Ubuntu

Must move every 10 min or retrype password

Asked by Beth Free on 2012-01-29

Screen times out in 10 minutes. Can't watch a video more than 10 min without moving mouse OR retyping password. I searched for "Settings" but couldn't find anything that worked.

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2012-01-29
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2012-01-30

Try using VLC, it will stop the timeout for you.

Beth Free (bethfree9-gmail) said : #2

What is VLC ?

Its a media player, works on Windows and Mac too. You can install it with:

sudo apt-get install vlc

Use that to play yor videos

Beth Free (bethfree9-gmail) said : #4

I typed sudo apt-get install vlc and received message: "Couldn't find package vlc"

I'll try to search for it on package manager.

Make sure you have the universe repo enabled.

primefalcon (primefalcon) said : #6

ok try this, click on the cog icon in the top right hand corner and click system settings

in the new window that opens select screen adjust the turn off after to something reasonable....

primefalcon (primefalcon) said : #7

oops the link is actually here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair

though there was a link to this page on the page I did give

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