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Fastfwd
January 19th, 2009, 01:50 PM
I was trying ubuntu on live-usb and created a user for myself but then even if I ask it to lock screen it just becomes dark until I move the mouse of press a key. It never asks for a password.

Is this expected for the live-usb version?

krisrowland
April 15th, 2009, 02:30 AM
Hi :)

My solution to this problem is discussed on another Ubuntu Forums thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7073769#post7073769) and my bLog (http://krisrowland.wordpress.com/2009/04/06/screen-lock-with-xlock-on-persistent-live-usb-ubuntu-810-intrepid/).

In short, yes it's expected behaviour, but it really shouldn't have turned out that way. The removal of screen-locking was a response to a more serious issue with Live sessions (read my posts).

Hope it helps.

Cheers,
Kris