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The simple tools to get mouse position is xdotool just install first and follow steps: sudo apt-get install xdotool then we are useing xdotool getmouselocation --shell to see the current position of mouse: the result will be something like this: X=845 Y=447 SCREEN=0 or by running eval $(xdotool getmouselocation --shell) will put the position into shell ...
I could not find any settings in the Compiz manager, nor in the Unity Tweak settings (which uses the same), but if you add the script below to your Startup Applications, it will check your screen resolution and your mouse position. If the mouse is within a marge from the corner (set in the head of the script) it will lock the screen. How to use Install ...
Try this: Open command line (Ctrl+Alt+T) and enter this command: sudo apt-get install --reinstall gnome-control-center It will prompt you for password, enter your password. Once it's done, check if the system settings has been properly installed and whether the stuff is back. Reboot if necessary.
I had this problem after I installed cinnamon, had to remove it. Wish I could comment.
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