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Old 12-22-2003, 10:50 AM   #1
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How do I lock the computer?


Sorry if I posted this before (can't remember). How do I lock the pc (like in Windows) if I need to leave it for a while?
 
Old 12-22-2003, 10:52 AM   #2
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Install or use xlock. Most standard distributions come with it by default. Check your control panel in whatever Desktop/WindowManager your using, usually under the screensaver section, etc.
 
Old 12-22-2003, 10:55 AM   #3
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Try this:
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xscreensaver-command -lock
For this to work, I think xscreensaver should already be running.

Last edited by lokee; 12-22-2003 at 11:57 AM.
 
Old 12-22-2003, 11:51 AM   #4
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ok thanks
 
Old 12-22-2003, 01:17 PM   #5
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KDE has an option in the menu for locking the screen, right above the logout icon.
 
Old 12-25-2003, 11:11 AM   #6
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thanks mary.....didnt even notice that before!
 
Old 12-25-2003, 11:40 AM   #7
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Same as XFCE and GNOME...
 
  


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