[mythtv-users] New Ubuntu Install - couple of nigly problems

Nemo Inis nemoinis at telus.net
Tue Mar 20 19:30:44 UTC 2007

Hi Bruce,

You may want to turn the X screensaver off and (maybe) the dpms (energy 
star) off as well.
(I need dpms off too in my case because my silly A/V receiver  displays 
a bright blue screen on the TV when the video input is blank instead of 
leaving it black. Duh...)

I've added these lines in my /usr/local/bin/mythtv.h  , just before 
starting mythtv & openbox session:

#turn screeensaver and dpms (energy star) off
xset s off
xset -dpms

Hope this helps

On Mar 10, 2007, at 4:37 PM, Bruce Nordstrand wrote:

> Hi Greg
> I am actually using OpenBox as per the instructions. Last night I
> removed gnome-screensaver and gnome-power-manager via apt-get and the
> machine *still* goes into screensaver mode. I am stumped.....
> I'll head on over to Ubuntu forums to see if they can help any...
> Cheers
> Bruce
> Greg wrote:
>> Bruce,
>> You don't say what desktop you are using,but if it is gnome, you turn
>> off the screen save by clicking system then preferences,then screen
>> saver,then uncheck  activate screen saver..
>> That should do it for you..
>>    As for your sound problem,i have no clue. There are many helpful
>> people here,i am sure someone can point you in the right 
>> direction.....
>> Greg

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