Screen blanks after 60 seconds

Tez 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?
>>
>> Tez
>>
>> --
>> 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.
>
> Anita
>   
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.

Tez





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