cannot get screen out of black/black mode...
oscartheduck at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 16:43:32 PST 2007
> > Xorg blanking can be set via "xset". To see your settings run
> > "xset q". If you run "xset" without arguments, you can get hints
> > on settings:
> > For screen-saver control:
> > s [timeout [cycle]] s default s on
> > s blank s noblank s off
> > s expose s noexpose
> > s activate s reset
> > For more detail, see "man xset".
> Ty, ty, ty! For unknown reasons (I don't know how I screwed up
> and set this:-), I also set the screen to require my passwd to
> bring it back to life. But that's another issue; it'll be awhile
> before I figure out the widgets and gimmicks of Gnome/KDE.
> You've givenme a jump.
I always deal with this through system->preferences->screensaver preferences
in Gnome. It allows you to configure everything, from whether the screen
blanks through whether you need a password to wake up.
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