xscreensaver doesn't play well with empty passwords
Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Sat Dec 16 22:15:13 PST 2006
1) Xscreensaver has about a half dozen different methods of checking
your password, depending on your OS/config - without knowing whether
you are using PAM or crypt(3c) or something else, it will be hard to
diagnose - at least mentioning the OS/distro name/version would be a
2) Xscreensaver isn't an X.Org program. The maintainer is Jamie
Zawinski and details on how to report bugs to him is at:
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at sun.com
Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering
Carlos Eduardo Rodrigues Diógenes wrote:
> I don't set any password for my account, I just hit enter to login in
> the system.
> When I try to exit XScreenSaver (5.01) I can't. I just hit enter when it
> asks my password, but the screensaver doesn't exit.
> This is a know issue?
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