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Just annotations of little "how to's", so I know I can find how to do something I've already done when I need to do it again, in case I don't remember anymore, which is not unlikely. Hopefully they can be useful to others, but I can't guarantee that it will work, or that it won't even make things worse.
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Idea for an script to prevent xscreensaver while watching videos on a browser

Posted 03-15-2015 at 12:54 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 03-15-2015 at 01:03 AM by the dsc

The core concept is just:


Code:
while true ; do

wmctrl -l | grep -i "youtube\|vimeo" && xscreensaver-command -deactivate

sleep 5m

done
Perhaps it would be more elegant to have something that somehow works more accordingly to xscreensaver's time rather than this thing that has smaller cycles just to play it safe.

Won't work for embedded videos, though, as "youtube"...
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Possible key mechanism to disable xscreensaver automatically when watching youtube and the like

Posted 05-29-2014 at 08:07 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

I haven't even tried it yet, it just looks like a good candidate method to mess with eventually:

Code:
top p $mplayer_pid -bd 0.25 n 3 | grep $mplayer_pid | awk '{print $9}'
I saw it here:
https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-...4-start-0.html

That would give "larger than zero" numbers when mplayer is playing (I think Debian's/current "top" syntax is a little bit different and requires "b" and "d" separated,...
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