Re: apm and gnome
- From: Paul Brandariz x6546 <brandari lore kla-tencor com>
- To: "'gnome-list gnome org'" <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: apm and gnome
- Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 15:58:16 -0800
"Paul R. Brandariz" wrote:
> Hi there gnome users:
> In the control-center there is a way to start the screen saver as
> well as to control
> the monitor and tell the system to use the Power Management system to
> turn off the
> monitor after the screeen saver is started.
> Is there a way to invoke "apm -s" to bring a system to standby
> after the monitor is
> shut down ? Naturally, this has to somehow be done as root (which could
> be an issue since there is no one to suppply a password).
> Unfortunatelly, I can't manually invoke apm -s since this would then
> disable the screen saver startup as well as the Power management of the
After looking at the control-center code the way the monitor
is shutdown is through an "xset dpms" command. The X server possibly
takes control of this. Now if the X server sends and event to clients with
the power management states this might be possible. Hmmmm....
Paul R. Brandariz E-mail Internet: brandari lore kla-tencor com
One Technology Dr.
Milpitas, CA 95035
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