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How to get gnome session idle time?

Has the method to get the session idle time through dbus changed in the recent Ubuntu or my dbus code here is wrong? #!/usr/bin/env python import dbus bus_name = 'org.gnome.ScreenSaver' obj_path = '...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Gateway NV57H44u turns monitor idle even when told not to

The screen is shutting off when power settings are NOT set to make it turn off. I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on an Gateway NV57H44u. For some reason my screen keeps going to sleep (going blank) after 10 ...
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Is watching a video on HDD using VLC, or a youtube video in a browser considered as 'computer idle'?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 (natty). I have read 'Screen goes blank when VLC is playing video'. My question is similar, but also I have this problem when viewing a video on youtube. I am not quite clear ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stopped to lock screen after X minutes

My Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly stopped to auto-lock after X minutes. It doesn't matter how long I leave the computer idle, it NEVER turns the screen off and never locks the screen either. I am using Gnome-...
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How can I save to an external HD, using IDLE3?

I'm using the IDLE3 GUI on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty, and I was wondering if anybody knows of a way to save to a different partition/external drive (from what Ubuntu is installed on) from the IDLE GUI? The ...
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How to change theme of python idle

Add the lines below to : Ubuntu(~/.idlerc/config-highlight.cfg) what is that mean? i can't find that location, can anyone explain reallllly detaily?
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The dash “search your computer and online sources” simply doens't work in Ubuntu 14.04

The dash "search your computer and online sources" simply doens't work in Ubuntu 14.04 Similar problem occured with 12.04... Does anybody knoes how to solve it, because i can't even open the command ...
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Run script on system idle

I want to run some servers and whatnot on my machine but I don't want it to interfere with what I'm doing... Gaming, research, writing a paper, etc. My thought was to have a script run when the system ...
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Trying to get Graphics.py for idle 3.4

So, I have to do a project for school using a graphics window and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, but whenever I go to get the graphics.py file and save it in the correct directory (/usr/lib/python3/...
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canon mf8380cdw printer ubuntu 14.04 not working on 64bit

hello i am trying to install the canon mf8380cdw from the Linux driver that is on the canon website, version 2.9. Ubuntu is able to see the WiFi printer and it will install it using the 64 bit drivers ...
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How can i prevent the wifi to auto disconnects when idle

After few minutes when my laptop is idle it's automatically locks the screen and disconnects from the wireless network and then reconnects when I unlock the screen. Is it possible to change this thing?...
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GPU under constant 25-30% load

Currently on a fresh install of 12.10 with Unity and the newest AMD 13.3 beta 3 catalyst driver. But even when on the desktop with no programs open it seems to be idling at 25-30% GPU usage and 47-51°...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu 15.10 without 'idle

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10(EFI 64bit) on MSI GS40 laptop, which has Intel Skylake processor and Nvidia's dedicated GPU. I couldn't boot to Ubuntu's installation stage without giving GRUB's boot option '...
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Ubuntu 14 Idle - Non Activity Causes Poor Performance

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu 14. I have a touch screen and I noticed after medium to long periods of inactivity the device "throttles down" and takes a few moments to snap back. When I tap the ...
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Tkinter not working

I recently installed Python and IDLE from synaptic. However, when I test Tkinter I get the following error: import Tkinter Tkinter._test() Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", ...
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System always halt

Good day, Thanks Bruno for the prompt response. First sorry for my bad writing. I'll try to clarify my problem. Now my system already update to version 13.10. The problem is my system always put on ...
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the whole system almost idle for 5second,

sometimes,I access the internet by firefox 46,the whole system almost idle for 5second ,after that back to normal. it occours occasionally ,how can i do and report it??
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Terminal is hibernating when pc is idle

i have this annoying thing where my terminal stops doing anything when my pc is idle for a certain amount of time, the way to make continue is by pressing buttons or moving my mouse. Is there anything ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Crash on Idle

I am a first time Linux user. I installed Ubuntu onto a new desktop I assembled last night. I have little experience, and thus realize I may not be sure the right questions to ask or information to ...
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Some script to keep my computer “alive” during data transfer

I have a quite peculiar problem. The thing is that I am transferring files from an ftp source, with a quite irritating Java FTP transfer program called FTP Voyager. The files are in the TB scale, so I ...