lucid beta 2 : too long sleep delay of the screen by default

Brandon Kuczenski brandon.kuczenski at
Thu Apr 15 21:07:53 UTC 2010

Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2010/04/15 16:14 (GMT-0400) Jérôme Bouat composed:
>> The default sleep delay of the screen is set to 30 minutes when 
>> operating on mains.
>> I think it is too long because :
>> - Nowadays are the screens using mostly the lcd/led technology with fast 
>> resume.
>> - The cost of the energy will increase in the coming years (what ever
>> the primary source is).
>> I think this default delay could be decreased to 10 or 15 minutes. For 
>> the few remaining CRT screens, only a few users would have to set their 
>> preferences.
> It should default to infinite, leaving users who want it to choose what suits
> them best. Not too many things irritate me more than having the phone or some
> other interruption while installing, and having the screen turn black before
> I can turn the too short delay to something I can tolerate or make sure the
> mouse &/or keyboard actually work.

Perhaps you mean for the installer-- about which I agree-- but the OP 
was talking about standard operation, not installation.

Also, the days of mouse/keyboard not working are fairly long gone :-)

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