This section describes how to log out of and exit the desktop, and how to lock your display to prevent unauthorized use of your system when you are away from it and have not logged out.
Before logging out of the desktop, save your work in all open application windows. Remember to check each workspace.
Or, choose Log out from the Workspace menu.
You cannot display the Workspace menu using your keyboard.
Applications that do not get saved as part of the current session include:
Applications that you run in terminal emulator windows
Non-desktop applications that do not preserve their state during logout
You'll need to restart these applications when you log in. For more information, see Chapter 2, Starting a Desktop Session.
To prevent unauthorized use of your system when you are away from it and have not logged out:
For information about screen lock options, refer to Chapter 7, Customizing the Desktop Environment.