[mythtv-users] Screensaver disabling

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Sat Jun 21 06:56:52 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've searched for the answer to this question, but have only found solutions
> to similar problems, not any that help with mine.  I'm sure it's something
> trivial that I'm overlooking.
> After ten minutes, the screen blanks.  Using the remote or the keyboard
> wakes it up.  I'm running Ubuntu Hardy Heron w/ gnome desktop, Myth
> 0.21-fixes.  I've disabled both the screensaver and power management
> preferences through the desktop for the account that runs mythfrontend.  I
> have the system set to autologin that account.  The .dmrc runs a session
> which runs a script that has a /usr/bin/xset -dpms in it.  But still with
> the blanking after ten minutes.
> Thanks for any pointers,
> Jerry

While watching movies, or while at the main screen?

I'm running hardy and it does that at the main screen, which is (IMO)

If you run mythfrontend from the command line you can see the DPMS
calls.  Perhaps it is turning it back on after you watch one video?

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