How To disable sleep mode in 8.10?

Jury Levykin jury.levykin at
Tue Nov 11 08:11:10 UTC 2008

Screen saver timing is 10 minutes.

I have noticed that screen saver (in 8.10) did not wake up after mouse
move event only after key press on keyboard.
It is more possible screen saver have bugs.

I will try use -noacpi today in the evening.

Thanks a lot!

2008/11/11 Kim Briggs:
> Is it possible there could be a bug in the screen saver that is
> causing it to turn off more than the screen?  What is the timing on
> the screen saver?
> Also, I'm pretty sure you can disable sleep mode, but I only know a
> "nuke the site from orbit" method:  In the file /boot/grub/menu.lst,
> you can add the option "noacpi" to leave out the Advanced
> Configuration and Power Interface completely.
> title           Ubuntu 8.04.1, kernel 2.6.24-19-generic   -noacpi
> Hopefully, you get a better solution that that.
> cheers,
> --

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