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Keyboard backlight turns off when typing passward at login

I set the keyboard to be backlit using xset led on. But recently, at the lightdm login prompt when I start typing the password, the light goes dark. After I log in I can reissue the xset command at ...
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How to turn off the monitor via command on Wayland (KDE Plasma)?

I like turning off the monitor when I don't need it, to reduce eyestrain and energy consumption (e. g. when only listening to music). On X11, I have been using the sleep 0.5; xset dpms force off shell ...
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Can I adjust the White Balance/Color Temperature (hardware) settings of my monitor?

I know that one can do quite much programatically (shell commands) to the attached monitor hardware in Linux: turn it on/off (truly, hardware-wise) with xset dpms force off toggle the brightness (...
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How to create a startup command? [duplicate]

How do I create a startup command permanent on every cycle restart ? As previously having brightness reset when set at power saving mode to turn off the monitor. 18.04 64bits 5.4.0-42-generic Desktop ...
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Make an 'if else' statement in bash which toggles key repeat

#!/bin/bash var1="r on" var2="r off" xset=$xset if [[ $(xset r on) = true ]] then $xset "$var1" else $xset "$var2" fi is the script which I tried to run to toggle the key repeat. When running ...
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Check if X server is started in a script under rc.local

I have a script that depends on X server is started. So in the script, I check if X is started with the while loop below: while xset q; do sleep 1 done Everything works well if I run this script ...
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How do I prevent screen wakeup while using a remote access tool?

I'm trying to design a system for our office (consisting of Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS laptops and desktops), where remote access to the on-screen GUI can be combined with a local screen-blank, for ...
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DPMS and HDMI audio

While playing audio through HDMI connection, the audio is turned off once DPMS kicks in. This is somewhat expected. But I'd like to have the screen blanked and keep the audio playing... DPMS has this ...
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How to standby a monitor using xset in multi monitor setup?

While having two or more monitor working together, Is there any way to put a single one of them on standby/suspend by issuing a command like: xset dpms force suspend? or having a time set for that ...
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xset: unable to open display

For the longest time after about 5 minutes my screen would blank out. Now the screen will go blank after 5 minutes but then 2 seconds after that it will light up white and keep the laptop backlighting ...