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LightDM Session Locker `Light Locker` Sees First Stable Release

Light Locker, the new session locker for LightDM forked from GNOME Screensaver, has reached version 1.0 (stable).According to its GitHub description, Light Locker aims to be simple, secure and well integrated with the desktop while not carrying any desktop-specific dependencies.Using it, LightDM will be used for screen locking so the lock screen will look identical to the LightDM greeter:Unfortunately, Light Locker needs at least LightDM 1.7.0 and doesn’t work with LightDM 1.7.5-1.7.9 which basically that the only supported Ubuntu version is the latest 13.10 Saucy Salamander.But the good news is that all the reported bugs have been fixed so Light Locker should now work properly when resuming from suspend or when using the session menu. There is one thing that didn’t work in my test: I’ve set “Lock” to ON under System Settings > Brightness & Lock (under Unity), but the screen wasn’t locked. I’m not sure if this is a Light Locker or GNOME Control Center issue though.For more information about Light Locker 1.0, see the release announcement.Install Light Locker in Ubuntu1. Before installing Light Locker, I recommend removing gnome-screensaver (for Unity / GNOME Shell with LightDM) to avoid conflicts:sudo apt-get remove gnome-screensaver2. To install Light Locker in Ubuntu

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