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Re: [kde] creating a custom energy-saving mode

On Sunday 18 May 2014 9:20:01 AM Kevin Krammer wrote:

> On Saturday, 2014-05-17, 13:45:38, Jerome Yuzyk wrote:

> > I have a desktop and a laptop that are configured pretty similar. When I'm

> > at home I like to use VNC from the desktop to the laptop so I can use my

> > desktop's keyboard and mouse.

> >

> > I prefer the laptop screen to be off, because it sits below my desktop's

> > monitor and can be distracting. Mostly it stays off, until something

> > triggers the screen-blackout to stop. I'm thinking I could use a custom

> > power setting called "VNC" to just blank the screen after a minute of

> > inactivity, but how?


> That depends a bit on the version of the Plasma workspace that you are

> running.


> The general entry point is Systemsettings -> Power Management


> Early versions had this feature as a separate profile handling systems,

> newer versions (I think 4.11 onwards) associate power settings with

> activities.


> Cheers,

> Kevin

The Activities association is optional. However, the question to "kill" the screen regardless of session events I doubt you will find in powersaving settings as (I assume) the system will find keyboard inputs etc done via VNC to be "real events"

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