LightDM-Locker: Lock root Session / Screen Locker for Ubuntu 13.10

Hello All,

I am working on Ubuntu 13.10 and It is just a Fantastic Experience, will not talk much about Ubuntu 13.10 as this Post is for Locking Root screen in Ubuntu.

I have already shared a How to for Locking root screen in Ubuntu / Red Hat / Fedora with xlockmore but when i tried the same it is saying me that xlockmore is no more available, So Simplest way to lock screen i have started find for alternative of xlockmore and I got a very nice alternative of xlockmore in fact it is very good thn Xlock more ! but remember this alternative i have found is only for Ubuntu and it is only for LightDM !


Please perform following steps to Install root Screen locker on Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)

I have performed this Procedure from root user, You need to be root or user with sudo rights for Installing and Adding repositories :-

1. Check LightDM Version :-

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# lightdm --version

if you have 1.7.5-1.7.9 version, please don’t install it.

2. If you have latest version then above You can now proceed further and Add repository :-

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:light-locker/release

3. Once you are done with adding repository, Update repositories database :-

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# apt-get update

4. Now It’s time to Install LightDM-Locker :-

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# apt-get install light-locker

5. Once Light Locker Installation gets finished, You can Now Lock your screen with Root.

root@tejasbarot-linux-blog:~# light-locker-command -l

6. To make it more simpler, You can create a Keyboard Shortcut to Lock the Screen Immediately .

Hope this helps you all.

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