Featuring numerous performance improvements and an improved low-power resource footprint, Xfce Screensaver 0.1.4 continues to improve screen locking on Xfce.
- Added support for screen locking when the system goes to sleep (Xfce #15001), via a shared preference with Xfce Power Manager. A new configuration option, “Lock Screen with System Sleep” was added to the Screensaver Preferences dialog to accommodate this.
- Fixed password entry after forcefully grabbing input focus (Xfce #15042)
- Faster screen locking when activated
- Faster rendering of the authentication prompt
- Improved handling of monitor (dis-)connection events
- Improved screensaver and locking activation when idle
- Improved laptop lid support: The lock screen is now displayed immediately when the laptop lid is open, instead of requiring a wake event from the keyboard or mouse
- Improved low-power state: Screensavers are now suspended when monitors are powered off via DPMS (Debian #921835)
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This is the second beta release of Xfce Screensaver. If you’re feeling adventurous, check it out and report bugs so we can continue building an awesome screen locking tool for Xfce.