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Turn off all monitors without stoping ubuntu daemons (services)

InteTurn off monitorrestingly Ubuntu does not have the option to shut down all the monitors, the closest option is to suspend, but it also pauses the execution services like ftp daemon or downloads in process.

Here I bring you how to turn off all the monitors by command line and how to place an icon on your desktop and launcher to run a shut down all the monitors easily on demand.

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Turn off only one of many monitors

Two MonitorsIf you have more than one monitor, you probably might to turn off one of them if it’s simply unnecesary. It’s likely that you simply turn off the monitor pushing the power button, but your computer always put a window, tool, rule or message in the turned off monitor because it don’t have a way to know whether the monitor is off. You surely don’t want to turn off and turn on again or plug in and unplug frequently your data cable to prevent this behavior (it isn’t recommendable).
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