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Old 09-20-2009, 02:25 PM   #1
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Ubuntu not turning off monitor properly


I have ubuntu on this computer, it only blacks out the display, Doesn't shut it off, whats the problem?
 
Old 09-21-2009, 08:46 AM   #2
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Are you talking about when you have power save options engaged?
 
Old 09-21-2009, 08:54 AM   #3
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What happens when you:

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sudo xset dpms force off
 
Old 09-21-2009, 10:03 AM   #4
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shylock, it did nothing, and I disappeared for a while, when I came back, the screen was blackened again but still on and using power
 
Old 09-21-2009, 10:21 AM   #5
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Did the monitor atleast turn off when you issued that command? It should.
 
Old 09-21-2009, 10:44 AM   #6
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Nope, it did nothing shylock, you do know, I'm, using ubuntu not slackware like you are
 
Old 09-21-2009, 10:53 AM   #7
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Nope, it did nothing shylock, you do know, I'm, using ubuntu not slackware like you are
Doesn't matter, it should have worked in ubuntu as well. Anway, check your power manager in System-Administration
 
Old 09-24-2009, 11:28 PM   #8
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Hey shylock, I've installed slackware as ubuntu was a bit too much for this computer, and it seems slackware turns off my monitor properly
Topic solved (For now anyways)
 
Old 09-25-2009, 01:30 AM   #9
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In ubuntu, you can change the settings in Power management. Option called Put display to sleep. Change the settings to suit your timings.
 
  


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