Description of problem:
While listening to music with Amarok (or any media application) hibernation +
sleep mode + suspend + all these things should be temporarily disabled, so as to
not disturb the listeners experience.
It's simply annoying, not necessarily a *bug*, perhaps it could even be
considered a feature. But I believe this functionality should be changed. By
default, when a media player such as Amarok is running in the background, power
management should be disabled.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
redhat-release -> Fedora release 8 (Werewolf)
1. Enable PM (Put computer to sleep when inactive for 11 mins)
2. Open Amarok
3. Play a music file
4. Wait 11 mins
5. Don't touch anything, just enjoy the sounds of music
6. Your computer will sleep...and then you will no longer be enjoying the music
7. PANIC! and then wake the computer up (crossing your fingers that it will turn
back on :-)
8. then continue to listen calmly for an additional 11 minutes while you prepare
dinner or what-not.
Would this be possible? Any more information needed?
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This would be an excellent candidate to report upstream to bugs.kde.org.
In short, it would seem to be a reasonable feature request that amarok (temporarilty) disable screensaver (and pm functions) while playing (similar to what existing media (video) players do).
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