Re: [OT] Err, how do I turn off screen blanking
On Monday 19 July 2004 02:30, Randy W. Sims wrote:
> Silvan wrote:
> > On Sunday 18 July 2004 08:48 pm, Randy W. Sims wrote:
> >>How do I turn off or customize the time out for the "screen saver" that
> >>blanks the screen? I thought it might be part of the power management
> >>features, but couldn't find any docs. Note: this is the blanking that
> >>occurs both at the console and within X, it's not the screen saver.
> > In KDE, anyway, kcontrol -> Power Control -> Display Power Management
> > seems to do the trick. I haven't had the monitor blank since I turned
> > that off.
> Already disabled.
> > Of course, that's useless if you're not using KDE, so that suggestion
> > might not get you anywhere at all.
> Yup, I am using KDE
> > The blanking that occurs on the consoles (but not xterms) can be turned
> > of with
> > setterm -blank 0
> No effect.
> Thanks anyway,
I have the same problem on a ATI 9000 (on a laptop), and the only way
I have found is to issue xset -dpms in a script that gets run when I log