How to lock your screen using CLI.

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How to lock your screen using CLI.

Postby exploder » Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:53 am

Some had been asking how to lock the screen in Mint 6. I saw this solution. Here is a link.

http://howto-ubuntu.com/2008/12/11/how- ... mand-line/

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Re: How to lock your screen using CLI.

Postby lakehousetech » Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:45 am

I'm fairly certain there is a shortcut key combination that will accomplish this......Have to think about it.
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Re: How to lock your screen using CLI.

Postby proxima_centauri » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:31 am

You can set it up as a keyboard shortcut in the preferences.
Additionally some laptops, like my thinkpad, have a specific Fn+LockScreen key which also worked automatically for me.

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Re: How to lock your screen using CLI.

Postby dlkreations » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:35 pm

Why not just use Ctrl+Alt+L instead?
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Re: How to lock your screen using CLI.

Postby exploder » Thu Jan 29, 2009 9:50 pm

Why not just use Ctrl+Alt+L instead?


You are right. I had forgotten that because I had not done that for so long!


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