[mythtv-users] DPMS monitor standby/resume

Edward Rudd eddie at omegaware.com
Mon Feb 28 05:03:05 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-02-27 at 15:12, Gayle wrote:
> Ok, thanks for that.  This almost does the trick...
> if xset q|grep -q "Monitor is On"
> then
>         xset dpms force off
> else
>         xset dpms force on
> fi
> The only niggle I have now is that the screen is blank when it comes back on, 
> I have to press another button to make X appear.  Time to go digging for 
> whatever does that and make it stop...

"xset s off" on X startup may help (turning off the X screen saver (aka
blank screen) this is different from xscreensaver or xlockmore.

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