Screen blanks after 60 seconds

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Aug 27 11:15:29 BST 2006


Anita Lewis wrote:
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>> 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.
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>> But thanks for trying, I'm stuck on this one.
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>> Tez
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> http://linuxreviews.org/quicktips/screenblanking/
>
> maybe using xset to turn off blanking would work.  Something else is 
> causing the problem, but this might stop it.  The above link goes into 
> detail about using xset. I used to use it instead of a screensaver to 
> blank the screen, but either setting it to not blank at all or perhaps 
> turning off dpms will work.
>
> Another idea might be to comment the line in xorg.conf for DPMS.
>
> Just ideas I'd try if I had the problem, because I don't know much of 
> what could cause it.
>
> Anita
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>   
Thanks, that command worked :D
Now I don't have to tap a key every 60 seconds

Tez





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