[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#773913: Bug#773913: Bug#773913: Lightdm switches immediately to a black screen
corsac at debian.org
Fri Apr 10 08:27:43 UTC 2015
On jeu., 2015-04-09 at 23:13 +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 04/09/2015 12:01 PM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On jeu., 2015-04-09 at 09:55 +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> >> On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 12:18:20AM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> >> >> What happens is, if I leave my laptop unused for a (very) long
> >> >> period
> >> >> of time idle, it goes into darkness (slowly fades out, then full
> >> >> screen black).
> >> >
> >> > So something in your desktop environment handles the brightness and
> >> > sets it to minimum?
> >> Yes, the screen saver.
> > That's not enough information.
> I'm not sure how to collect the information that you need then.
I have no idea what your system is. I don't use MATE, so “screensaver”
doesn't ring any bell for me.
> > Also note that brightness is not DPMS.
> I'm well aware of it, and my screen isn't off using DPMS, it seems that
> my laptop just turns the LCD completely off when brightness is set to
> zero, as much as I can see.
> > I have no idea about what MATE does, this is purely random guesses here.
> > You might want to investigate more.
No idea, look at MATE documentation?
> Well... I don't really care who's job it is, if at least it is possible
> to set the brightness whenever I need to type my password. You agree
> that this is a needed functionality, right?
I'm not interested in nitpicking. LightDM didn't touch the brightness to
set it to zero, I don't think it should touch it at all. Anyway that's
upstream call wether to implement this feature, so there's not much to
discuss here anyway.
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