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Screen automatically turns off

Postby O'Niel » 2017-03-12 12:31

Hi

After using my laptop with Debian 8 KDE for a few hours, my screen always automatically turns off.
I have to reopen my lit to be able to use it for a few minutes again each time.

How to fix this?
Thanks!
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Re: Screen automatically turns off

Postby phenest » 2017-03-12 12:35

Screensaver?
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Re: Screen automatically turns off

Postby dcihon » 2017-03-12 12:49

What does it say under
System Settings > Hardware > Power Management
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Re: Screen automatically turns off

Postby debiman » 2017-03-13 18:54

while you use your keyboard and/or mouse, that should not happen.
it also shouldn't happen when you watch a video with a media player.
but it CAN happen when you watch videos from your browser.
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