[Trisquel-users] HOw to darken/turn off only one screen

Mason Hock mason at masonhock.com
Wed Feb 20 18:15:01 CET 2019


> I also tried using xrandr --output LVDS1 --off which corresponds to my
> laptop screen and it doesn't work properly because it actually disables
> it.

Right. Then you turn it back on with

$ xrandr --output LVDS1 --auto

I would just map those two commands to some convenient shortcuts. A
keyboard shortcut is just as fast as wiggling the mouse, and that way
you can just turn the screen on/off when you want it to be on/off. It's
not exactly what you asked for, but it's a fallback if you can't find
something that does exactly what you want.
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