Keep the Display From Turning Off on Ubuntu

By Lowell Heddings on November 7th, 2006

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.

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 11/7/06
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