[MPlayer-users] MPlayer can't disable the screensaver in Arch Linux, Fedora 18

Ilja Sekler ilja_sekler_ at gmx.de
Sat Nov 10 23:59:27 CET 2012

Am 10.11.2012 19:51, schrieb piruthiviraj natarajan:

> In SMPlayer there is an option to disable the screensaver, but it
> does not work. [...]
> If I use xfce with a edit in "~/.mplayer/config" as 
> heartbeat-cmd="xscreensaver-command -deactivate > /dev/null" it works
> good.
> But if I add  heartbeat-cmd="gnome-screensaver-command -p
> &>/dev/null", It doesn't work in gnome 3.6.

heartbeat-cmd="gnome-screensaver-command -p" never worked in gnome 3,
AFAIR. I use

heartbeat-cmd="dbus-send --session --dest=org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver
--type=method_call /ScreenSaver

(without line breaks) for this purpose.



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