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Ubuntu turns off my monitor after a certain duration (perhaps 10 minutes - didn't count exactly) after I lock my screen.

Is there a way to adjust the waiting time before the display goes to sleep? Or an option to put the display to sleep if the screen is locked?

EDIT: The power management options do not seem to work for me. Whatever value I set the display sleep time to, it takes the same amount of time to turn off.

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You should be able to adjust these settings in Power Management.

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  • Thanks, I'm able to see the option for putting the display to sleep after x minutes. Is there a way I can put it to sleep when locking the screen? – Hippo Sep 14 '10 at 18:04
  • That doesn't work for me. Even after setting the display sleep time to 1 minute, it takes its own time to turn off. – Hippo Sep 15 '10 at 12:19
  • Did you make sure that the option was committed? Leaving the dialog option & changing the value doesn't commit it. Beyond that, I'm out of ideas. – Broam Sep 15 '10 at 20:58

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