Displays that constantly turn off drive me crazy. I like to be able to walk by my computer and immediately see what is on the screen without it turning blank. Thankfully Ubuntu provides a way to easily configure this setting.
Navigate to the System \ Preferences \ Power Management menu, and you will see this window:
Here you can easily move the slider all the way to the right to prevent the display from shutting off.
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- Published 11/7/06