[mythtv] Request - disable screensaver

Gregorio Gervasio, Jr. gtgj at pacbell.net
Fri Oct 17 19:16:49 EDT 2003

>>>>> Cliff Draper writes:

c> From: Chris Petersen <lists at forevermore.net>
c> Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 22:17:22 -0700

>> I've taken to watching some recorded shows right on my workstation, and
>> it gets rather annoying when xscreensaver kicks in.  

c> Not only does this make sense for a workstation, but also for TVs that
c> can suffer burn in.

>> Though it'd be nice to have it run if left in a menu type mode, it
>> should probably be disabled while watching recordings or live tv.

c> It should be as simple as running `xset s on` or `xset s off` at the
c> right times.  I suspect the right times are right before playing
c> video, run `xset s off` and right after playing run `xset s on`.

        I don't think "xset" works with "xscreensaver".
Gregorio Gervasio, Jr.

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