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Couldn't execute command: gnome-screensaver-command --lock Verify that this is a valid command

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and a very novice user. From today, I'm suddenly experiencing this problem. If I press Ctrl+Alt+L to lock the PC, I find the following error message Couldn't execute ...
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How do I turn off the onscreen keyboard on the lock screen? [duplicate]

The lock screen has an on screen keyboard that I am unable to disable. I don't remember exactly but I believe I turned it on using the "Screen Keyboard" setting in the Universal Access settings. I've ...
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How do I prevent the Sleep button from locking the screen

My keyboard has a Sleep button. I defined a shortcut in System Settings, Keyboard > Shortcuts > own settings (or similar), so that the Sleep buttons runs a script. That works. But since my upgrade to ...
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How do I disable the lock screen when resuming from suspend or hibernate without losing ability to lock screen manually?

I would like to bypass the password prompt after resuming from suspend or hibernate in Ubuntu 11.10. I tried: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.lockdown disable-lock-screen 'true' But doing so I ...
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Visual keyboard on lockscreen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the on-screen keyboard in the unlock screen? Recently, every time I'm on the lockscreen, the visual keayboard appears at the bottom of the screen. How ...
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How to lock my screen?

I can't enable lock screen mode in my laptop and also in my PC. I went to system setting > screen > lock Ctrl+Alt+L : Nothing happens! the shortcut is there but not works ! sudo apt-get --reinstall ...
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Can I change the lock screen background to be different from the desktop background?

I want the lock screen background to be different from the desktop background in Ubuntu 11.10, how can I do that? It's okay when I am using 11.04, why 11.10 can't? thanks
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disable password prompt on user switch?

I've got 11.10 on a desktop machine with two users. Both users have "Password" set to "Not asked on login" in Users Settings. At startup, either user can log in without a password. But once both users ...
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Missing option to lock screen after last Remote Desktop session disconnects

After installing 11.10 I noticed that the blanking the monitor froze my system (it was not trying to sleep) When I turned that off the the screen did not lock; also there was no option to lock the ...
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Lock screen when XScreenSaver is installed [duplicate]

I'm another user who dislikes the default screen-saver of Oneric. I installed XScreenSaver, but when I want to lock the screen, it doesn't work using CTRL+ALT+L , or using the option on the user ...
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Where is the leave message button in the lock screen?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10, and i noticed there is no "Leave Message" button while my screen is locked. Is it removed, or it's just a bug? Is there any way to bring it back?
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Keyboard Layouts missing in lock screen, 11.10

I'm a frequent user of the USA Dvorak keyboard layout, but have the default QWERTY keyboard. Stuff works simply by adding the layout in the Keyboard settings in Ubuntu, and worked well in 11.04. ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Lock Screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will there be a new lock screen for 12.04? I really like the new login screen that comes with 11.10, and was disappointed that the Lock Screen did not look similar. The ...
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How can I disable lock on resume in 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screen from being locked on suspend? since my upgrade to Oneiric I haven't been able to figure out how to re-disable locking the computer after ...