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With KDE you can set any key or a combination of keys to trigger an action on your computer. As an example: when I ''pause'' my work I want to lock my screen with the <keycap>Pause</keycap> key so my colleagues cannot [http://zvon.org/comp/r/ref-Jargon_file.html#Terms~baggy_pantsing baggy-pants] me. Here is how to do that.
 
With KDE you can set any key or a combination of keys to trigger an action on your computer. As an example: when I ''pause'' my work I want to lock my screen with the <keycap>Pause</keycap> key so my colleagues cannot [http://zvon.org/comp/r/ref-Jargon_file.html#Terms~baggy_pantsing baggy-pants] me. Here is how to do that.
 
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With KDE you can set any key or a combination of keys to trigger an action on your computer. As an example: when I pause my work I want to lock my screen with the Pause key so my colleagues cannot baggy-pants me. Here is how to do that.

  • Select Shortcuts and GesturesCustom ShortcutsEditNewGlobal ShortcutCommand/URL and enter Pause

Snapshot-pause-key.png

  • In the Trigger tab, click on None
  • Press the Pause key
  • Go to the Action tab
  • Enter
qdbus org.kde.screensaver /ScreenSaver org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver.Lock

or (whatever works)

/usr/lib64/kde4/libexec/kscreenlocker_greet

or (whatever works)

/usr/lib64/kde4/libexec/kscreenlocker --forcelock
  • Click Apply
  • test it by pressing the Pause key

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