slimlock man page

slimlock — Unholy Screen Locker

Synopsis

slimlock [-v]

Description

The Frankenstein's monster of screen lockers. Grafting SLiM and slock together leads to blood, tears, and locked screens.

Options

-v
display version information

Configuration

Slimlock reads the same configuration files you use for SLiM. It looks in CFGDIR/slim.conf and CFGDIR/slimlock.conf, where CFGDIR is defined in the makefile. The options that are read from slim.conf are hidecursor, current_theme, background_color, and background_style, screenshot_cmd, and welcome_msg. See the SLiM docs for more information.

slimlock.conf contains the following settings:

dpms_standby_timeout
number of seconds of inactivity before the screen blanks. Default: 60
dpms_off_timeout
number of seconds of inactivity before the screen is turned off. Default: 600
wrong_passwd_timeout
delay in seconds after an incorrect password is entered. Default: 2
passwd_feedback_msg
message to display after a failed authentication attempt. Default: Authentication failed
passwd_feedback_capslock
message to display after a failed authentication attempt if the CapsLock is on. Default: Authentication failed (CapsLock is on)
show_username
1 to show username on themes with single input field; 0 to disable. Default: 1
show_welcome_msg
1 to show SLiM's welcome message; 0 to disable. Default: 0
tty_lock
1 to disallow virtual terminals switching; 0 to allow. Default: 1
bell
1 to enable the bell on authentication failure; 0 to disable. Default: 1

See Also

slim(1)

Info

June 10, 2011 version 0.8