[kde-linux] KDE screensaver and monitor blanking

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Tue Jan 23 08:18:59 UTC 2007

Blues Renegade wrote:
> Andreas wrote:
>> Le jeudi 21 décembre 2006 01:07, Dale a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>> I have a question.  I don't usually log out of KDE when I am done or
>>> going to bed.  I have it set up to go to screen saver then turn the
>>> monitor off after a while longer.  My question is this, when the monitor
>>> turns off, does the screen saver continue to run or is it cut off too?
>>> In other words, is the screen saver using CPU cycles or does it  get
>>> stopped as well?
>>> I ask this because I run folding.  The screen saver I use also takes up
>>> some CPU time.  I don't want the screen saver running and taking up CPU
>>> time while I am running folding if the monitor has powered off.
>> You can see here what happens when you leave the computer on at night:
>> http://www.xs4all.nl/~jvdkuyp/flash/see.htm
>> on a more serious note: if you have access through ssh from another computer
>> you could "sneak" in and check with top or ps what's going on.
>> Or just use a blank screen for a a scre     ensaver.

I would just go with a blank screensaver, or maybe none at all.

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