Re: [dev] [SLOCK] is not safe

From: Giorgio Lando <>
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 17:12:09 +0100

On Sun 17/01/10, 16:17, Julien Pecqueur wrote:
> I launched slock in my DWM session. I just have to press CTRL+ALT+F1
> and press CTRL+z (to send startx in background an get the hand on the
> shell) and type "killall slock" to unlock the session...

The only locker known to circumvent this problem using plain startx is
vlock, which is actually a virtual console locker, but can do what you
want with 'vlock -n -a' (it switches to a virtual console, locks it and
prevent any futher change of console).
Received on Sun Jan 17 2010 - 16:12:09 UTC

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