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#1 2016-06-07 18:17:35

From: London
Registered: 2015-09-29
Posts: 8,759

ScreenLocker HowTo

BunsenLabs uses light-locker to lock the screen.

As standard this will lock the screen automatically after the screensaver is activated.

The BL screensaver is controlled by xfce4-power-manager, to change the settings use:


To prevent light-locker from activating after the screen saver, copy over the .desktop file to your Home folder:

mkdir -p ~/.config/autostart
cp /etc/xdg/autostart/light-locker.desktop ~/.config/autostart/

Then edit ~/.config/autostart/light-locker.desktop and change the "Exec=" line to:

Exec=/usr/bin/light-locker --lock-after-screensaver=0

There are other options that can be used in the "Exec=" line, see light-locker(1)

To prevent light-locker from starting at all, add this line to the bottom of the file:


Last edited by Head_on_a_Stick (2016-11-20 14:51:40)

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