My problem is that every five minutes my screen is getting dark and then asks me for a password.
How can I turn off the password request after computer's standby wakeup? Please show me where I can find the settings to disable the password.
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You can access settings by typing
System Settings in the Dash, or clicking "power" or "power cog" button in the top-right corner of the screen and choosing
Once you entered on the
System Settings, click on
Brigtness & Lock.
You can access to the screensaver settings on
Screensaver Settings and then uncheck
Lock screen when screensaver is active.
This doesn't exactly answer the question, but it is another approach to the issue.
A couple of versions of Kubuntu ago, I couldn't figure out how to turn this off either.
Since I was kind of tired of screensavers anyway, I just turned the screen saving to start after an hour when power is plugged into my notebook (so it wouldn't come on while watching videos, etc.).
Then, I added an icon to my menu, and from there, to my panel that calls a script that just turns the screen off (which saves power and makes the screen and backlight last longer anyway). I just click on it when I want the screen off. It totally bypasses the system screensaver processing, so it only does what my script tells it to - no locking.
There's a delay in the script to give me time to get my hands away from the keyboard before it turns the screen off - because touching any key or the touchpad/mouse turns the screen back on - just like it does with a screensaver.
My original script had some old code in it. I cleaned it up before including it below.
#!/bin/bash ## Turn screen off - instead of screensaver ## Copyleft 03/22/2015 JPmicrosystems GPL sleep 2s && xset dpms force off