my screen times out and i can't log back in

Asked by irieplanet

totally newbie to ubuntu, just updated to maverick, everything works great except when i walk away from my computer the screen times out/goes black and doesnt repsond to anything.

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marcus aurelius
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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

Do you use an ATi or Nvidia chip with proprietary drivers per chance...?

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Best marcus aurelius (adbiz) said :

when you say walk away, how long were you gone for?

when you say black out, did the whole computer shut down?

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irieplanet (irieplanet) said :

Thanks marcus aurelius, that solved my question.