Preventing screensaver when playing movie?
zdzichu at irc.pl
Tue Feb 26 10:26:20 PST 2008
On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 07:02:55PM +0100, Erik wrote:
> Suppose that we have the following situation. A user has told the system
> to "turn off the display after N minutes of inactivity". Then he starts
> the media player, opens a file and presses a button called play. The
> media player interprets this as the user saying "play this movie, but do
> not turn off the display while playing it, because i will watch it even
> though I do not interact with the system".
> How can the media player achieve this with xorg?
Using Inhibit() methods of (gnome-)screensaver. Some information here:
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