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Re: Unable to assign command to keyboard shortcut



On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 12:52 AM, Sharpe, Sam J
<sam sharpe+lists redhat gmail com> wrote:
> 2009/3/13 David Moran <david waveproductions net>:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am trying to create a global keyboard shortcut to quickly blank out
>> my monitor.
>
> Oh? I've found it easier just to not browse those kind of websites at work...
>
>> Any help would be appreciated.
>
> Assuming your screensaver isn't pornographic too, can you not just hit
> whatever screen combination locks your screen? CTRL-ALT-L is the Gnome
> default.
>
> I have Scroll Lock bound to lock my screen for when the boss wanders
> over and my screensaver is set to a blank screen.
>
> --
> Sam
>

CTRL+ALT+L does work to lock the screen, but it requires a password to
get back in. I just wish to turn off the monitor.


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