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Re: Disable a Flat Screen

On Sunday 02 November 2003 01:59, Roberto Sanchez wrote:
> Raffaele Sandrini wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I'm wondering if there is a  method to disable a built in flat screen (on
> > a laptop). I'm thinking of something like dpms. Win32 know a method (i
> > don't kniw how) but when my laptop stands around doing nothing the screen
> > never shuts down in linux mode. Is there a method/tool/XFree86 extension
> > to do so? "xset dpms force suspend|off" does nothing on my laptop here.
> >
> > cheers,
> > Raffaele
> You may also want to try posting this question to debian-laptop.
> What brand/model laptop do you have?
> I have a Toshiba Satellite 2805, and the screen automagically blanks
> after 10 minutes.  I don't ever recall setting a specific option for
> this.  It has worked under Xree86 4.1 (in Woody) and 4.2 (in Sid).
I have a DELL Inspiron 5150.

Raffaele Sandrini <rasa@gmx.ch>
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