[mythtv-users] Smart screensaving and MythTV

joe.white at wachovia.com joe.white at wachovia.com
Thu Feb 14 20:01:14 UTC 2008

mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org wrote on 02/14/2008 02:30:56 PM:

> 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 
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Thanks, Brad.  As a matter of course, I have disabled the screensaver 
during the install since 0.17.  I just started to look into turning it on 
this weekend.  I wonder which one I have installed under Feisty...  :-)

Joe White 

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