Most of the time I forgot to turnoff my linux server monitor and for the same I want to find out what is the way to turn off linux server monitor remotely. To do so,
First ssh login to the server remotely

ssh vidyadhar@vidyadhar-server-ip

Then run the following command to turn off the display

xset -display :0 dpms force off

How to turn on the display?
If any mouse is attached to the above said server, movement of the mouse will turn on the display.
Else run following command remotely

xset -display :0 dpms force off
Remotely Turn Off Monitor

2 thoughts on “Remotely Turn Off Monitor

  • November 30, 2011 at 11:42 am

    Hi Vidyadhar im the admin of ubuntupirates upon reading your blog more on linux you have a great article and it helps me a lot on my daily lifestyle with your tutorials and tips, i would like to ask permission if i could syndicate some of your articles about linux and ive already applied some of your tips, if possible please give me permission thanks and looking for your fast response, or can i invite you to become media partners on both site as a blogger or infosec enthusiast.


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