Was: SOLVED Re: incessant lockout screens with request for password
nepal.roade at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 17 10:50:33 UTC 2011
It appears that there are higher powers than me that have determined my
screen *will* blank after 10 mins non activity.
Following shutting down the machine last night and restarting this
morning, the screen blanking returns. I don't remember hearing any
"AARL BI BECK".
Checking xset -q shows that the parameters set yesterday are back to
their previous values, "prefer blanking" and "DPMS enabled".
However this is not the end of it.
I have once again changed the above, just like I did yesterday and yet
there is still something turning off the screen, not blanking to a
black screen now, but what looks like an xscreensaver type screen, all
grey with heavy texture, activated after 10 mins.
I now have the odd sensation of my head wanting to go in two opposite
directions, think I'll go lie down and hope someone will offer help.
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