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Re: [opensuse] Hibernate on Lid-close - OpenSuSE 10.2
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 19:23:23 -0900
  • Message-id: <200701041923.24483.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 04 January 2007 15:09, Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 15:53 -0800, Kai Ponte wrote:
> > On Saturday 30 December 2006 16:11, Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 18:09 -0700, jim barnes wrote:
> > > > You'll find that in /etc/sysconfig/powersave/events
> > > > Look for EVENT_BUTTON_LID_CLOSED="screen_saver"
> > > > Change to any value such:
> > > > Possible Values: notify, wm_shutdown, wm_logout, standby,
> > > > suspend_to_disk, suspend_to_ram, screen_saver, switch_vt, ignore or
> > > > any value
> > > >
> > > > Also available via YaST>System>/etc/sysconfig Editor
> > >
> > > Amazing now a laptop can shut down when closed. I had always wondered
> > > how that security hole would be closed.
> >
> > I am confused as to what you mean by "security hole" when referring to
> > the laptop closing.
>
> Simple remaining logged in when the laptop is closed so that anyone who
> opened the laptop would automatically be able to access your system
> without logging in.

In my experience, Suse has always asked for a password when
you do this. If you disable that feature its your problem.

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