SUSPECT: Re: sleep mode

Maxime Alarie malarie at processia.com
Thu Apr 15 19:18:22 UTC 2010


That's pointless.  There are more subtle ways to do it..

Open ashell.. or go CTRL+ALT+F2
Logon and Type: while true; do sleep 299; echo wakeup; done



-----Original Message-----
From: ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
[mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Ioannis
Vranos
Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 2:54 PM
To: Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions
Subject: SUSPECT: Re: sleep mode

On Thu, 2010-04-15 at 17:56 +0100, zongo saiba wrote:
> Hi, 
> 
> I have set up my unit Ubuntu 9.10 to go to sleep after 5 minutes when
> inactive. I have a notebook and want to maximize ny battery life. When
I
> use skype with video (or just voip calls), my unit still goes to sleep
> after 5 minutes not detecting the fact that it is being used. 
> Anyone has any idea on how to make sure that the OS actually picks yp
> the unit being in use and not putting it to sleep ? 


Move the mouse pointer periodically.





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