slock

simple X display locker utility
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commit bd069b08c5fe4fea3c78f6991a849b19ed40cbe0
parent 2d85c5baed4c4b4ecc19f7934fac1fc6a5b5c410
Author: FRIGN <dev@frign.de>
Date:   Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:20:51 +0200

Add a section on security considerations

The section on security considerations sheds some light on the problems that we
can't solve within slock but which the user has to solve in his X configuration.

Diffstat:
slock.1 | 12++++++++++++
1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/slock.1 b/slock.1 @@ -17,6 +17,18 @@ is executed after the screen has been locked. .It Fl v Print version information to stdout and exit. .El +.Sh SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS +To make sure a locked screen can not be bypassed by switching VTs +or killing the X server with Ctrl+Alt+Backspace, it is recommended +to disable both in +.Xr xorg.conf 5 +for maximum security: +.Bd -literal -offset left +Section "ServerFlags" + Option "DontVTSwitch" "True" + Option "DontZap" "True" +EndSection +.Ed .Sh EXAMPLES $ .Nm