WelcomeWelcome | FAQFAQ | DownloadsDownloads | WikiWiki

Author Topic: How to disable screen saver  (Read 2889 times)

Offline asi_ka

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 10
How to disable screen saver
« on: February 24, 2015, 11:27:07 PM »
Could someone please let me know how to disable the screen saver (blank screen) in X? Would really appreciate any help.

Offline bmarkus

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 7183
    • My Community Forum
Re: How to disable screen saver
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2015, 11:37:43 PM »
Did you try the xset command?
Béla
Ham Radio callsign: HA5DI

"Amateur Radio: The First Technology-Based Social Network."

Online Rich

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 11282
Re: How to disable screen saver
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2015, 11:42:39 PM »
Hi asi_ka
Try:
Code: [Select]
xset s off -dpms

Offline asi_ka

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 10
Re: How to disable screen saver
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2015, 11:47:39 PM »
perfect, thank you very much.

Offline andyj

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1023
Re: How to disable screen saver
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2015, 08:20:04 PM »
A more elegant way would be to create the following file in /usr/local/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/01-disable-blanking.conf:

Section "ServerFlags"
        Option  "BlankTime"     "0"
        Option  "StandbyTime"   "0"
        Option  "SuspendTime"   "0"
        Option  "OffTime"       "0"
EndSection

Don't forget to add it to /opt/.filetool.lst