light-locker-command - Man Page

controls light-locker


light-locker-command [OPTION...]


light-locker-command is a tool for controlling an already running instance of light-locker. This is done through LightDM which doesn't ensure light-locker is running.


-q,  --query

Query the state of the locker

-t,  --time

Query the length of time the locker has been active

-l,  --lock

Tells the running locker process to lock the screen immediately

-a,  --activate

Turn the screensaver on (blank the screen)

-d,  --deactivate

If the screensaver is active then deactivate it (un-blank the screen)

-p,  --poke

Poke the running locker to simulate user activity

-i,  --inhibit

Inhibit the screensaver from activating. Terminate the light-locker-command process to end inhibition.

-n,  --application-name

The calling application that is inhibiting the screensaver

-r,  --reason

The reason for inhibiting the screensaver

-V,  --version

Version of this application

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2014-03-23 The Cavalry