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Old 04-26-2012, 09:58 AM   #1
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Lock screen problem


I am using centos 5

when i got preferences keyboard shortcuts

and assign ctrl l as lock screen

on pressing 'em i just get a black screen and no lock ???

can any body help me
 
Old 04-26-2012, 12:25 PM   #2
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Run Preferences — Screensaver and tick the box "Lock screen when screensaver is active".

I don't think Ctrl-l is a good idea, because it might be needed in a program. Make sure your Windows keys are properly identified as Super (use Preferences — Keyboard, choose the tab Layouts and the Layout options button) and use <Super>l.

Last edited by DavidMcCann; 04-26-2012 at 12:27 PM.
 
Old 04-26-2012, 08:27 PM   #3
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We cant lock in root mode :P got to know now..
thanks for the help
 
  


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