Re: locking idle text consoles
From: jathan. (jathan_at_gmail.com)
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 10:52:05 -0500 To: Cristian Grigoriu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Ever tried vlock?
On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 12:26:47 +0200, Cristian Grigoriu
> 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,
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