Quote Originally Posted by joonpy

I asked this question before but did not get any reply.

When Gnome turns the screen off (according to Brightness and Lock
settings) after designated inactivity, the top bar (panel?) is still
there with clock and user name, instead of monitor turning completely
off. I am wondering if this is a design decision or a bug?


By design, there is an upstream bug for it;

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