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Getting Screen to Blank

asked 2015-05-04 03:13:40 +0000

mankyd gravatar image

updated 2015-05-04 03:14:04 +0000

Howdy. My monitor no longer blanks after going idle. It used to when I ran gnome-classic. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.

Running xset 0 0 300 seems to get things working properly, but I have to do this by hand. Where is the proper place to configure this so that it is the default for all users/logins?

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answered 2015-05-04 05:26:09 +0000

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updated 2015-05-04 05:27:09 +0000

Probably adding it to your local i3 configuration file will solve the problem. Add the following line to ~/.config/i3/config or ~/.i3/config:

exec --no-startup-id xset 0 0 300

If you have neither of the files, create a local copy of /etc/i3/config first.

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This will fix it for me, but not for other users who login. How do I make the change global?

mankyd gravatar imagemankyd ( 2015-05-04 12:01:09 +0000 )edit

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