[Trilug-ontopic] auto-detach for screen?

Cristóbal Palmer cristobalpalmer at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 10:48:28 EST 2007

On Nov 19, 2007 11:53 PM, Jeremy Portzer <jeremyp at pobox.com> wrote:
> Okay, I guess that makes sense, but as Matt replied, I don't see how
> this would ever happen in practice, given the ease of locking things
> when stepping away.  But I guess Cristóbal works in a university where
> he might be using a shared terminal of sorts?  Don't these terminals run
> "xlock" or similar?  Personally I never have a reason to use any
> computer but my own.

In practice, yes, I am fairly religious about locking my Gnome session
with '<ctrl><alt>l' when walking away, but I *do* work in a large
shared office and I *do* regularly find myself helping coworkers at
their machines.

I guess I just want a dummy cord of sorts.

Cristóbal M. Palmer
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