Monitor/Power Management

Bob Snyder bob.snyder at
Tue Apr 8 03:30:27 CEST 2014

On 04/07/2014 04:40 PM, Nigel Verity wrote:
> Hi
> I'm running Xfce 4.8 on Debian, installed on a laptop. I need to display a static image for a long period of time (> 2 hours) without the screen going blank. No matter how I set the power management, the screen always blanks after a few minutes, whether running on AC power or the battery.
> Could anybody advise on the simplest way to keep the screen "alive" continuously?
> Thanks
> Nige

A pretty good discussion of screen blanking in X:

Bob S.

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