Gnome Shell Extension: Screen Off

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[Note: This extension isn’t maintained any more.]

This is an extension that adds a button to gnome panel that when clicked instantly turns off the monitor.
xset dpms force off is executed in the backend.


Installation Instructions:

cd ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions
git clone
mv gnome-shell-extension-screen-off/ screen-off@xtranophilist

Restart Gnome:
Alt+F2 to open run command prompt
Enter r

Enable Screen Off Extension from Extensions from gnome-tweak-tool.