How Can I protect my Desktop

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clemkonan
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How Can I protect my Desktop

Postby clemkonan » Sat Dec 20, 2008 8:38 pm

I have Mint set up as my own PC but also have a second PC dual booting Mint and Windows. I often leave my PC unattended and would like to make sure no one else can gain access to my files or the internet.

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Re: How Can I protect my Desktop

Postby BlahBlah_X » Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:38 pm

You can lock the session everytime you are going to leave (don't remember exactly how, look in the shutdown menu)

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Re: How Can I protect my Desktop

Postby newW2 » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:03 am

Yes it is there and also Ctrl+Alt+L will do it.

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Re: How Can I protect my Desktop

Postby clemkonan » Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:02 am

Thanks I will check it out

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Re: How Can I protect my Desktop

Postby alexand3r » Wed Dec 24, 2008 4:48 pm

Hey, rather than pressing Ctrl+Alt+L, have you ever heard of BlueProximity? If you have bluetooth on your PC, it can lock your PC simply by you walking away from it...it connects to a phone or whatever other bluetooth device in your pocket, and when that moves a certain distance away, it locks the PC! Cool huh, you can get it via the mintInstall package mangager. :D
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