Re: Proposal for inclusion in desktop: gnome-screensaver

On Mer, 2005-10-26 at 17:15 +0200, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> Root can gain access to your DISPLAY (~/.Xauthority), your tty, your env
> vars, strace or gdb a process, etc. It can even simply kill the

Depends how your security model is set up. GNOME runs on several
platforms (Linux included) with more advanced security models nowdays.

Allowing root to override probably is a good thing for many setups as is
having a config key which is the number of minutes after which the
screensaver also adds a "log this user out" button

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