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I'm running ubuntu 12.04 with a fairly fresh install (2 update sessions)

I turned off the suspend function in BIOS and System Settings but my computer keeps suspending about every 5 or 10 minutes of inactivity. I just switched the setting to 1 hour, hoping I'll at least get a little more time, but I would really like it to never suspend.

Thanks everybody in advance.

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I switched suspend to 1 hour and nothing changed. –  Rattlehead2000 Jul 5 '12 at 16:47
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You not only have to set the suspend option in the "Power" tab of the system settings, but you also have to go to the "Brightnesss & Lock" tab in the system settings window and change that setting also.

I figured I would leave this up and answer (instead of deleting), just in case someone has a similar problem.

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