Monitor not blanking despite screensaver settings

Rich Shepard rshepard at
Mon Mar 20 22:44:26 CET 2023

On Mon, 20 Mar 2023, Ambrose Li wrote:

> This sounds like somehow DPMS isn’t engaged. If you typed
> 	xset dpms force suspend
> (or, even, "xset dpms force off"), does the screen turn off?


Yes, it does. Should dpms be on or off?

Earlier today root ran 'xset -dpms'.

Someone on a local linux mail list suggested this is an xorg issue, not



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