[mythtv-users] Xscreensaver not disabled

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Aug 31 03:14:54 UTC 2006

On 08/30/06 19:59, William Munson wrote:

>Charles H. Chapman wrote:
>>I thought MythTV was supposed to inhibit xscreensaver from activating
>>while it was playing something (like live TV or a recording) but that's
>>not working for me -- if I don't touch the keyboard or mouse,
>>xscreensaver activates several minutes after starting a video.  I'm
>>running MythTV 18.1.  Has anyone else experienced this problem and/or
>>come up with a solution?
>I am curious why you are still running 0.18? As to your screensaver 
>question. The default is to disable the screensaver during video and to 
>allow it at menus. It seems to force the blank screen screensaver 
>independent of saver chosen.  This is for 0.19 or 0.20 so it might be 
>different for 0.18.

xscreensaver stuff in Myth hasn't changed since before 0.19, so it 
should work the same.


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