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ibbill 11-28-2011 04:51 PM

Black screen 10 minutes 12mate
 
Every 10 minutes the screen goes black. I have to move the mouse to restore the screen that I was watching. Have looked for screen and power savers can not find anything to turn them off.

What happen to the screen saver and power we use to use to tweak the way we wanted it. Tks for your help.Lisa 12 64Bit DVD using MATE

Bill

ccolumbu 11-28-2011 05:28 PM

You can add these lines to your startup (.xinitrc):
setterm -blank 0 -powersave off -powerdown 0
xset -dpms
xset s off

ibbill 11-28-2011 07:13 PM

ccolumbu tks for your quick reply.Sorry to say your dealing with someone that is older than dirt. So what you posted I have no idea what you mean. Sorry for being such a DUH.

Bill


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