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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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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 ...
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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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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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Issue with Greeter on boot

When booting the computer, after succesfully showing the elementary splash, when presented with the lockscreen greeter, the screen only shows the background grey and app indicator icons in the top ...
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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 ...
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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 ...