Ubuntu 12.04 idle screen dim timer

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The following procedure no longer works in Ubuntu 14.04 and newer.


The idle screen timer in Ubuntu dims the laptop screen automatically.

Check timer

gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power idle-dim-time

Set timer

This example sets the screen dim timer to 90 seconds.

gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power idle-dim-time 90

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