Forcing power manager to use slock instead of light-locker

Justin Mathew mjustin at
Mon Mar 23 17:37:00 CET 2020

Oops, it isn't installed.

BL uses openbox desktop, so I am assuming it's using openbox session. In this case, is there a way to force power manager to use slock?

Justin Mathew

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On Monday, March 23, 2020 10:00 PM, Bjoern Franke <bjo at> wrote:

> Am 23.03.20 um 16:06 schrieb Justin Mathew:
> > Yes, I had seen some solutions and troubleshooting using xflock4 while doing my research on this.
> > As far as I know, it's a bash script, but I can't find it in my system. I am running a BunsenLabs Helium system which is based on Debian 9.
> > Can I just create one and place it where?
> I think xflock4 is some kind of internal called, so your installation is
> missing something. But xflock4 is part of xfce4-session[1], so I assume
> it is also installed at your system.
> Regards
> Bjoern
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