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Is there a way to turn off one Monitor in a Multiheaded setup like dpms force off does for all at once?

I have a multi-screen computer with serveral monitors. Some of the monitors are also connected to other computers. I want to explicitly switch off the signal to one of the monitors without changing ...
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Linux setterm -powersave - error: “cannont (un)set powersave mode”

I'm trying to completely powerdown the backlight of an LCD panel which is built into a device I'm using. Although the screen blanks, you can still see a glow from the backlight in a darkened room. I ...
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Is there any difference between standby, suspend and off DPMS modes on LCD dislays?

All three of these modes seem to have the same effect on my display. Same blanking and waking time. Are there any differences in power consumption or something else?
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Don't let the mouse wake up displays from standby

I like to put my displays to powersave/standby mode when I leave the computer for a while. It would be ok if it weren't for oversensitive mouse. Sometimes the driver reads in some movement that's not ...
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Is there a way to turn one monitor off in a dual-head setup?

Is there a DPMS option to turn one monitor off in a dual-head setup? I know the following can turn both off: xset dpms force off
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xorg DPMS off: keep VT from turning screen back on

I have an embedded board with a small UPS. When AC power goes down, I need to turn off all power hungry devices in order to have a clean shutdown. First thing I do, is set DPMS to force powerdown, ...
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How do you turn off monitors individually in Linux, with Nvidia TwinView?

I frequently watch movies on my computer, but I have two screens. So having something displayed on the other monitor is annoying. I currently use this to turn off my monitors: xset dpms force off ...
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DPMS, keep screen off when lid shut

I have a laptop running linux. In my xorg configuration, I have DPMS setup so that the screen automatically turns off during several events. In addition to that I have to the following script tied to ...
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Suspend Screen Command under Gnome

I'm looking for a way to easily suspend the monitor in Ubuntu 9.10. I have xscreensaver set up, and it properly turns the monitor off after showing screensavers for a while. Most of the time that's ...