What is xautolock?

What is xautolock?

Xautolock monitors the user activity on an X Window display. If none is detected within mins minutes, a program is started as specified by the -locker option. Xautolock will typically be used to lock the screen (hence its primary name) but it really doesn’t care what program you make it start.

How do I lock my LightDM?

Lock screen in LightDM using gnome-screensaver

  1. Installing gnome-screensaver. apt install gnome-screensaver.
  2. Invoking light-locker when hybernate / sleep. This works right out of the box, no configuration needed.
  3. Setting up Super + L shortcut.

What is i3 MSG?

Description. i3-msg is a sample implementation for a client using the unix socket IPC interface to i3.

How do I use i3lock?

Running i3lock Simply invoke the ‘i3lock’ command. To get out of it, enter your password and press enter. On OpenBSD the i3lock binary needs to be setgid auth to call the authentication helpers, e.g. /usr/libexec/auth/login_passwd .

What is LightDM GTK greeter?

LightDM is a free and open-source X display manager that aims to be lightweight, fast, extensible and multi-desktop. It can use various front-ends to draw User Interface, also called Greeters . LightDM GTK+ Greeter is a highly configurable login screen reminiscent of the classic GDM configuration.

Where is LightDM conf?

LightDM configuration file is found at /etc/lightdm/lightdm. conf. Making a backup of the original configuration file is recommended. Alternatively, create /etc/lightdm/lightdm.

What is the difference between session lock and session termination?

The difference between “Lock” and “Disconnect Session” is how easy it is for other users to log on to the same computer. For Windows 7 users, “Lock” keeps the last user connected. “Disconnect Session” means a different user can log on (shared computer). Locking the computer means your apps are still ON and running.

What is session termination?

Session termination terminates all processes associated with a user’s logical session except those processes that are specifically created by the user (i.e., session owner) to continue after the session is terminated.