October 20, 2009

Tech Tip: Go Green On Your Screen(saver)

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I usually lock my screen when I leave my cubicle for a tea-break etc. With all the talk of saving energy these days I've disabled screen-savers on my system. Still, when I'd lock my screen I noticed that the LCD didn't turn off completely. Wanting to go as green as I could I wanted to switch off the LCD as well.

The following command does that:

  xset dpms force off

Article Source Linux Journal
October 20, 2009, 10:33 am
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