how to turn off screen lock

Asked by Nathaniel edwards on 2011-09-10

I want to know how to turn off screen lock because when I listen to music or watch a movie and step away for a second
it locks me out and I have to reenter my password to log on it is very annoying

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enubuntu (mr.tennents) said : #1

Please do this:
1. Open a terminal by hitting CTRL + ALT + T
2. Run this command:

3. In the new window uncheck the option for the screen lock and close.

Remember: you can also find the Screensaver option in the menu at top left you are using gnome-panel. If you are using Unity, the graphical of the new version called Ubuntu 11.04, for run it you have to press the windows key on the keyboard and search screensaver.

Nathaniel edwards (loekanle) said : #2

thanks that did it

enubuntu (mr.tennents) said : #3

You're welcome.