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Re: Laptop Lid Button Inspiron8500

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  • exciter_violator
    Cool, thank you for that command. What I ended up doing was put an entry in my ~/.xscreensaver called Kill Monitor that runs that command... so now when the
    Message 1 of 4 , May 3 10:30 AM
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      Cool, thank you for that command. What I ended up doing was put an
      entry in my ~/.xscreensaver called Kill Monitor that runs that
      command... so now when the screensaver comes on it just turns off the
      monitor instead...

      --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, Felipe Gordillo
      <fgwifi@y...> wrote:
      > exciter_violator escribió:
      >
      > > Anyone have any ideas on how to make the lid button turn off the
      > > display? I often leave my laptop running over night while it's doing
      > > all sorts of things and would like the screen to turn off (not just go
      > > blank).
      > >
      > > FYI, I'm running CentOS4, Inspiron 8500, ATI Mobility 9M. Let me know
      > > if any further info is needed...
      > >
      > >
      > xset dpms force off
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