locking screen on suspend

Jonathan Stott jonathan.stott at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 16:10:42 CET 2011

On 20 February 2011 13:19, Ali Abdallah <aliov at xfce.org> wrote:
> On 02/20/2011 12:46 PM, Jonathan Stott wrote:
>> When I tell the session to suspend via the log out dialog, it
>> suspends, but doesn't lock the screen.  What configuration do I need
>> to enable to have the session suspend honour those settings?
> There is no way to lock the screen from the log out dialog, this issue will
> be addressed in future xfce releases by having a wide configuration between
> the power manager and the session manager.

Ah, thanks for the quick response.

Is there some way I can call suspend from a script, so I can at least
make a suspend button for the panel?  The application page on
goodies.xfce.org mentions that there is a dbus interface, but doesn't
give any details on it.


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