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Date:      28 Dec 2003 12:21:13 -0500
From:      Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org>
To:        Jesse Sheidlower <jester@panix.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Screensaver issue
Message-ID:  <443cb4kgdy.fsf@be-well.ilk.org>
In-Reply-To: <20031227222031.GA1081@panix.com>
References:  <20031227222031.GA1081@panix.com>

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Jesse Sheidlower <jester@panix.com> writes:

> I recently spent some time with portupgrade, fixing a bunch of
> messed-up dependencies and ensuring that my GNOME was fully
> updated to 2.4. When I was done, most things were pretty much
> the same, but now my screen turns off after about five minutes
> or so. This is not apparently related to xscreensaver, which 
> is set not to go on until 30 minutes pass.
> 
> Are there other screensavers that might be running, or some
> other explanation for the screen turning off after such a short
> time? Any mouse movement or keyboard touch turns it on again.

Check "xset q".
My guess would be you have DPMS enabled.

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