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Re: Screen blanking much like a blank very dim screen saver

On Thursday, 25 May 2017 14:59:26 BST John wrote:
> This is one of my pet hates. I use the on off button when I don't want the
> monitor on.
> I have disabled kde power management and did that as soon as I installed
> kde5. This started happening a couple of days ago. Probably an update some
> where.
> I haven't timed how long it takes to do this but I can't see any settings
> anywhere to control it. I hadn't noticed  that 5 doesn't seem to include a
> screen saver option but it behaves much like one except the screen goes
> close to black. It must be scanning otherwise my monitor would go into
> sleep mode of it's own accord.
> Anyone know of a way of preventing this. Not even sure it's down to kde. I
> tried xset -dpms and that has no effect.
> John
> -
Have you checked systemsettings5/Power Management/Energy Saving? There is a 
option there for "Screen Energy Saving".

Qt: 5.7.1
KDE Frameworks: 5.33.0
KDE Plasma: 5.9.5
kwin 5.9.5
kmail2 5.5.1
akonadiserver 5.5.1
Kernel:  4.11.1-1-default
Nouveau:  1.0.15_1.1