[K12OSN] Correct way to prevent screen from going to sleep

Gideon Romm ltsp at symbio-technologies.com
Thu Dec 2 21:59:37 UTC 2010




On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Jeff Siddall <news at siddall.name> wrote:
> On 12/02/2010 04:04 PM, j.w. thomas wrote:
>> I have an idea that you will not really want to try, but since it is
>> somewhat amusing, I will share it.
>> I needed to do this very thing once, so I took an old computer fan,
>> taped a circular piece of cardboard to the blades to make it into a
>> crude turntable.  Then I laid it on its side on the table, put the mouse
>> on the platter, and plugged it in.
>> It worked!  But it's not a good solution!
> A quieter alternative might be Homer Simpson's idea with the drinking bird:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drinking_bird
> but I'm hoping for a solution that doesn't require fans, cardboard, a
> drinking bird, mouse or keyboard!  Picky, I know.
> Jeff
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