Feature #5684: Screen locker
Investigate how other live/privacy distros do screen locking
Type of work:
- Which password do they use?
- Where/how is it stored?
#7 Updated by sajolida about 5 years ago
- Status changed from In Progress to Resolved
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Here are my results, the overall impression is pretty bad. The only live distro I could lock the screen is Kali with its default password.
- Knoppix: No password whatsoever, so not possible to lock (or unlock!). See http://www.linux-magazine.com/Online/Features/Getting-Started-with-Knoppix-7.3
- Grml: No integrate screen locker, no xlock.
- Jondo: Ask for user password on boot, then I didn't find a way of locking the screen. No xlock.
- LPS: No integrated screenlocker, nothing in the user guide. No xlock.
- Kali: Lock screen through GNOME and the default password (
- Elive: Graphical problem in libvirt. Don't start from USB either, no documentation. Couldn't test.
- Tanglu: Lock screen through GNOME and the default password (
- Debian Live: Lock screen through GNOME and the default password (