Screen power saves and goes off and desktop is lost on power up

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at
Wed Mar 1 17:20:51 GMT 2017

On Wednesday March 01 2017 16:12:26 ianseeks wrote:

> I've got a situation where if i leave my computer long enough, with myself 
> logged in, that the built power save on the screen turns the screen off, the 
> desktop is lost (its a clack screen)  when the screen comes on again, my only 

What's a clack screen?

> solution is to ctrl-alt-backspace.
> Anyone else with this issue?

I had something similar on an N3150 notebook with Cherryview GPU, but that was with an older kernel.

Does `xset dpms off` make any difference?


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