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Ubuntu can not turn the monitor on after unlock

Ubuntu 22.04, 5.15.0-41-generic, i12700K integrated graphics, monitor Asus pg32uq connected through HDMI. This is not a laptop. All power saving features that I could find through GUI settings are ...
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How to shorten unlock time in 22.04

I'v just installed a fresh Ubuntu 22.04 on a Dell latitude 5480. Except for upgrading the packages, I haven't done anything - not even changing the driver (default is xorg). When the screen is locked, ...
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Auto unlock encrypted laptop at startup

I have a laptop with fully encrypted Ubuntu 22.04 (except /boot). If possible I would like to unlock it automatically at startup whenever it stands on its place at home (and not whenever it is ...
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Unlock screen Ubuntu 20.04 takes long time

I've installed new fresh Ubuntu 20.04. After locking the screen, for the first time in a while, unlocking is done too quickly but if immediately lock the screen again or lock it after a while, ...
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open source fingerprint sensor driver for dell xps 13 9310?

The lsusb on my Dell XPS 13 9310 shows this: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 27c6:533c Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. FingerPrint if I rememebr correctly, there's a priprietary driver for this sensor. Is ...
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How do I reduce password requests?

I've just recently started daily driving Ubuntu and I am taken aback by how many times in a day I need to write my password; there are situations in which I input it every few minutes. Now I don't ...
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Screen Brightness reset issue

I have a brand new lenovo 5 pro laptop with Windows 10 + Ubuntu 20.04 dual boot installation, and I am facing a weird issue. Every time my screen sleeps and locks due to inactivity, and when I unlock ...
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Unlock Partition on Linux

I locked a partition in my past OS (Windows 10), then I moved to Linux (Ubuntu) but I forgot to unlock the partition, So How can I unlock this?
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Settings > Users > Unlock button does not work (20.04)

Settings > Users > Unlock button should trigger "Auth required" but does not work / is disabled in 20.04 Gnome, just prompts "Dialog is locked" on hover. Duh! sudo gnome-...
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Bluetooth keyboard to unlock encrypted disk (20.10)

I have found discussions of this issue, but no solution, so far. What needs to be done to have a bluetooth keyboard paired (BCM20730 chipset) to provide the password for an encrypted disk?
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Xubuntu 20.04 double screen unlock, sometimes even not working

I have Xubuntu 20.04. It was originally Ubuntu and then I added xubuntu-desktop. It was also initially 19.04 and I upgraded to 20.04 via 19.10. I'm using Xfce and when screen locks with password I ...
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Duplicated dock icons on Ubuntu 20.04 when I unlock the screen

When I unlock the screen on my Ubuntu 20.04, every app icon is duplicated(picture link below) My extension: Dash to Dock My customisation: Theme: Adapta-Cyan-Nokto-Eta Icons: OieIcons I use tweaks ...
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What is the login password to unlock Keyring Authorization in 20.04?

At boot up, I get a pop up message stating, Authentication Required, The login keyring did not get unlocked when you logged into your computer. Below this message there is a an area for the authorized ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 takes a lot of time to unlock

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 a couple months ago and just recently when I try to wake my computer from suspension and type in the password the screen freezes for at least a minute but the cursor keeps ...
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Clipboard content missed after screen is locked and unlocked

Steps to reproduce: Copy a text in your clipboard Lock the screen (Win+L) Login again Try to Paste the text and it cannot be restored. Note that I did't have this problem with my Ubuntu 15.10. ...
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My System is failed to unlocked

I mistakenly change my variable path of my xubuntu 18.04, i have tried many options found in this platform but is not working for me. Please i need an urgent help Screenshotof my tty4 console
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Can a WD passport drive be unlocked from ubuntu

I have ubuntu 17.10 installed in dual-boot with Windows 7 pro on AMD64. The Windows-accessible files (NTFS) are backed up on an encrypted WD passport 4 GB usb drive. There is a "virtual CD" visible ...
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How to unlock Linux Ubuntu 16.04?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Recently (about 7 months ago) I got a notification about installing a new update. I ignored it for a while until I decided I would go through with it. It led me through a ...
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Remove swipe to unlock curtain shield from Ubuntu 19.04 with GNOME Shell

I think having the choice to disable this swipe to unlock (phone style) clock curtain as shown in the screenshot below is necessary. Unfortunately, there is no such settings and the "Disable Screen ...
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Unlock files restored

I'm new to Ubuntu and just restored files and they are locked and was restored in home with files naming recup_dir.1 and so on. How can I unlock them and in which folder my pics are lying?
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How to unlock the lock-screen with mouse only

I use the automatic login and this method to lock the screen of my Ubuntu 18.04.3. 90% of the time it works as a media player and I controll it with the remote mouse. And I have to use the screen ...
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Very slow password checking on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS starting a few days ago

So whenever my password is entered it is taking 30-60 seconds to check it. This is happening on the unlock screen, when using sudo in the terminal and on any other graphical interface that uses a ...
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How can I make sound play when I unlock the system?

Before that, I made a script that played a sound when a session starts (it is in autoload). How can I make it the same, but with unlocking?
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Unable to mount unencrypted drive from live USB

My son kindly crashed my laptop and when I restarted it, cryptsetup did not accept my password (going into 60 minute delay). I cannot launch Ubuntu 18.04 that I have installed on my laptop SSD, but I ...
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How to check unlock history in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I am running on a laptop with Ubuntu 18.04. Please guide me how to check the history of when my PC was unlocked.
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Detect who try to unlock screen by webcam

Is there a easy way to detect somebody who try to unlock screen by webcam?
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Hard disk locked

I have a problem, mi external hard disk is locked. Someone knows how to solve this problem. When I try to access it by inserting the password, an error message appears. It says: 'Error unlocking, ...
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How to unlock the screen at the start of the laptop [closed]

I set two passwords, one for the screen and one for the startup. When I start the laptop, appears a dialog box that says "Enter password" with 8 spaces to type. This is before you can see any screen ...
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How do I unlock the screen?

I just installed 18.04 and after a few minutes the screen locks and I have no idea how to unlock it, so I have to restart the machine. There must be a simple way, but no suggestions jump at me.
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How to get Dbus Session with root user privileges

I am using libdbus library and have written code in C language in which I am trying to fetch the screen lock and unlock events using "com.canonical.Unity.Session","IsLocked" entry. The compilation is ...
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Banned blocked IP location in Ubuntu Trusty

I am using this script for block port port scanning. If an IP is trying to using nmap or some scanner tool for port scanning IP, its IP will be move to blacklist for 86400 seconds. The tutorial I ...
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Unlocking computer takes really long time when scaling is enabled

I have problem with unlocking of my machine running Ubutnu 16.04 LTS. It's almost fresh installation (few weeks old) and I have problem with really slow unlocking (tens of seconds). I have enabled ...
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Text partially disappearing in many applications after unlocking on Xubuntu

Ever since I updated to the new Xubuntu version (16) I have two behaviours: sometimes I have to switch tty after unlocking the Laptop to make my mouse cursor appear again. I heard it is related to ...
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Using Hyper-V, I can't get past the unlock drive

When I type my password, it only shows what is being typed in the top left and doesn't actually input the password
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How to remote unlocking a fully encrypted ubuntu 16.04 server? [duplicate]

I want to remote unlock a fully encrypted server using dropbear in the initramfs process. My procedure that has worked from ubuntu 10.04 to ubuntu 14.04, does not work on ubuntu 16.04. I noticed ...
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How to permanently unlock partitions from launcher in 16.04

I tried to unlock partitions from the launcher, but they keeps reappearing after every reboot. Is there any good way to permanently remove partitions from the launcher? This is happening only on ...
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how to unlock bluetooth service in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

After installing ubuntu 15.10 i have some problems with bluetooth file sharing:my PC has established BT connection to Samsung phone and I can send files from my PC to phone, but can't do it otherwise. ...
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Login to computer with Android phone

Is it possible to login or unlock my Ubuntu computer with my android phone over WiFi? I am looking for some functionality like that offered by rohos logon key for windows and osx which unlocks the ...
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Double unlock needed with kde

I installed kde plasma desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that whenever the screen is locked, i have to type my password twice to unlock the session: once in the unity ubuntu and once in the ...
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Unlock sd card ubuntu touch

How to access SD-card within Aquaris E4.5 (Ubuntu edition)? There is anyway to have the SD card unlocked permanently? I dont wanna do that everytime :/
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Windows are closed after unlocking

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a long time. Recently when I lock my computer and unlock it after a while, Unity starts normal but all windows are closed. I was willing to share some (actual) info, ...
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unlock app from root

i tried to lock pidgin application through the following code written on another thread jai@frank-Jai:~$ sudo chown root:root /usr/bin/pidgin [sudo] password for jai: $$$$$$ jai@frank-Jai:~$ sudo ...
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lockdir.exe open in linux

I have locked my files using lockdir.exe in my external hard drive when I had Windows 8 in my lap top. I know the password. But now I am using linux 14.04 and now I need to get those file but I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login screen password always incorrect

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time boot. I am a long time MS Windows user and don't like where Windows is headed so I decided to switch to Ubuntu and only use Windows for gaming. ...
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Lock-screen to take a picture after incorrect password [duplicate]

Is there a way to modify the lock screen to show a custom message and/or take a picture (/w the webcam) when incorrect password was typed in? (Like it was shown in the movie Goodbye World) (And does ...
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How to Unlock Maxtor Blackarmor Portable hard drive disk

I have a Maxtor portable Hard drive Disk. I can't unlock it. It has a launcher.exe file . Is there any unlock utility ?
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There are alternative ways to unlock the screen other than writing the password?

Can I unlock the stand-by screen with a pattern (like in Android phones), or face recognition?
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How to unlock a USB Broadband Modem

I have a Huawei E303 modem given by a Mobile Broadband Service Provider. I did Pay for it. I had terminated the service from that service provider. But I cannot use that modem which I did pay to gain ...
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Want to remove Unlock login key ring when no keyring directory is there?

Recently I lost my root user password. So I had reset it using the Recovery terminal. Now whenever I login, the Ubuntu shows a dialogue box with unlock keyring. I already tried for deleting the ...
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How to run script automatically on each login to Unity (Ubuntu 12.04)?

I'm using dual monitor configuration (laptop + external CRT). Each time I lock my screen I need to restore my CRT screen parameters (actually refresh rate only) on next unlock. Screen refresh rate of ...
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