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Ubuntu 11.10 automatically powers down after a period of non-use. For example, I can't leave my computer on over night when I am downloading large files because it shuts down.

Is this a bug or is there a setting that addresses this?

Thanks, Benjamin

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closed as too localized by Jorge Castro, Marco Ceppi Oct 5 '11 at 16:53

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this was a bug that was fixed with a new gnome-settings-daemon, make sure you're up to date and this should go away. –  Jorge Castro Oct 5 '11 at 12:08
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Open Dash and search for power

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Change your options as shown by the arrows.

N.B. since this is a beta - if the above does not work - file a launchpad bug report.

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Thanks for your response. It must be a bug because this is what I see: ge.tt/9CROzK8/v/0 –  Benjamin Oct 1 '11 at 12:49
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