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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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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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How to unlock folders?

I'm new to Elementary OS, I'm having an issue with the folders. The folders have lock icons and I can't edit or delete or modify any of the files. These are from the Disk partitions, however, I'm able ...
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Can't Lock My Computer

I just did a clean install of Elementary OS. For some reason, clicking lock (from the upper right) or pressing [mod] + L doesn't lock my computer. Any ideas on how to get my computer to lock?
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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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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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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 ...