Re: Q: How to "freeze" LTSP sessions - and unfreeze later.
On 23-11-2004 23:11, Ralf Gesel|ensetter wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 23. November 2004 22:24 schrieb Jonas Smedegaard:
>>It looks like xlock has a -remote option that can be abused to lock a
>>screen belonging to someone else.
> okay, thanks for this hint - but not for more than one at a time, I
> guess. And they could just unlock themselves, I suppose.
I have not tried myself, so am guessing too, but suspect your assumption
is incorrect. The is from the manpage of xlock (as found in the Debian
> The remote option tells xlock to not stop you from locking remote
> X11 servers. This option should be used with care and is intended
> mainly to lock X11 terminals which cannot run xlock locally. If
> you lock someone else's workstation, they will have to know your
> password to unlock it. Using +remote overrides any resource
> derived values for remote and prevents xlock from being used to
> lock other X11 servers. (Use `+' instead of `-' to override
> resources for other options that can take the `+' modifier simi-
The way I interpret the above, locking the worstation of someone else
requires _you_ to unlock it again.
Why do you assume only one user can be locked at a time this way?
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