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Old 04-11-2007, 01:33 PM   #1
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Lock terminal session


You know in windows how you can press CTL+ALD+Delete then hit K to lock the session; is there any way to lock a terminal session? If so can it be done standing in front of the machine and from a ssh session? We do not use X so it needs to be from the console.
 
Old 04-11-2007, 01:47 PM   #2
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http://www.die.net/doc/linux/man/man1/vlock.1.html
 
Old 04-11-2007, 01:49 PM   #3
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WIthout additional software.
 
Old 04-11-2007, 03:41 PM   #4
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If you already have 'screen' installed, you can lock a terminal by pressing 'ctrl-a x'.
 
  


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