[Goodies-dev] xfce4-power-manager turning off monitor on lid close

Adam Black adam at fastmail.com.au
Mon Oct 19 09:27:30 CEST 2009

Ali Abdallah wrote:
> Adam wrote:
>> Without the "xset s reset" line the screen would remain blank.
>> If someone can take a look at this issue it would be appreciated.
> Do you have a screen saver application running? please check that, try 
> to stop any screen saver daemon and test, see if your screen remains 
> blank.
I do not have a screensaver daemon running.

If I remotely log into the machine and enter the commands:
 >xset dpms force off

followed by:
 >xset dpms force on

My screen remains blank but the backlight turns on.

Not sure if this piece of information is relevant or not.

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