Screen blanks after 60 seconds
binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Aug 26 15:03:27 BST 2006
Anita Lewis wrote:
> On 08/26/2006 09:07 AM Tez wrote:
>> If I don't press a key or move the mouse the screen blanks after a
>> minute, this is annoying when watching a movie or reading a website or
>> man page...
>> The screen saver isn't set to start automatically and powers saving is
>> set to 30 mins.
>> The monitor doesn't go in to standby, it just blanks.
>> Any ideas?
>> Kubuntu 6.06 [Dapper] (Fully up to date)
>> Intel 82845G graphics integrated chip
> I doubt that this is the case, but in the xorg.conf file where BlankTime
> option is set for less than the default 10 min. Even so, I don't find my
> monitor blanking in 10 minutes during a movie.
> Maybe in Control Appearance and Themes/Screensaver, it is set for a
> blank screensaver and the time is short? You could try making it longer.
> I use gxine for movies. I haven't tried other things to know how well
> they handle screensavers. It does sound like it isn't really the
> screensaver that is doing this, but I don't know what it would be.
It's not a screen saver, it isn't set to start at all, and there is
nothing in my xorg.conf file about BlankTime.
But thanks for trying, I'm stuck on this one.
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