[ODROID-C2] Disable Power Management - LXDE

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[ODROID-C2] Disable Power Management - LXDE

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Hello

I've installed the latest version of DietPi with Kodi, LXDE and Chromium to my ODroid-C2 with EMMC. It's running amazingly well so thanks for the effort you guys have put in to this software.

The only issue I have is that after 10 minutes of no use the screen goes blank and for some reason I cannot recover from it without using putty to connect and perform a reboot. I understand this is the screen saver / power management kicking in. Is there a way I can disable it?

When I've used LXDE previously it was a case of going to System > Preferences > Power Management through the desktop and disabling it but I'm guessing that as this is such a lightweight system that option isn't included, or at least I certainly cannot find it. How can I do it through command line?

Thanks in advance.

Martin
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Re: [ODROID-C2] Disable Power Management - LXDE

Post by Fourdee »

Hi Martin,

I believe it may be linked to: http://forum.odroid.com/viewtopic.php?f=52&t=2410

Can you try option 2 from the above link and let us know if this resolves the issue?

Add following to end of /etc/X11/xorg.conf :

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Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "ServerLayout0"
    Option "BlankTime"  "0"
    Option "StandbyTime" "0"
    Option "SuspendTime" "0"
    Option "OffTime" "0"
EndSection
Reboot system and test.
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