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Ubuntu 10.10 laptop: howto close lid and keep system working like normal (no external monitor)

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I have a laptop that runs ubuntu 10.10. The screen is broken. Most of the time I login remotely. No external monitor is attached. I would like to be able to close the screen and have the computer running normally, so no sleep, no screensaver. Now it goes to sleep.
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you will need to change the power settings.  
go to System and power management if you are in the gui
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system preferences power management and you will see the lid option
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Thank you!
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