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I have laptop and connected display. Now i set up my ubuntu, that laptop display off, only connected display on.

How can i set my ubuntu, that it not respond, when i close cover? I want it, because i work only with connected display, and don't need laptop display on this basis i want close my laptop cover.

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Go to System -> Settings -> Power Management and there you can set what happens when you close the laptop cover. enter image description here

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i need close laptop cover. with this method i can't do what i want. – Sk8er Apr 25 '11 at 14:56

Run these commands in terminal:

gconftool-2 --set /apps/gnome-power-manager/buttons/lid_ac --type string "nothing"
gconftool-2 --set /apps/gnome-power-manager/buttons/lid_battery --type string "nothing"
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