Lock the screen with LightDM

Pierre Gobin pierre.gobin at sfr.fr
Thu Jun 21 19:17:59 UTC 2012

Le 21/06/2012 21:10, Ryan Porter a écrit :
>> As far I know, Ubuntu 12.10 will use LightDM to lock the screen
>> (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ypvxcSmwNKKMZawit-0r6uLnbTxoA-XoyB0ZNCKNMSg/edit?pli=1).
>> I think it would be great if Lubuntu did the same. Indeed, today it uses
>> xscreensaver, which is not very aesthetic. Using LightDM would be more
>> homogeneous.
>> Some opinions on that ?
> I don't agree that xscreensaver isn't very aesthetic. I love the oodles
> of different savers there are, and the fact that you can customize them.
> Does LightDM include an Apple ][ simulator? A BSOD simulation? Piles and
> Piles of random bizarre shapes? I will always stick with dear old
> xscreensaver, because it's got such a wonderful variety.
> --Ryan

Sorry, I was not talking about the different screensavers, but about the 
lock screen itself. And I don't find it very aesthetic. Besides, we 
can't customize it (apparently for security reasons).

Pierre GOBIN

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