screensaver activation notification

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at
Sat Nov 20 16:38:17 GMT 2010

On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 11:28:25AM -0500, Andriy Rysin wrote:
> Could anybody point me to an (easy) way to listen to screensaver/lock dialog
> activation so I can provide separate layout for it?
you could have trivially found that by browsing
org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver in qdbusviewer and/or some googling.

but it seems rather weird to me that you want to watch the locker from
the outside given that it actively embeds a layout switcher element.

> Also along the way, seems that keyboard layout widget that is shown in lock
> dialog does not show a tooltip on the button even though I set it. I am curious
> if this is some limitation of the lock dialog or I am doing something wrong.
probably something to do with the mouse grab.

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