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Re: [S.u.S.E. Linux] Green S.u.S.E?
- From: hattons@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Steven T. Hatton)
- Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 00:34:48 -0400
- Message-id: <35AC3168.78AF314A@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> On Tue, 14 Jul 1998, Arun K. Khan wrote:
> >To use X's DPMS you need to add the following to your .xinitrc just before
> >invoking the Window Manager
> >xset +dpms
> Question: Running KDE on SuSE 5.2 my xinitrc points to twm, which has
> no reference to $WINDOWMANAGER or kdm. But in my home directory there is
> ..xinitrc, which ends with:
> # finaly start the window manager
> exec $WINDOWMANAGER
> So I assume this would be the correct file to add the xset to?
> The box is configured for root plus 2 users, so would the xset need to
> be added to the 2nd users .xinitrc in her home directory?
> I haven't found a .xinitrc for root, so how would I get dpms to kick in
> for root?
> >For more info pls. do "man xset"
> I did, but given my low level of Linux, it wasn't much help to me.
> Sandy Seeds
> 100% Microsoft Free
> S.u.S.E. Linux!
I would guess/hope that this setting would be global. For now I just ran the
xset command from a kvt prompt. Seems to work. (Thanks guys) I don't know
much about the guts of Linux or X myself. Perhaps some one more
knowledgeable will be able to explain this.
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