Screen Blanking in X
devguy.ca-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Thu Jul 30 19:25:17 UTC 2009
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Aviss,Tyler<tjaviss-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> KDE/gnome both have their own powersaving stuff too, I had to override them
> for stuff on my systems. Maybe there?
> (sent from my phone, so please excuse the typos)
> On 29-Jul-09, at 9:59 AM, William O'Higgins Witteman
> <william.ohiggins-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> 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
>> distro.) Thanks.
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Doesn't the kernel take care of APM settings, is it not compiled in
and managed through your system settings as already mentioned?
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