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Re: locking all terminals w/ a single command?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: locking all terminals w/ a single command?
- From: sen_ml_(_at_)_eccosys_(_dot_)_com
- Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 16:38:07 +0900
From: Matthew Weigel <Matthew_Weigel_(_at_)_ursa-minor_(_dot_)_fac_(_dot_)_cs_(_dot_)_cmu_(_dot_)_edu>
Subject: Re: locking all terminals w/ a single command?
Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 01:24:02 -0500
> > i want to be able to walk away from my system for a few minutes w/o
> > having to switch among all virtual terminals and run lock on all of
> > them separately.
> This is not meant to be patronizing, but have you looked at using
thanks for the suggestion, but we went over this earlier in the
> It supports a locking feature which supports locking all the
> screens (using lock, no less!). I realize it will be a bit different
> from virtual terminals, but it is also much more powerful!
that's actually part of the problem for me -- i don't want all the
extra stuff available. it was hard to avoid using all the features
when i was still a screen user ;-)
> You'll have to get it out of ports, though (or out of packages, since
> it's widely enough used to be precompiled for most architectures) --
another problem for me is that it's a port/package. if it became part
of openbsd itself, i would feel much better about using it, but even
then, i am not so sure.
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