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Vlock is a console screen locker.
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== Install ==
 
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To install Whisker Menu, emerge it:
You can use it inside an terminal emulator or TTY.
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Of course running it on a terminal emulator doesn't make much sense since people would still be able to access the rest of your computer if you wouldn't lock it.
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One reason could be that you log in as root or ssh into another computer and want to log that session.
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A more common use is, in case you don't use a login manager like for example GDM/Slim and log into X from TTY you can use it to lock your screen after logging it.
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So another person can't just kill X and use your terminal while you are gone.
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<console>
 
<console>
###i## startx && vlock
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###i## emerge xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin
 
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== USE-Flags ==
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After Whisker Menu has been emerged, we must enable it. To do this:
* pam
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# Right click on the panel that you want to add Whisker Menu to, select panel, and then panel preferences.
* test
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# Click on the items tab.
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# Click the plus button on the right-hand side of the window to add a new plugin to the panel.
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# Scroll down the list and select 'Whisker Menu', then click 'Add'.
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Whisker Menu has now been added to your panel and can be moved around to your liking by dragging.
  
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== Configuration ==
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To configure Whisker Menu, right click on its icon in the panel, then select 'Properties'.
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Revision as of 22:12, September 12, 2014

xfce-extra/xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin


Source Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree

Summary: This package installs the Whiskermenu plugin for xfce4, which serves as an alternative to the default application menu.


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Install

To install Whisker Menu, emerge it:

# emerge xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin

After Whisker Menu has been emerged, we must enable it. To do this:

  1. Right click on the panel that you want to add Whisker Menu to, select panel, and then panel preferences.
  2. Click on the items tab.
  3. Click the plus button on the right-hand side of the window to add a new plugin to the panel.
  4. Scroll down the list and select 'Whisker Menu', then click 'Add'.

Whisker Menu has now been added to your panel and can be moved around to your liking by dragging.

Configuration

To configure Whisker Menu, right click on its icon in the panel, then select 'Properties'.