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2answers
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Anyway to make hotkey to turn screen off?

I was just wondering how can one make a script (or make some changes) by which I can turn screen off in Ubuntu(12.04) whenever I want, the way screen can be turned off in Cellphones. And also I would ...
1
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1answer
107 views

turn screen off by pressing scroll lock

I would like to change the function of scroll lock. After pressing scroll lock, it should turn off the screen (and of course no backlight). I have tried the following: have set the custom command ...
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1answer
874 views

How to blackout screen or start screensaver with shortcut keys?

I'm often reading a hardcopy paper/book and taking notes on the laptop. I like to save energy (and battery) when the laptop is just waiting for me to read. My laptop unfortunately doesn't have a ...
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0answers
44 views

Type with screen turned off

I often write without needing to see what I'm actually typing. Is there a way to toggle the screen off and on (with a keyboard shortcut, or by configuring the lowest brightness setting to turn the ...
1
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1answer
829 views

Screen brightness keys don't work

I read the same problems but I didn't find an answer. I can change my brightness by slider in "brightness and lock" but when I press the key button it goes to lowest level and when I press the other ...
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2answers
576 views

How to increase the amount of steps of brightness adjustment-key

The screen of my laptop (Dell Vostro 3460) supports 16 levels of brightness: Not only according to the manufacturer, but also as is clear from two OSs: Both Windows 7 and Ubuntu (dual-booted) support ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Bind Alt-N to Nth window in byobu/screen

I've been trying to bind a shortcut to switching to a specific window in byobu, but I'm not having success. I wanted to bind Alt-(screen's number) but it's not working. I think I'm using the wrong ...
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1answer
2k views

Shortcut for Resolution Change using NVIDIA

Back several ubuntu versions ago I could resize the screen using Ctrl + Alt + - (For higher resolution) OR Ctrl + Alt + + (For lower resolution). Now they do not seem to work. How can I add them again ...