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I know this has been asked multiple times. I have tried multiple things, however nothing I seem to do stick. I am trying to disable the screen saver/screen blanking on Lubuntu 14.04. I've tried the following in rc.local, but nothing seems to actually disable it:

xset -dpms xset s off xset -dpms; xset s off

setterm -blank 0 -powerdown 0 echo -ne "\033[9;0]" >> /etc/issue

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Tried method below, no luck! –  user3324834 May 27 at 17:06

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In order to disable the scren blacking use the following two commands in the .xinitrc file before any existing exec startlxde command:

xset s off &
xset -dpms &

If you do not have this file please create it in your home directory and paste the above content:

touch ~/.xinitrc

Make sure it is an executable script, by running

chmod +x ~/.xinitrc
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the first part was done before. I am trying the "chmod +x ~/.xinitrc" to see if that makes a difference. –  user3324834 May 27 at 14:12
Nope, didn't make a difference, still goes blank! –  user3324834 May 27 at 17:06

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