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Lock screen on suspend - i3 - /etc/systemd/system/
[Unit]
Description=User suspend actions
Before=sleep.target
[Service]
User=rzi # Replace with your user id - %I does not work somehow :/
Type=forking
Environment=DISPLAY=:0
ExecStart=/usr/bin/blurlock # Or i3lock
ExecStartPost=/usr/bin/sleep 1
[Install]
WantedBy=sleep.target
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commented Oct 6, 2017

ExecStartPost=/usr/bin/sleep 1

Why do you need this?

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commented Dec 28, 2017

@reverendhomer There is a note in https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Power_management#Suspend.2Fresume_service_files

As screen lockers may return before the screen is "locked", the screen may flash on resuming from suspend. Adding a small delay via ExecStartPost=/usr/bin/sleep 1 helps prevent this.

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commented Jan 27, 2018

%I would work if the service file name ended with @.service instead of .service. Then, you can enable it for a user: systemctl enable myservice@username.service.

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