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Old 12-26-2006, 03:17 AM   #1
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Blank screen instead of screensaver

I'm running slackware with kde. I set my screensaver with the "configure desktop" option in kde. I set the screensaver to start after 5 minutes. At the 5 minute mark, my screen just goes blank. When I test the screensaver, it works just won't start on it's own. Anyone know what is causing the screen to go blank instead of starting a pretty screensaver? I've tried different screensavers and variable times. The screensaver just turns the screen blank. Thank you in advance.
Old 12-26-2006, 03:28 AM   #2
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try enabling "display power management" in the kde display properties, that worked for me
Old 12-26-2006, 03:53 AM   #3
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That did the trick. Thank you! It isn't obvious to me at first glance why a screensaver depends on the power management, but I knew it had to be something simple. Again, thank you.


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