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I am running OpenBox in Arch Linux, how can I set it up so that I can have slock lock my screen after a certain amount of time (with no activity)?


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(I assume you mean after a certain amount of time with no activity)

slock doesn't have that capability built-in; you have to use another tool that watches X and tracks how long there's been no activity. For example, using xautolock with a delay of 15 minutes:

$ xautolock -time 15 -locker slock
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