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I might have uninstalled some packages I shouldn't. For now, the only thing I've been missing is the lock screen. When I press Ctrl + Alt + L, or press the "Lock" button on the shutdown menu or I press the turn-off button and select "lock" nothing happens.

Do you guys have any ideas on what I can do?

Thanks.

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Possible duplicate: Keyboard shortcut for Lockscreen not working – Radu Rădeanu May 7 '13 at 19:39
    
Nope. In my case, none of the ways lock the screen. – robertokl May 7 '13 at 20:01
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Install gnome-screensaver

sudo apt-get install gnome-screensaver
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I was pretty sure I checked that gnome-screensaver was there.. But it worked.. Odd.. Thank you :) – robertokl May 8 '13 at 13:27
    
Thanks for this. I forgot I uninstalled this xD – Tek Jun 17 '13 at 11:15
    
Also see askubuntu.com/questions/184728/… – Aaron Aug 21 '13 at 16:15

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