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Old 04-15-2015, 04:55 AM   #1
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need to disable screensaver when watching movies

Hi all ,
How i can disable temporarily screensaver on slackware?
When i watch some clips on youtube or movies it always goes in screensaver after some time if i dont touch the mouse.
Old 04-15-2015, 11:01 AM   #2
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There should be an option within your video player to do so.
Old 04-16-2015, 04:59 AM   #3
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xset -dpms s off
that command works for some ppl.
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Old 04-19-2015, 06:04 AM   #4
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If it still blanks, try this too:
xset s off
Old 04-20-2015, 01:23 AM   #5
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I have it when watch some movies online, or youtube. But i turn off dim display and screen energy saving and it works. Not best way , but works


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