After locking screen and monitor going into sleep mode, I can't get the login screen anymore, the monitor stays in sleep mode forever. In previous Ubuntu versions after pressing any key or the mouse, the login screen showed up, but not anymore. I have to restart the computer.

How can I fix this issue?


  • It's a different issue. – blabs Sep 26 '16 at 9:25

I have already opened a bug report on Launchpad. Please comment there if you have the same problem.



Ubuntu Gnome 16.04.1 + Nvidia graphic drivers: I have the same issue. At the moment a simple workaround is to manually recall the current X window by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F7.

Hope to find a permanent solution soon.

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    Crtl+Alt+F7 doesn't work with me. I tried all the workarounds I could find online but none works. I'm always stuck with the black screen. – blabs Sep 25 '16 at 15:55

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