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Re: Xfce Power Manger and watching movies full screen




On Mon 01 Apr 2019 at 18:43:33 (+0300), Georgios wrote:
> 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:
> >> Hi!
> >> 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.

How about watching your movies with an in principle 3-line script:

set the presentation mode
run the movie
revert to non-presentation mode

> > 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
> > brain.
> > 
> > If not, there's 'caffeine'.

Cheers,
David.