I tried to use Caffeine – a simple app which prevents running screen saver and locking display. I installed it from the Software Center but it didn’t work. The display always locks even when Caffeine was active.

Caffeine

First make sure you removed all other installed Caffeine apps:

Now you can install Caffeine which will work on Ubuntu:

We added new repository and installed application. Now you can run this app simply type in terminal:

That’s all! Now when you want to prevent lock the screen just click Enable in the Caffeine menu (in the notification area).

Caffeine

 

2 Thoughts to “Caffeine doesn’t work on Ubuntu”

  1. TheLed

    This worked on Ubuntu 17.04
    I hope it will also work on Ubuntu 17.10 after update
    we will see soon

    1. admin

      I hope. Please give feedback if you will check it.

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