What you've described is the pre-lock screen, sort of (for want of a
better name - maybe somebody should correct me).
You'll want to click and drag the screen upwards. The screen should
then, tablet-like, slide up to reveal a login prompt. This caused me
some confusion too, at first.
On 07/17/2013 01:26 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
This just came in on the Fedora users list.
----- Forwarded message from Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli(a)gmail.com> -----
> Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 16:01:44 -0400
> From: Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli(a)gmail.com>
> To: Community support for Fedora users <users(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Subject: F19 fresh install, updated, now unavailable for an hour
> I just did a fresh install of F19 on my Lenovo Thinkpad T430, followed by
> applying all 200+ updates and a restart. The restart led to a screen where
> I have time and date displayed in the center of the screen, with an arrow
> animation appearing below it every three seconds or so. There is a bar on
> top with volume control and battery indicator. Mouse pointer is alive, and
> time is being updated. There is nothing else except the wallpaper.
> It has been like that for an hour.
> Should I give it more time? Or hit the power button? Or something else?
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