Security Audit Request for Screenlocker Branch

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Tue Oct 11 20:42:10 BST 2011

On Tuesday 11 October 2011, Thomas Lübking wrote:
> Am Tue, 11 Oct 2011 15:33:39 +0200
> schrieb Torgny Nyblom <nyblom at>:
> > Does this mean that I will be focred to use a screensaver with
> > password unlock? If so why is that not a vaild usecase? It's what I
> > use at home all the time.
> "Why that?"
> xdpms saves you power (and screen, if that would be any necessary)
> and neither the last generation of CRTs nor any consumer quality tft
> "burns in"

Until recently I used to believe this. Unfortunately, it's not true. At 
work we have several (well, at least two) TFTs which have the line edit 
of the login screen burned in. It's clearly visible before a dark gray 
mono-colored background.

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