CRT flickering like mad on wakeup

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Mon Oct 18 00:22:14 UTC 2010

On 16/10/2010 07:46, Ric Moore wrote:
> My old huge Dell CRT flickers like crazy after it goes into sleep mode
> and wakes up when I move the mouse. I've turned off all of the
> "power-savers" I can find. I'm not running compiz. I mean it really puts
> on a display, changing resolutions. I'm afraid I'll toast this older
> beast. Any suggestions? Ric

It's on the way out.

Do you have a repair shop in your area which still handles CRT monitors 
(we had one here but it closed down due to lack of patronage)? They'll 
tell you what could be the cause - probably a simple replacement of some 
small component.


"If it weren't for electricity we'd be all watching television by candlelight."
                 George Gobel

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