Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Tue 01 Sep 2015, 12:20
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » House Training » Users ( For the regulars )
How to stop display from shutting off in 30 minutes? (Solved
Moderators: Flash, Ian, JohnMurga
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
Page 1 of 2 [21 Posts]   Goto page: 1, 2 Next
Author Message
LordQwerty

Joined: 29 May 2008
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Mon 02 Jun 2008, 18:20    Post subject:  How to stop display from shutting off in 30 minutes? (Solved  

Hi all,

I'm looking for a similar setting tool like the "power options" in Windows XP (sorry to mention "Windows" Wink )
The problem I have with Puppy is that my monitor is turning black after about 30 minutes.

I already tried to turn off the screensaver, and switched the bios setting to turn on the monitor always, but no luck. I guess there must be some power options in Puppy.

Maybe you can help me?

Thanks.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
erikson


Joined: 27 Feb 2008
Posts: 735
Location: Ghent, Belgium

PostPosted: Tue 03 Jun 2008, 07:34    Post subject: Re: How to stop monitor from shutting off in 30 minutes?  

LordQwerty wrote:
The problem I have with Puppy is that my monitor is turning black after about 30 minutes.

DPMS (Energy Star) features can be disabled with
Code:
xset -dpms

In order to make the setting persistent, I guess the command can be included in /etc/rc.d/rc.local (or in /root/.xinitrc ?)

DPMS settings are documented at http://linux.die.net/man/1/xset

_________________
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. --- erikson
hp/compaq nx9030 (1.6GHz/480MB/37.2GB), ADSL, Linksys wireless router
http://www.desonville.net/
Puppy page: http://www.desonville.net/en/joere.puppy.htm

Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
LordQwerty

Joined: 29 May 2008
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Tue 03 Jun 2008, 13:09    Post subject:  

Thank you for your help.
Problem solved.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
fzimmer

Joined: 15 Jan 2009
Posts: 52
Location: Duisburg Germany

PostPosted: Mon 21 Jun 2010, 05:46    Post subject:  

Is there a similar command for hard disks? I want to turn them off when not in use.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
npierce

Joined: 28 Dec 2009
Posts: 858

PostPosted: Thu 24 Jun 2010, 10:49    Post subject:  

fzimmer,

Perhaps you can find an idea in this thread: Laptop & HDD sleep/standby command issue
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Rope

Joined: 20 Feb 2013
Posts: 400

PostPosted: Wed 22 Jul 2015, 10:35    Post subject:  

I have the xset -dpms setting but it is not working.
_________________
Puppy Slacko 5.7 frugal
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ : 2109.87MHz
Total Memory : 967356 kB
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
CatDude


Joined: 03 Jan 2007
Posts: 1545
Location: UK

PostPosted: Wed 22 Jul 2015, 13:06    Post subject:  

Hi

Try this: http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=852852#852852

CatDude
.

_________________

Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
nic007

Joined: 13 Nov 2011
Posts: 1113

PostPosted: Wed 22 Jul 2015, 16:09    Post subject:  

fzimmer wrote:
Is there a similar command for hard disks? I want to turn them off when not in use.

I use hdparm for example: hdparm -S 120 /dev/sda will turn off sda after 10 minutes of inactivity.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Rope

Joined: 20 Feb 2013
Posts: 400

PostPosted: Wed 22 Jul 2015, 17:07    Post subject:  

CatDude wrote:
Hi

Try this: http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=852852#852852

CatDude
.


Thanks but it does not work.

_________________
Puppy Slacko 5.7 frugal
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ : 2109.87MHz
Total Memory : 967356 kB
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
CatDude


Joined: 03 Jan 2007
Posts: 1545
Location: UK

PostPosted: Thu 23 Jul 2015, 06:05    Post subject:  

Hello Rope

I'm also running Slacko-5.7 and after following the advice in the link i provided above,
i end up with a hidden file: /root/.xset.sh
which has the following content:
Code:
xset m 20/10 4 c off r rate 660 25 s off -dpms

With that file in operation, i have NEVER had my screen go blank/off/black,
so i'm not really sure what is happening at your end to make it behave differently.

CatDude
.

_________________

Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Rope

Joined: 20 Feb 2013
Posts: 400

PostPosted: Thu 23 Jul 2015, 11:44    Post subject:  

I will try your configuration thanks.
_________________
Puppy Slacko 5.7 frugal
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ : 2109.87MHz
Total Memory : 967356 kB
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Rope

Joined: 20 Feb 2013
Posts: 400

PostPosted: Sun 26 Jul 2015, 19:21    Post subject:  

CatDude wrote:
Hello Rope

I'm also running Slacko-5.7 and after following the advice in the link i provided above,
i end up with a hidden file: /root/.xset.sh
which has the following content:
Code:
xset m 20/10 4 c off r rate 660 25 s off -dpms

With that file in operation, i have NEVER had my screen go blank/off/black,
so i'm not really sure what is happening at your end to make it behave differently.

CatDude
.


Tried it. Does not work Sad

_________________
Puppy Slacko 5.7 frugal
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ : 2109.87MHz
Total Memory : 967356 kB
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
scientist

Joined: 23 May 2015
Posts: 149

PostPosted: Sun 26 Jul 2015, 20:58    Post subject:  

Try this.

Quote:
#!/bin/bash
# MAKE SURE CHMOD +X HAS BEEN APPLIED TO SCRIPT !!!!
#
# Blank screen after 10 minutes
# Value is time in seconds
# xset -q shows current settings
xset s 600

_________________
Thanks,
Andy

Slacko 5.9.3
JWM
File Manager - Thunar
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Rope

Joined: 20 Feb 2013
Posts: 400

PostPosted: Mon 27 Jul 2015, 12:50    Post subject:  

scientist wrote:
Try this.

Quote:
#!/bin/bash
# MAKE SURE CHMOD +X HAS BEEN APPLIED TO SCRIPT !!!!
#
# Blank screen after 10 minutes
# Value is time in seconds
# xset -q shows current settings
xset s 600


Sorry but where do I put the script and with what filename?

_________________
Puppy Slacko 5.7 frugal
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ : 2109.87MHz
Total Memory : 967356 kB
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Rope

Joined: 20 Feb 2013
Posts: 400

PostPosted: Tue 28 Jul 2015, 15:56    Post subject:  

scientist wrote:
Try this.

Quote:
#!/bin/bash
# MAKE SURE CHMOD +X HAS BEEN APPLIED TO SCRIPT !!!!
#
# Blank screen after 10 minutes
# Value is time in seconds
# xset -q shows current settings
xset s 600


I put it in root/startup
does not work

_________________
Puppy Slacko 5.7 frugal
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ : 2109.87MHz
Total Memory : 967356 kB
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Display posts from previous:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 2 [21 Posts]   Goto page: 1, 2 Next
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
 Forum index » House Training » Users ( For the regulars )
Jump to:  

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0759s ][ Queries: 11 (0.0046s) ][ GZIP on ]