May 4, 2011

How can I lock the terminal ?

How can I lock the terminal/command line in Multiuser mode in Linux (I'm using Slackware)?

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Hi!...

Hi!
You may use screen and then log off, screen is present in all distros (at least in the major ones - suse, ubuntu, fedora, redhat, centos, debian, slackware, etc, etc).
Cheers
Pedro Oliveira

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thank you mathew ant atreyu

thank you mathew ant atreyu

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Atreyu, gave a great recommendation, a slackbuild for vlock is available at...

Atreyu, gave a great recommendation, a slackbuild for vlock is available at http://slackbuilds.org/repository/13.37/system/vlock/

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I use vlock on Fedora/RH systems. I don't know if it is standard on...

I use vlock on Fedora/RH systems. I don't know if it is standard on Slackware or not, but this website claims to have it:

http://www.linuxpackages.net/search_view.php?by=name&name=vlock&ver=9.1

hth

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