[ubuntu-uk] Locking screen.......

scoundrel50a scoundrel50a at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 19:48:23 UTC 2012

On 03/12/12 13:13, Colin Law wrote:
> On 3 December 2012 10:29, scoundrel50a <scoundrel50a at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am running 12.04 and after an update I suddenly found that when I close
>> the laptop the screen doesnt lock, and when I says close I mean shut the lid
>> down.....when I lift the lid again, the laptop just restarts with no need
>> for you to add your username and password....not very secure. How can I get
>> it to need a password when the lid is lifted
> Is it acutally suspending (sleeping) ok? Usually the power led flashes
> when suspended.  Assuming it is suspending then go to System Settings
>> Brightness and Lock where there is a checkbox "Require my password
> when waking from suspend".
> If it is not actually suspending then have a look in System Settings >
> Power and make sure you have Suspend as the option for when you close
> the lid.
> Colin
Hi Thank you for your reply, in Settings>Power under 'When lid is 
closed' is says Suspend, but it doesnt, when I lift the lid up there is 
no log in screen it just goes straight to the desktop

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