How to set your linux display to use Power Save mode

Under the main menu, go to Programs -> Settings -> Desktop -> Screensaver to open the Screensaver settings panel.

Enter a short time in the box under "Screen Saver Settings" for "Start after ___ Minutes" - for example, I use 4 minutes.

Now make sure the option is checked to "Use power management" and enter a short time in the box "Shutdown monitor ___ minutes after screen saver has started. I use 2 minutes.

You can also open the advanced screensaver control panel by typing xscreensaver-command -prefs at a command prompt.

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