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Old 01-24-2006, 12:47 PM   #1
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Unhappy System Turning Off Monitor After A Few Minutes


Hey All,

Sorry if this is a total noob question, but I am stuck on this one. I just installed suse 10.0 and everything is working awesome. I turned off the screensaver (personal annoyance), but after 5 minutes or so of unactivity, the monitor goes black and I have to move the mouse and log back in.

I know how to change the settings in Windows to stop this from happening, but I cannot find them in suse. I am running GNOME (newest version I believe).

And I would not really care except I use my machine to watch DVDs and videos sometimes and all of a sudden in the middle of the movie it will do this.

Thanks for any and all help in advance. If I need to clarify anything or provide any more info just let me know. Thanks!!
 
Old 01-24-2006, 02:23 PM   #2
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Hi Linux216

I'm using Ubuntu (which is still Gnome) so things may be a little different -- moderate the following accordingly...

Go to Computer > Desktop Preferences > Screensaver

(I've got XScreenSaver 4.16)

Then to the Advanced tab.

Check out your settings under 'Display Power Management'...

HTH

Al
 
Old 01-25-2006, 05:12 PM   #3
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Thanks for your reply. I don't seem to have that option though. Anyone else?
 
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Thanks for your reply. I don't seem to have that option though. Anyone else?
Don't have which option??
Any recent version of Gnome has screensaver (In Redhat 4, it's under applications-->preferences)--is it the Advanced tab that is missing?
 
Old 01-25-2006, 06:26 PM   #5
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No I have a spot for the screensaver, just no advanced tab.
 
Old 03-07-2006, 07:46 PM   #6
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FC4 KDE just upgraded to 2.6.15-1.1833_FC4

I have no such button and now some of my screensavers do not work

even in setup.
 
  


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