X2Go Bug report logs - #554
Disable local screensaver when x2go session is in fullscreen mode

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Package: nxproxy; Maintainer for nxproxy is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for nxproxy is src:nx-libs.

Reported by: Reinhard Tartler <siretart@gmail.com>

Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:00:02 UTC

Severity: serious

Fixed in version

Forwarded to https://github.com/ArcticaProject/nx-libs/issues/95

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Subject: Bug#554: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#554: Disable local screensaver when x2go session is in fullscreen mode
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On  So 20 Jul 2014 16:56:21 CEST, Reinhard Tartler wrote:

> Package: nxproxy
> Severity: serious
> I noticed that the when nxproxy is in fullscreen mode, it (by design)
> captures all keyboard strokes. This is in general great because this
> way all keyboard shortcuts on the remote work.
> However, the local screen saver might still kick in and require a
> password. Because the nxproxy captures all input, a less carefull user
> might enter his local password into the current application that is
> running in the x2go session. When the remote application happens to be
> a chat application, entering your password might have serious security
> implications.
> I think a fullscreen nxproxy is a good reason to inhibit the local  
> screensaver.

This issue has been transferred to Github [1] and it will be further  
processed there.


[1] https://github.com/ArcticaProject/nx-libs/issues/95

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