[xubuntu-users] [Bulk] Re: [14.04 64Bit]-Can't Turn Off Monitor Power Management?

Jesse Palser jessepalsermailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Dec 6 22:38:19 UTC 2014


I looked for "/etc/X11/xorg.cong" but it's not in my file system?
Should I just create a new file there and put what you typed into it?
(disabled everything and my monitor still goes black).


On 12/06/2014 05:00 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Perhaps it's not needed anymore, but at least in the past disabling
> screen blanking by the power manager didn't work without
> $ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> [snip]
> Section "ServerFlags"
>      Option "BlankTime" "0"
>      Option "StandbyTime" "0"
>      Option "SuspendTime" "0"
>      Option "OffTime" "0"
> EndSection
> on my machine
> With this xorg.conf settings I could enable and disable screen
> blanking by the power manager. Without those entries screen blanking
> always was enabled, even when it was disabled by the power manger.

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