screensaver and power manager dbus interfaces

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Thu Jun 1 14:51:48 EEST 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 17:48 -0700, Bastian, Waldo wrote:
> The screensaver interface looks good. What is the use case for the
> "Poke" method? 

If the screensaver is running then it simulates user activity and shows
the unlock box. We call this in gnome-power-manager to show the unlock
box automatically after resume.

Maybe "Poke" is a rubbish name....


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