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

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 3 21:05:57 UTC 2012

On 3 December 2012 19:48, scoundrel50a <scoundrel50a at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

Does it suspend if you do it from the menu in the cog in the top right
hand corner?


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