[mythtv-users] Enabling DPMS poweroff from the keyboard?

Dave dave at 0bits.com
Wed Mar 7 15:03:11 UTC 2007

Andrew Leahy asked:
 > Obviously, this isn't an elegant solution, and using mythtv as my
 > primary viewing method isn't an option.  I'd like to be able to turn
 > the signal from the video card off or on by enabling/disabling DPMS
 > poweroff mode in X windows with the touch of a button on my keyboard.
 > Does anyone know how this might be possible?

Of course, just bind a key on your remote or keyboard to the command

  xset dpms force off


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