The objective of this tutorial is to show the reader how to disable an automatic screen lock on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Linux GNOME desktop. This will prevent your screen from locking up due to inactivity, which can be annoying when you need to constantly type your password to unlock the system every time you are idle or away from keyboard.
In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to Disable / Turn Off the automated Lock Screen
- How to Disable / Turn Off Lock Screen on Suspend
- How to Disable / Turn Off Lock Screen Notifications
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|System||Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish|
|Other||Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the
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$ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Disable / Turn Off Ubuntu Lock Screen on Ubuntu 22.04 step by step instructions
- On your desktop, open up the top right menu and click on the gear wheel ( settings ) icon.
- From there click on
Privacytab in the left panel, followed by the
- Flip the
Automatic Screen Lockswitch into the OFF position. Optionally disable the
Lock Screen on Suspendand
Lock Screen Notifications.
In this tutorial, you saw how to disable the lock screen on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Linux. The lock screen is a security feature so that another person can’t hop on your PC whenever you get up from your chair for a period of time. Be sure to keep this in mind before disabling the lock screen. Users with no security concerns will usually find the automatic lock screen quite annoying, since it will always prompt you for your password whenever coming back to the PC.