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xset dpms force off You can look at man xset for more details. You can also set dpms to standby and suspend, but I think how this works depends on your hardware.


Strange, but I found answer first! You use $ xrandr --output $monitorName --rotate $direction where $monitorName can be found in output of $ xrandr and $direction is left for counter-clockwise or right for clockwise. Edit: Using grep, it is possible to write a script like this: #!/bin/bash screen="HDMI1" descr=$(xrandr | grep "$screen") if echo ...


It seems people are still struggling trying to work with several monitors and HiDPI displays. A good workaround is described in arch wiki https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/HiDPI#External_displays . So, I have: laptop asus ln303ux: 3200x1800, external monitor: 1920x1200 Now I use Ubuntu 14.10 & GNOME Shell 3.12.2 that has pretty usable HiDPI ...


May I suggest RedShift? http://jonls.dk/redshift/ It's more maintained than flu.x, it has more options and it works perfectly with Ubuntu 14.10 x64. This is how my configuration file looks like: ; Global settings for redshift [redshift] ; Set the day and night screen temperatures temp-day=4500 temp-night=3500 ; Enable/Disable a smooth transition between ...


Alternatively, you can install f.lux using a PPA - sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kilian/f.lux sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fluxgui The PPA has been updated to work with Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr.


I did not find a "secret" setting to change the behaviour of the, as it seems, designed behaviour. It looks indeed as if the left screen is assumed to be the "base" screen. It is however very well possible to create a workaround, with essentially the same result. You can create a script that, on the occasion of connecting a second screen, lists all windows. ...


You'll need to use xrandr for that. xrandr -o $orientation Where $orientation is left, right, inverted, or normal. You can select the display you want to rotate with the --display option.

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