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Screen locking very poor for privacy after suspend
« on: October 28, 2018, 03:03:31 am »
When I awake the netbook after a suspend, I am clearly shown what was on the screen for several seconds before a translucent screen still shows it through a slight blur while I type the password.

This is screen locking, sure, but it's not exactly protecting privacy.

I suspect that the degree of translucency is a setting somewhere, but is there any way to have it start up without showing the underlying screen at all?

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Re: Screen locking very poor for privacy after suspend
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2018, 07:28:06 am »
Try installing light-locker and light-locker-settings
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sudo apt-get install light-locker light-locker-settings
which should switch you to light-locker instead of i3lock
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Re: Screen locking very poor for privacy after suspend
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2018, 02:34:50 pm »
(Does that, logs out, logs back in again, and suspends...)

Ah that's better - it's like the original login screen.

Thank you!

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Re: Screen locking very poor for privacy after suspend
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2018, 09:11:12 am »
You're most welcome :)

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