Re: Xfce Power Manger and watching movies full screen
- Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2019 18:43:33 +0300
- From: Georgios <gpdsbe+debian@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Xfce Power Manger and watching movies full screen
Thanks for your reply.
I already took a look at Caffeine before I send my first email.
The problem with it is that it looks for an app running so I do not
think its a good idea.
I often leave my laptop with a lot of firefox tabs open and expect it to
go to sleep mode or hibernation instead of closing it.
I will probably have to settle with manually checking presentation mode
although i was hopping for a more automated solution.
On 4/1/19 6:15 PM, Curt wrote:
> On 2019-04-01, Georgios <gpdsbe+debian@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> First of all thanks for the fast reply.
>> Yes I have presentation mode. I didn't even try it to see if its working
>> with hibernate. The problem with that is that its inconvenient to check
>> it and uncheck it all the time.
>> I will inevitably forget it sooner or later.
> Well, that's how you do it, presumably, with xfce power manager, which
> was the question. Obviously, you toggle presentation mode on and off as
> necessary, unless you're watching netflix 24/7, which might curdle your
> If not, there's 'caffeine'.
> curty@einstein:~$ apt-cache show caffeine
> Package: caffeine
> Version: 2.8.3-3
> Installed-Size: 314
> Maintainer: Andrew Shadura <andrewsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Architecture: all
> Depends: python3.5:any, python3:any (>= 3.3.2-2~), perl, gir1.2-gtk-3.0, gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1, python3-xlib, python3-pkg-resources, python3-gi, libnet-dbus-perl
> Description-en: prevent the desktop becoming idle in full-screen mode
> Caffeine prevents the desktop from becoming idle when an application
> is running full-screen. A desktop indicator ‘caffeine-indicator’
> supplies a manual toggle, and the command ‘caffeinate’ can be used
> to prevent idleness for the duration of any command.
> This exhausts my extensive knowledge in the area.