Something is keeping my X awake
raster at rasterman.com
Fri Jul 22 08:26:54 UTC 2022
On Thu, 21 Jul 2022 22:00:43 +0200 martin f krafft <madduck at madduck.net> said:
It's probably your browser. close it. It might also be the steam client.
> Hey there,
> On my Thinkpad T490, something is keeping the display awake such
> that XScreensaver will not lock the machine, and DPMS will never let
> the screen turn off.
> There are lots of suspects, with the trackpad, the nipple, and a
> Lenovo wireless keyboard&mouse attached. However, even after I
> unplug the wireless receiver, and disable the trackpad and nipple
> with `xinput disable …`, the machine will *not* rest.
> I've ruled out that this is a problem with XScreensaver. I mean,
> maybe it is, but after I lock it manually, it just keeps
> interrupting with the password prompt, as if e.g. the mouse was
> moved or a key pressed.
> At this stage I am wondering what tool there's availeble to me that
> could shed some light on this. I've tried `xev`, but there are no
> events whatsoever.
> I'd appreciate any hints!!
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