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= Kacpid =
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== Slimlock configuration ==
  
Q: Can someone add a section about this? Is it an alternative to ACPID?
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on a macbook air 4,2 i could not get the suggested configuration for slimlock on lid close to work:
  
A: No it's actually a kernel thread that is running due to an acpi module that is loaded into the kernel, like "thermal" or "battery". You can use the kernel argument noacpi in grub to disable acpi in the kernel. --[[User:VitaminJ|VitaminJ]] 05:33, 18 February 2011 (EST)
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DISPLAY=:0.0 su -c - username /usr/bin/slimlock
  
==Screen Blanking==
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i had to use:
Q: How do you keep the screen blanked when an external mouse is plugged in? Screen will blank when lid is closed, but if you move the mouse it will light up again and you'll see the light coming through the cracks. --[[User:VitaminJ|VitaminJ]] 05:32, 18 February 2011 (EST)
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su -s $USERNAME /bin/sh -c "/usr/bin/slimlock"
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Revision as of 01:29, 16 April 2013

Slimlock configuration

on a macbook air 4,2 i could not get the suggested configuration for slimlock on lid close to work:

DISPLAY=:0.0 su -c - username /usr/bin/slimlock

i had to use:

su -s $USERNAME /bin/sh -c "/usr/bin/slimlock"

(suggested complimentary configuration)