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Re: [trinity-users] Re: How to stop screen/session lock?

From: William Morder <doctor_contendo@...>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 02:54:46 -0700

On Wednesday 20 June 2018 14:15:52 Kate Draven wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 June 2018, deloptes wrote:
> >  Jimmy Johnson wrote:
> > > when I close the lid the screen locks and I
> > > have to plug a external keyboard in to type the password, what a pain
> > > and it would help a lot if I can turn off screen session lock.  Anybody
> > > know how to turn it off?
> >
> > Have you tried TDEPowersave -> Settings -> General (might not be exact
> > english name as I use different locale)
> >
> > there is lid close, powerbutton etc. I disable everything but powerbutton
> > action. Then you can close lid and work on.
> >
> > However I do not get the point with plug in external keyboard - you said
> > note book - why can you not access the keyboard on your notebook - you
> > just need to open the lid
> >
> > regards
> >
> >
> >
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Sometimes I use a laptop as a workstation. I plug in a kb, mouse and large
> monitor. Then I close the laptop to keep it safe.
>
> Kate
>
>

I'm pretty sure that you can disable all those feature in the power-saving 
settings. I don't do it for closing the laptop lid, but I generally disable 
the power-saver settings when I am using my screensaver, and that's where I 
see the setting to power off when the lid is closed, etc. 

Bill