stopping a netbook from sleeping

Cybe R. Wizard cyber_wizard at
Mon Feb 8 06:17:21 UTC 2010

On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 15:25:52 +1100
Karl Auer <kauer at> wrote:

> If I stop the GUI by killing GDM, the netbook never sleeps, so I have
> modified /etc/init/gdm.conf to exit without doing anything if a
> certain file exists. This is a bit of a kludge though, and I would
> prefer to have the GUI available.

Maybe you could start the GUI with startx instead of GDM.  See if that
will help.

Cybe R. Wizard
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