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How can I change the timing of when the screensaver kicks in? The time period set in the screensaver to kick in is too short and I would like to change this timing period to a larger value. How does one do that?

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Which version of Ubuntu are you running? – Kris Harper Oct 29 '11 at 21:33

If you are running gnome it's done using 'gnome-control-center' and selecting the 'Screen' option.

A bit hard to know if this is the answer for you with so little information given.

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