Bug 865468 - Screen is blanked regardles the settings
Screen is blanked regardles the settings
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-settings-daemon (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bastien Nocera
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-10-11 10:12 EDT by Lukas Zachar
Modified: 2014-02-05 07:33 EST (History)
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Description Lukas Zachar 2012-10-11 10:12:05 EDT
Description of problem:

The blank screen feature seems to be ignoring the manual settings set in the gnome-control-center.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. in gnome-control-center set brightness to max, disable Dim screen option, set Turn off when inactive to 1 hour
2. leave the laptop idle for 15 minutes
Actual results:
after about 9 minutes the screen is set blank

Expected results:
screen is on and with max backlight
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Comment 1 Denys Vlasenko 2013-09-16 20:49:54 EDT
I observe the same here on F18.

I use Xfce4 desktop (not Gnome).

xfce4-power-manager is installed, all display-related power saving and blanking/dimming is totally disabled in "Setting->Power Manager".

Evidently, "xset s 600" is in effect: after 10 minuter, screen blanks via DMPS (external display reports "No signal").
If I run "xset s 660", screen blanks after 11 minutes.
If I run "xset s off", screen never blanks.

Possible dup: bug 917399
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