[mythtv-users] screen goes black when idle

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 04:45:49 UTC 2007

On 14/02/07, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just switched my wm to ratpoison, and since doing so, my screen
> blanks out after idling.
> I have this in a script called by .ratpoisonrc:
>  # Disable dynamic power management (screen blanking)
>     /usr/X11R6/bin/xset -dpms
> and this in the monitor section of xorg.conf:
>         Option      "DPMS" "off"
> The blanking (or screensaver?) did not come on with the old wm (KDE),
> but does now.

What about

# /usr/X11R6/bin/xset s off

to turn off any active screen savers?

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