[manjaro-dev] DPMS

J Fernyhough j.fernyhough at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 22:29:33 CET 2013

Well that might explain why my screen keeps blanking even as I'm using
it! Testing that command now.

Why has this affected Manjaro? None of the other distros I've used
(XFCE desktop or otherwise) have shown this behaviour.


On 13 November 2013 21:25, Carl Duff <cdrw2400 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Phil,
> Users have been reporting that their screen automatically blank after
> 10mins, and that their systems will suspend after about an hour where idle.
> This is despite mucking around with desktop power managers. I have tracked
> the problem to DPMS (Display Power Management Settings), which is
> automatically enabled by default.
> For Openbox, I have disabled DPMS. The command so disable DPMS and disable
> screen blanking is: xset -dpms; xset s off
> Up to you if DPMS should also be disabled on XFCE, etc.
> Carl

More information about the manjaro-dev mailing list