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I have set up my monitor to go off after some minutes of inactivity, but when watching an internet stream in a browser this is unwanted, thus I'd like to have bash command that to disable (and later re-enable) the setting of "Power Manager: Settings for Xfce Power Manager": Entry On AC, Tab Monitor

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