slimlock man page

slimlock ā€” 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