Debian -- better screen locking

George Brooke at
Tue Aug 26 13:14:01 CEST 2008

On Tue, 26 Aug 2008 12:11:33 +0200
"arne anka" <openmoko at> wrote:

> > I'm also on Debian. Isn't it best we use a normal screen save and
> > lock solution?. Something like xscreensaver, but I'm still not sure
> > it can be used without a keyboard.
> as long as aux reliably produces a keyboard, that's no hindrance,
> isn't it?
Xscreensaver won't lock the root screen and may not allow the keyboard
to popup over it. It would probably be better to write a simple
screensaver app which is designed to be operated by fingers.
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