[mythtv-users] Disable screen blanking

chris at cpr.homelinux.net chris at cpr.homelinux.net
Wed Aug 3 21:28:11 UTC 2005

On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 09:35:38PM +0100, Darren Coleman wrote:
> I have a script which starts mythfrontend after doing "xset s off" and "xset
> -dpms off" etc and despite this the screensaver always kicks in, even on
> "Blank Screen Only".  If I move the mouse or presses a key it asks me to
> enter a password.

What window manager are you using?  AFAIK, the xset command only
enables/disables the integrated Xserver blanking.  That won't help you
if your WM is watching the mouse/keyboard and launching an external
screen saver.

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