Unable to lock the desktop as root within GNOME
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SUSE Linux Desktop 10
However, if there is a requirement to login to the desktop as root and a need to lock the screen a utility called xlock can be used.
xlock by default requires the users password to unlock the screen.
An example xlock implementation:
# xlock -mode blank -mousemotion
-mode blank = a blank screen will be displayed instead of a screen saver
-mousemotion = allows mouse motion to display the password window
Please see the man pages for more options.
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- Document ID:7008715
- Creation Date: 07-Jun-2011
- Modified Date:06-Mar-2021
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