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Re: Bug#679078: ITP: acpi-support-minimal -- minimal acpi scripts



 ❦  7 juillet 2012 20:38 CEST, Michael Meskes <meskes@debian.org> :

>> The bug is already closed but I'd like to share another solution: I am
>> using "acpi_fakekey $KEY_COFFEE" which sends XF86ScreenSaver key to the
>> currently displayed X server. This is not foolproof (only one X server,
>> only if it is currently displayed) but it is far simpler than other
>> solutions.
>
> Sorry, but what is "acpi_fakekey $KEY_COFFEE" supposed to accomplish? Sending
> XF86ScreenSaver key? I don't really how this relates to this big report. Could
> you please explain?

Yes, this would send the XF86ScreenSaver which would kick the
screensaver of the currently displayed X session. This is another
(imperfect) way to solve the problem of locking the user's screen
without needing either an entry in /var/run/utmp or consolekit.
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