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i3lock

Simple screen locker built for the i3 window manager. More information: https://i3wm.org/i3lock.

  • Lock screen with a simple color background (rrggbb format):

i3lock -c {{0000ff}}

  • Lock screen to a PNG background:

i3lock -i {{path/to/picture.png}}

  • Disable the unlock indicator (removes feedback on keypress):

i3lock -u

  • Display mouse pointer instead of hiding it ('default' for default pointer, 'win' for a MS Windows pointer):

i3lock -p {{default|win}}

  • Lock screen to a PNG background displayed in multiple monitors, with enabled mouse pointer:

i3lock -i {{path/to/picture.png}} -p {{default|win}} -t