Option to lock screen in Gnome Screensaver Preferences window is not disabled with mandatory profile

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • System wide mandatory profile is set for Gnome Screensaver Preferences referring to DOC-21453
  • "Lock screen.." field is not disabled for user access after setting mandatory profile for lock_enabled gconf key

  • Settings are not taking effect even when user changes that option

  • Settings are reverted to normal (mandatory) upon re-open of Screensaver Preferences dialog


  • Red hat enterprise Linux 6
  • gnome-screensaver

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