Multi Display Lockscreen

Login/unlock behaviour with multiple displays.

Use Cases

  • Laptop is attached to a TV or projector. User is using a remote keyboard/mouse to control it. (For example, being in the audience while showing a slideshow or video.)
  • Multiple desktop displays with multiple users. Each user configures a different primary display.
  • User looking at a secondary monitor, hitting keybindings to lock, and the controls are now in a different display

Relevant Art

Windows 10



Original IRC discussion


  • Greeter will initially be shown on the display in focus (MarcoTrevisan).

    • Then it will follow the mouse cursor across displays
    • Or can be moved by using the Super+number keyboard shortcuts.

Tentative Design


See Also

Design/Whiteboards/MultiDisplayLockscreen (last edited 2018-05-31 14:09:01 by MarcoTrevisan)