[ubuntu-uk] Display blanking despite settings in gnome-power-manager and gnome-screensaver

Iain Lane ubuntu at orangesquash.org.uk
Mon Jan 7 20:08:38 GMT 2008

Michael Holloway wrote:
> Hi
> There is a bug i think when using ATI cards (we always blame the
> graphics cards!)... after much googling, on a friends machine with the
> machine problem i came across this to add to the end
> of /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> Section "ServerFlags"
>  Option "BlankTime" "0"
>  Option "StandbyTime" "0"
>  Option "SuspendTime" "0"
>  Option "OffTime" "0"
> EndSection
> Worked for me so you can give it a try.
> Cheers,
> Michael


This worked, thanks!

I was worried that my (X)ubuntu power settings wouldn't apply after
doing this, but they seem to work fine. Watching a movie without having
to move the mouse every 10 minutes; what a novelty!

Thanks again,

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