Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I want to be able to have my computer log me in automatically, then immediatly lock my screen. I have Ubuntu 12.10 and my home folder is encrypted. Please help?

share|improve this question

You can use

xdg-screensaver lock

To lock your screen. Adding this to your start-up applications would lock on log in.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.