computer freeze when session is idle.

Asked by William Mejia on 2007-02-15

I have Ubuntu 6.06, and the problem is with the screensaver option "set session as idle after (for example 1 minute). After 1 minute, session is idle and the computer freeze inmediatly and completly). I have an amd semprom 2800, RAM 512 MB. For this reason I whish uninstall the screensaver. How can I do this? Another one solution?

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Alan Pope 🍺🐧🐱 πŸ¦„
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2007-02-17
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2007-02-17
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2007-02-16

I have seen this happen with one of the 3d OpenGL screensavers. You could try explicitly selecting a screensaver which is not 3D (for example "blank screen"), and see if the machine still crashes.

What type of video card does the PC have?

Leandro GΓ³mez (leogg) said : #2

I had this exact problem after a fresh install of Edgy. It turned out to be the video card. I had to deactivate the "set sessions as idle" option in the screensaver preferences.

William Mejia (wamo702002) said : #3

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William Mejia (wamo702002) said : #4

Thanks a lot Alan, the problem is gone.