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Re: power management & monitor



on Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 04:12:47PM -0600, Dave Sherohman (esper@sherohman.org) wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 12:33:50PM -0800, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
> > xset -dpms
> 
> OK, so how do you make that the default?  I've commented out the
>         Option "DPMS"
> line in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4, but it still defaults to turning the
> monitor off after however many minutes.

xscreensaver now includes this functionality.

I've repeatedly suggested that this is a bug -- if the user is setting
dpms preferences explcitly with xset, xscreensaver should not override
the settings.

Meantime, run xscreensaver-command -prefs and check the screen blanking
options.

Peace.

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