Re: locking idle text consoles

From: jathan. (jathan_at_gmail.com)
Date: 11/22/04

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    Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 10:52:05 -0500
    To: Cristian Grigoriu <cristian.grigoriu@provus.ro>
    
    

    Ever tried vlock?

    On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 12:26:47 +0200, Cristian Grigoriu
    <cristian.grigoriu@provus.ro> wrote:
    > Hello everybody,
    >
    > I wonder if it's possible to lock out idle text consoles. The intended
    > behaviour would be the same as a screensaver's in X Windows environment.
    >
    > Unfortunately $TMOUT doesn't help here. First, it closes the session by
    > logging out the user, second it counts screen updates as activity and
    > last it could be easily circumvented by a user launching another shell.
    >
    > Thank you,
    >
    > Grig
    >

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