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Switch User button gone from screensaver after upgrade.

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10


After upgrading from SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10 to SLED 10 SP1 the option to switch users that was available from a locked screensaver disappeared.


This option can be added back using the following steps as the user who would like the option to be there:

Run gconf-editor (Alt+F2 will get a Run menu)
Go to apps, gnome-screensaver and find the option labeled user_switch_enabled
Choose this option and close gconf-editor. The next time the computer locks it will have the button present to allow the person in front of the computer to switch users.


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  • Document ID:3219589
  • Creation Date: 23-Aug-2007
  • Modified Date:23-Feb-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

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