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Re: reset power saver modes?



Tom Horsley wrote:
> I get the impression that sometimes mplayer disables
> the power saver mode that would turn off the screen
> after 10 minutes (or whatever the default is), then
> forgets to re-enable it on exit (perhaps when it
> crashes, which happens occasionally).
> 
> What commands could I run (other than "reboot") to
> setup the power saver modes again when I notice the
> monitor hasn't shut itself off for half a day?
> 
> Is the "xset" command the only one I'd need, or
> are there 47 different helpful subsystems involved
> each one of which needs to be individually reset? :-).

xset is all you'll need.

FWIW, for various personal reasons I use different power saver settings at
different times.  So, I simply wrote a script to do what I want and created
several desktop icons to call the script.




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