Re: unwanted login

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On Wed, 30 Aug 2023 13:20:50 +0930, Tim via users wrote:

> On Mon, 2023-08-28 at 19:09 +0000, Beartooth wrote:
>> One of my F38 machines has taken to demanding that I login over and
>> over. I want not to have to login at all. (I'm the sole user, and at
>> home.) Fwiw, I'm running xscreensaver under Mate. Where and how do I
>> reconfigure?
> I 'spose we should confirm, do you mean the screen saver is kicking in
> and you have to unlock it.  Or are you getting logged out?

	I'm actually getting logged out; I have to give my username (id 
est, confirm the default) and type my password every time.

> Some xscreensavers were known to crash the display.

	I've never seen that happen.

	My practice after installing every new release has been to tell 
dnf first to remove mate-screensaver and then to install xscreensaver. The 
latter is still working fine on the other two machines in front of me.

	I've just reversed that: told dnf to install mate-screensaver and 
remove xscreensaver. I found out immediately that the former doesn't let 
me manage my screen in any of the ways I want. 

	Would it help to reboot? Could there be a problem with my KVM 
Beartooth Staffwright, Not Quite Clueless Power User
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