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bluelock.pl

bluelock.pl is designed to lock a display or terminal once a Bluetooth device (like a cell phone) is out of range. The script queries the RSSI (signal strength) of a Bluetooth device. Once the RSSI passes above a certain threshold a timer is started, and once the timer expires a locking program is run.

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  •  02 Apr 2009 06:50

    Release Notes: The script now attempts to run the locking tool on any X servers found.

    •  25 Aug 2008 16:54

      Release Notes: This release will not count rfcomm connect time against the timer. It handles zombies. It uses a different default device name (it is still uncertain how this works on most systems).

      •  22 Aug 2008 23:15

        Release Notes: This release has been fixed to use an rfcomm connection to poll the RSSI (slightly more reliable results).

        •  22 Aug 2008 20:49

          Release Notes: This release makes sure that only 1 instance runs at a time.

          •  22 Aug 2008 20:28

            No changes have been submitted for this release.

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