Monitor power management

Martin Foster martin at
Tue Feb 7 08:22:21 UTC 2006

On Monday 06 Feb 2006 13:28, paul cooke wrote:

> On Monday 06 February 2006 09:12, Martin Foster wrote:

> > I'm a newcomer to Kubuntu and so far, I'm impressed :-)
> >
> > However, I have a niggling problem with my monitor:
> > Under "Settings/Peripherals/Display/Power Control", I do NOT have "Enable
> > display power management" checked, yet after a certain length of time of
> > inactivity, the monitor is placed in Stand-By mode. Is this a known
> > problem or could some kind soul offer a solution.
> you've got power saving set in your BIOS

If that were the case, I would have expected other distros to exhibit the same 
behaviour but they don't. Prior to looking at Kubuntu, I looked at Mandriva 
and SuSE and neither of them put the monitor in stand-by mode <shrug>.


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