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thestick
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2007 8:54 pm    Post subject: command to shut down screen? Reply with quote

i have a desktop computer, and i would like the screen to go to standby more(deactivate,shutdown) after i watch a movie. the scripting part is easy, except i miss one thing: the command to shutdown my screen!
help?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2007 9:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Code:
xset dpms force off

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2007 10:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

works great, thanks
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Desktop Environments to Duplicate Threads in favour of [HOWTO] Automatically Turning Off your Monitor.
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