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Old 06-07-2003, 03:12 AM   #1
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Question lock screen


i have redhat 9 installed on my system.how can i lock my screen when i am logged in as the root ?Even when i have put the lock on the panel it doen't work . when i try to invoke the screensaver by 'xscreensaver' it says that due to security reasons it can't be invoked.does anybody know how to do it?
 
Old 06-07-2003, 03:25 AM   #2
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Old 06-09-2003, 07:44 PM   #3
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The idea here is to NOT login as root..
U should log in as a normal user and "su" to root when needed...
This is due to security.
Being "root", U can not lock the screen...But if U R a normal user, U should be able to lock the screen.
 
  


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