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Installing i3lock-color on Ubuntu

i3lock is fancy lock screen for Linux. There is i3lock dep available on Ubuntu but its not what I was looking for; I was more interested in i3lock-color. Lets see how we can install the same on ubuntu.

PS: I'm using Ubuntu 16.04

Get source code for i3lock-color$ git clone https://github.com/PandorasFox/i3lock-color.git 
$ cd i3lock-color

Install required packages to build i3lock $ apt install libev-dev
$ apt install libxcb-composite0 libxcb-composite0-dev libxcb-xinerama0 libxcb-randr0 
$ apt install libxcb-xinerama0-dev 
$ apt install libxcb-xkb-dev 
$ apt install libxcb-image0-dev 
$ apt install libxcb-util-dev
$ apt install libxkbcommon-x11-dev
$ apt install libjpeg-turbo8-dev 
$ apt install libpam0g-dev

Build $ autoreconf -i && ./configure && make

Execute$ ./lock.sh
Assign ShortcutIn order to assign shortcut, install compizconfig
$ sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-plugins-extra
and then go to commands option and assign i3lock script (e.g. lock.sh) to s…

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