Screensaver disabled, screen still blanks

Konstantin Svist fry.kun at
Fri Jun 22 01:59:35 UTC 2007

Try adding this line to F7's xorg.conf:

Options "DPMS" "off"

Eric wrote:
> At 05:44 PM 6/21/2007, Nigel Henry wrote:
> <NH>>>>>I don't know if this is any help, but DPMS (display power 
> management signalling) may be the problem. On FC5, commenting out the 
> line "Options  "DPMS" in the monitor section of /etc/X11/xorg.conf, 
> resolved the problem,<<<<<
> Good evening, Nigel.
> Yes, that did the trick for FC5, thanks.  One down and one to go.  :-)
> On F7 there is no Options DPMS line in xorg.conf, so nothing to comment 
> out.
> <NH>>>>>Commenting out that line in FC6 did not work, and  neither in 
> Debian Lenny after some X updates. I use KDE, and have put a simple 
> script in ~/.kde/autostart on Debian Lenny. This runs xset -dpms, which 
> disables DPMS when you login, see below.<<<<<
> Do I just put a script in there and name it anything I want, or do I 
> need to give it a specific name?
> I put one in there for F7 called noblank, made it executable by 
> everybody, so I'll see what happens.

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