GNOME Bugzilla – Bug 348218
Bad diming of the screen when two users are active at once
Last modified: 2020-11-06 20:13:46 UTC
Here's the situation:
I log in as user A. User A has checked the "Dim the laptop panel when idle" setting.
Now I switch user (System -> Log out -> Switch user) to user B, and use the system for a while as user B.
After a while the screen will be dimmed even though user B is active. I'm guessing that the problem is that user A's power manager sees user A as inactive and then dimmes the screen.
This is a much larger problem than screen dimming, and something that integration of PolicyKit should fix. Until then there is no way we can have temp session authority over one monitor. The PolicyKit stuff is in an early stage in g-p-m, and you need cvs policykit to test it.
*** Bug 379418 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 358483 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 375317 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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