LightDM locker stable released, Install it in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring

Install Light-Locker in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 RaringLight-Locker is simple locker designed to work with LightDM, it is forked of gnome-screensaver and it’s aims to have secure, simple, and well integrated lock-screen with the desktop.Basically light-locker relies on LightDM for lock and unlock session via ConsoleKit/UPower or logind/systemd.LightDM has built-in support for user-switching and session-locking, however it doesn’t actually lock your session. Meaning if you switch users, LightDM will re-spawn on a new TTY. If your active TTY is VT7 then it’ll re-spawn on VT8. So theoretically users can go back to their supposedly locked session with Ctrl+Alt+F7. This is where light-locker steps in. It really locks your session (standing on the shoulders of years of testing and security of gnome-screensaver, of which it was forked) and forwards you back to the LightDM greeter in case you really end up on your locked session VT.Requirements by developers:To use light-locker with

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