Screen Blanking in X
William O'Higgins Witteman
william.ohiggins-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org
Wed Jul 29 16:59:48 UTC 2009
I am trying to turn off the powersaving features of X, specifically
screen blanking, display powerdown etc.
I do this because I turn off my monitor when I am not in front of it,
but when I turn it back on, I want it to come right back. Also, when I
am watching something I don't want the screen to blank while I'm in the
I started here:
and updated my xorg.conf with this:
Option "BlankTime" "0"
Option "Standby" "0"
Option "Suspend" "0"
Option "OffTime" "0"
Unfortunately, this is not doing the trick - it is still in a
screen-blanked state when I return to it later. (Yes, I restarted X,
but good idea.)
Does anyone know where else this might be set? (Debian testing is the
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