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  1. #1

    Any one know the command to turn off monitor.


    Does anyone know a command to turn off the monitor. Or maybe u have a script to do so. I have been getting into c++ and using the 'system()' function. I like making my own buttons to do certain stuff. So anyone?

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    Linux Guru lakerdonald's Avatar
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    press the power button i'd say...

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    HAHA!

    I only do that when i get pissed off at it.

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    Try out this:

    xset -display :0 dpms force off

  6. #5

    Thanks

    Thanks. It worked. But the problem arises is that it is automatically turned on after a small time. Please give a reply and also comment about how turn on monitor from off position

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    forum.guy
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    Hi, Tom

    Please start a new thread with the details of any problems you are having. This thread is 3 to 5 years old already and not likely to be monitored by the other posters any longer.

    Sorry for any inconvenience.
    oz

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