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Package: vlock (2.2.2-8)

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Virtual Console locking program

vlock either locks the current terminal (which may be any kind of terminal, local or remote), or locks the entire virtual console system, completely disabling all console access. vlock gives up these locks when either the password of the user who started vlock or the root password is typed.

vlock is interesting on multi user system environments. vlock allows users to lock their sessions while other users can still use the same system via other virtual terminal.

vlock is very useful for users security.

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Command Line, Role: role::program, scope::utility, Security: Authentication, Privacy

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 36.1 kB118.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 34.7 kB118.0 kB [list of files]
armel 34.2 kB109.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 34.3 kB105.0 kB [list of files]
i386 37.4 kB113.0 kB [list of files]
mips 35.3 kB116.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 35.7 kB123.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 35.4 kB116.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 35.9 kB270.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 36.0 kB122.0 kB [list of files]