kde4 lock screen command

qdbus org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver /ScreenSaver Lock
If you wish to launch the kde4 screen saver without the password prompt to exit, use this command: qdbus org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver /ScreenSaver org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver.SetActive True Also can be done with: /usr/lib/kde4/libexec/kscreenlocker --forcelock

By: starchox
2010-01-26 17:50:10

What Others Think

Your qdbus command just blanks my screen -- it does not lock it. It may depends on your screensaver settings. This command locks my screen: qdbus org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver /ScreenSaver Lock
weldabar · 491 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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