FreeBSD logon screen

Chad Perrin perrin at
Sat May 7 13:56:06 UTC 2011

On Sat, May 07, 2011 at 09:17:12AM -0400, Eitan Adler wrote:
> On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 9:12 AM, pwnedomina <pwnedomina at> wrote:
> > there is any logon screen manager for freebsd?
> > sometimes computer is idle for sometime and i would like to add a logon
> > screen in it..
> I'm guessing you mean a screen locker for X, not a logon screen.  Take
> a look at x11/xlockmore or x11/xscreensaver.
> If you do want a logon screen take a look at x11/gdm (gnome) and
> x11/xdm both of which act as a display manager and a logon screen.

A much simpler screen locker is slock:

    > pkgsearch -d slock
            Simple screen locker utility for X


Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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