[mythtv-users] Smart screensaving and MythTV

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Feb 14 19:30:56 UTC 2008

On Feb 14, 2008, at 11:25 AM, joe.white at wachovia.com wrote:

> I have been poking around the archive looking for a way to disable  
> the screensaver while the MythTV Frontend is in use.  The only post  
> I have found (below), that has not been subsequently shot down, is  
> one that disables the screensaver if MythFrontend uses more than 10%  
> of the CPU.  The post is from 2004, so things may have changed and  
> this may no longer be the correct number, or even a viable option.   
> Can anyone speak to this (or any) solution?
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/71037#71037
> Thanks,
> Joe White

This functionality is now built-in when you use xscreensaver. In my  
experience, it just works. Other screen savers aren't supported (like  
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