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The solution is here: Linux Mint 17.3 MATE now comes with Compton. Just go to Desktop Settings -> Windows -> Window Manager and choose Metacity + Compton. That's it. I have AMD video card and it works out of the box for open source driver. For proprietary AMD driver, when HTML5 videos are maximized to full screen, you might see blue color that will fill ...
I'm still working on it but it turns out that there is a bug where Thunderbolt connections aren't recognized in Linux kernel 4.1 and 4.2 but are in 4.0. I'll expand this answer if I come up with a workaround.
If non of the above worked for you. I had the same problem on a 64bit linux mint machine. The only thing that worked for me was this python script : import sys, select, subprocess while True: p = subprocess.Popen(['xset', 'dpms', 'force', 'off'], stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.PIPE) if sys.stdin in select.select([sys.stdin], , ...
There is an article here on this forum talking about disabling a monitor. This article goes further and discusses vbetool option. # vbetool dpms off This command turns off the monitor regardless of X is running or not. So, this is almost the answer I'm looking for. Now, let me explain that almost.
I reactivated ATI control in 'colour' section of catalyst Control Centre on my Radeon HD 3450 (Dell S2009W) (Win. Vista) graphics card. Fixed it straight away.
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