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14.2 > Desktop > i3lock (2.10)

i3lock is a simple screen locker like slock.

This SlackBuild patches i3lock to not to use PAM, and is as such usable in
For verifying the password it uses shadow instead. Because of that, it needs
suid permissions, but those privileges are dropped as soon as possible.
The code for this was taken from slock. See the patch and LICENSE-slock.

This requires: libev, libxkbcommon

Maintained by: mid-kid
Keywords: lock,screen lock,xscreensaver,i3,lock screen
ChangeLog: i3lock


Source Downloads:
i3lock-2.10.tar.bz2 (a496ec274c2f75bbefaa088c4d18ec85)

Download SlackBuild:
i3lock.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.2

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