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Screen going black when it's idle.

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Screen going black when it's idle.

#1 Post by keos » Thu May 17, 2018 2:17 pm

Hi,

I tried cup of things but nothing works:
root@kaos:/home/keos# setterm -powersave off
setterm: cannot (un)set powersave mode: Función ioctl no apropiada para el dispositivo
root@kaos:/home/keos# setterm -powersave off
setterm: cannot (un)set powersave mode: Función ioctl no apropiada para el dispositivo
root@kaos:/home/keos# setterm -blank 0
setterm: terminal xterm-256color does not support --blank
root@kaos:/home/keos#
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Re: Screen going black when it's idle.

#2 Post by Richard » Thu May 17, 2018 4:21 pm

Removed MX answer for antiX.
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Re: Screen going black when it's idle.

#3 Post by KoO » Thu May 17, 2018 8:56 pm

I found the fix for mine to stop it screen going blank AntiX only so far Control Centre > Set Screen Blanking > turn on > set to 0 .

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If power manager 'presentation mode' is checked, screen will always stay 'ON'.
uncheck 'presentation mode', power save will activate as predetermined. ;)
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don't know where is 'presentation mode' located?
right clik power manager on the task bar and u can see it.
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Re: Screen going black when it's idle.

#4 Post by stsoh » Fri May 18, 2018 1:51 am

beside those power manager options, there is another setting on screensaver if u don't want your screen to go blank.
goto settings > screensaver > display modes > mode > select disable screen saver. :happy:
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Re: Screen going black when it's idle.

#5 Post by keos » Fri May 18, 2018 9:11 am

Hi,

*MX centric is not installed.

*Control Centre > Set Screen Blanking > (i’m using xfce, can’t see that …)

* If power manager 'presentation mode' is checked, screen will always stay 'ON'.

… right clik power manager on the task bar and u can see it. (i don’t see it).

*settings > screensaver > display modes > mode > select disable screen saber

(no, there is nothing like that – is it at the xfce4 desktop?, and i'm using wicd). :alien:
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Re: Screen going black when it's idle.

#6 Post by stsoh » Fri May 18, 2018 9:53 am

we thought u r using mx17.1.
is antix17.1 use xscreensaver?
if yes, then u can use "xscreensaver-command -deactivate" (without quote) and put it in /etc/rc.local file above exit 0.
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Re: Screen going black when it's idle.

#7 Post by keos » Fri May 18, 2018 10:04 am

This is what i have at:

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xscreensaver is not installed
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Re: Screen going black when it's idle.

#8 Post by anticapitalista » Fri May 18, 2018 10:05 am

keos - are you using antiX-17.1 full, base, core or net?
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Re: Screen going black when it's idle.

#9 Post by keos » Fri May 18, 2018 10:31 am

antiX-17.1_x64-full.iso was installed and later i changed repos to testing
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Re: Screen going black when it's idle.

#10 Post by anticapitalista » Fri May 18, 2018 10:48 am

Are you using default slim login manager? If so, type

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set-screen-blank
in a terminal
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