20 - 11 - 2017

Unlocking screensaver for Cinnamon, login failed...

This issue came probably after update of packages, after locking the screen I couldn't get unlocked using the password. I oculd the desktop back (without menu bar) by killing the process of cinnamon-screensaver but it's not the solution....

 

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Use suspend-freeze with hibernation instead of suspend-to-ram

In somecases you would like to have suspend working but the system is unable to recover from suspend to ram. From Linux Kernel 3.9 we have a chance to configure the new option called 'suspend-freeze'. It's diffrent suspend mode, it does not turn off the computer but it's better than nothing.

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How to enable power button under GDM

I was struggiling with this for almost whole day, I wanted to have Power Button under GDM to hibernate the machine, but the settings applied under gconf / dconf did't work. I'm used as my Window Manager Cinnamon and for Display Manager GDM with opensuse branding.

dconf database seems to be not full/ I could find power management options, probably it's to gconf. But gconf was configured with some action even for gdm user.

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