfconf (it's integrated in xflock4).
Users who switch to a different lockscreen can consequently also easily fix this. It's arguably not a very discoverable feature, but changing the default lockscreen of a distribution is also not a very every-day "normal" operation imo.

The main reason - from my point of view - xflock4 was still extended by distros with patches was because they had a default locker that was not in the list.

Bug #11446

Reported by:
Sebastian Pipping
Reported on: 2015-01-11
Last modified on: 2019-04-28


Steve Dodier-Lazaro
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