How to Prevent Automatic Blank Screen While Watching Videos

This is quick tutorial shows you how to prevent Ubuntu desktop from being automatic turned off (or locked up) while you’re watching videos. Although the “System Settings” utility offers “Power” page to change screen dimming, blank screen inactive time, etc, it will be convenient to have a panel indicator applet to toggle the settings. And… Continue reading How to Prevent Automatic Blank Screen While Watching Videos

How to Install Caffeine Indicator 2.8 in Ubuntu 14.04

Caffeine is a simple indicator applet on Ubuntu panel that allows to temporarily prevent the activation of the screensaver, screen lock, and the “sleep” powersaving mode. It’s helpful when you’re watching movies. Simply click active option inhibits Ubuntu desktop idleness. Works on Ubuntu Unity, Ubuntu Gnome, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Lubuntu. Install Caffeine in Ubuntu 14.04:… Continue reading How to Install Caffeine Indicator 2.8 in Ubuntu 14.04

Screensaver & Sleep Inhibiting App Caffeine 2.5 Released [PPA]

Caffeine, the screensaver and sleep inhibiting application, now is at version 2.5. It has been over 2 years since the last release. According to the announcement, Caffeine 2.5 is now much simpler, flash video support is gone as it was too complicated to keep it working and many bugs are fixed. See the changelog: New… Continue reading Screensaver & Sleep Inhibiting App Caffeine 2.5 Released [PPA]