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Old 09-12-2009, 02:12 PM   #1
masmddr
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Desktop shortcut to turn off the screen in KDE 3.5?


Hello.
I am looking for a way to create a desktop shortcut that will turn off the screen in KDE 3.5 .
I don't want it to be timed to turn off after a certain period of time, but on demand.
"kdesktop_lock --dontlock" uses the blank screen saver so it's no good since I am looking for a way to save power on my laptop.

KDE 3.5 on Slakware 12.2
 
Old 09-12-2009, 04:01 PM   #2
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Create a shortcut with this command line in it:

Code:
xset -display :0 dpms force off
 
Old 09-12-2009, 04:12 PM   #3
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Thank you. that works perfectly.
 
  


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