Could someone tell me, how to actually bind the "Switch User" to a global hotkey? (as for a temporary replacement of lock screen issue)


And the answer was:

dm-tool switch-to-greeter

So, to properly bind this sort of stuff, goto Applications > Keyboard > Application shortcuts, from which Add+, and type in the new command (don't forget to remove the old one). config

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    Actually, both the feature and command can be found within the default application menu in Xubuntu 18.04. Right-click on Whisker Menu, then select Properties > Commands - Enable "Switch Users". – clearkimura Oct 9 at 16:09
  • Thanks. I was more looking for a way to set a hotkey like WIN+L to lock the desktop (and since the regular one gives a black screen, the user switch screen was the target) – AppleBuckler Oct 10 at 7:47
  • Welcome to AskUbuntu! This answer would be far more useful if you would be so bold as to include the steps you used to bind the above command to a hot key. If you do so, ping me and I'll upvote. – Elder Geek Oct 10 at 21:02
  • Sure, not a problem. – AppleBuckler Oct 15 at 8:08

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