Turning Dell Latitude D610 LCD off in Ubuntu…

to turn on:

/usr/sbin/vbetool dpms on

to turn off:

/usr/sbin/vbetool dpms off

put them in on.sh and off.sh and

chmod +x *.sh

then do

./off; exit

and then login in the dark and do


easy huh?

well, only if on.sh is in your own home folder…put it somewhere in your path and just use:



~ by nambabwe on 2009/09/04.

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