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Black Screen after Login from Lock or Sleep or suspend mode

My setup: NUC i5-10210U 1.60 GHz EOS 5.1.6 Hera Intel UHD Graphics (rev.02) When I login in the morning after locking the machine the night before I login successfully but then my screen is black. I ...
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failure to turn off display

I wanted to turn off my display when I lock. I am hoping to link the command to a shortcut but I cant turn off my display. tried sleep 1 && xset dpms force off The display just turns back ...
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Is there a way to lock certain apps?

I share my PC with my brother. So, I was wondering if there was any way to lock certain apps. Making another account or a guest account is out of the question. Is there any app to do so?
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Does anyone know why I cant lock my pc

When I try to lock my PC with the shortcut meta-L or in the power menu nothing happens. I can lock my PC with dm-tool lock but that is not very handy. Does anyone knows a fix for this problem? ...
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I don't know what I did but my lock screen looks like the the one Ubuntu

I've had this problem for two or three weeks ago, but I didn't bother to address it. Now I miss the Elementary style. This is how it looks like: Also when I create a new user and its home screen, ...
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Black screen before login screen

When I lock my device, first few black screens are shown along with "GPU artifacts". Is this normal? (This is my first time using Elementary OS)
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Elementary OS closing all apps after locked for a long period

I've been having a problem for about 3 months now: after a few hours with the screen locked, when I login I find all apps closed. Even the dock is closed. If it is for an hour or less (I have not ...
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elementary OS elementary OS 5.1 Hera shortcut of lock

I can't use the keyboard shortcut for lock. I tried the key combination + L but it doesn't work. Hope its a bug.
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Screens does not lock before sleep

When I close my laptop it suspends as expected, however it does not lock the screen before going to sleep. As a result, when I open the laptop (and thus waking up the laptop) I can see all open ...
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Very slow wakeup from locked screen

My elementary 5.0 is extremely slow to wake up from locked screen after it's been locked for a while. I input my password and then nothing happens for a long time. We're talking minutes. How would I ...
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Elementary won't resume after sleep

When I lock my desktop PC or let it sleep it often won't resume after waking. Sometimes the screen just flickers and sometimes I get a underscore (_) on the screen while it does nothing. I'm on the ...
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Black screen on locking the elementary OS with windows + L key

I installed Elementary OS a couple of days back. The windows + L key worked fine till sometime back but when i now do the same the screen turns black and i have no other option but to force shutdown ...
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How to unlock without the mouse? [closed]

When I try to unlock, I'm unable to focus the password input without clicking the mouse, is there a way around this so I can focus the input without a mouse? There doesn't appear to be any setting for ...
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Lock Screen shortcut setup

Is there a keyboard shortcut that can be used to manually lock the screen? If not, can it be configured somehow? Any pointer to relevant documentation would help. Thanks, Arjuna
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What value should lightdm have in screensaver-timeout= to stop the monitor from turning off?

I want to stop the monitor from turning off in the login and lock screen. On the lightdm config file there is this line: screensaver-timeout= I tried to put a value of 0 and -1, but both make the ...