Re: [dev] [slock] Ctrl+Alt+Backspace Xorg Termination works

From: Markus Teich <>
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:30:47 +0200

Mattias Andrée wrote:
> Nick <> wrote:
> > Wouldn't it make sense to add this functionality directly to slock?
> Yes it would. Of course, it needs to be optional.
> My university have a rule that you may not lock the computer for more than 10
> minutes, thus it is required that students can press ctrl+alt+backspace to
> kill X and return the the display manager. In this case, it would be useful
> if ctrl+alt+backspace was automatically added (even if it was not present when
> slock was started) after 10 minutes.


these kind of features should not be included in slock, since:

* They can easily be achieved by a simple wrapper script as already mentioned.
* More code => more bugs and greater attack surface => not good for security.

Received on Sun Sep 27 2015 - 16:30:47 CEST

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