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I use a bash script named lightsOn.sh for preventing dpms and screensaver when watching videos fullscreen. This may also work for you even though you will have to adapt it to detect your game process. But the script is well documented. See here: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=130447


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This thread helped me a lot, but there were a lot more steps than what's described in the answer so I thought I'd leave a comment with the details steps that worked for me. Use the “Driver Manger” app in “System Settings” to select “nvidia-346” as the driver (not “nvidia-346-updates”). Click “Apply Changes”. Once the application is done processing nothing ...


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$ fc-match --verbose Sans # shortened output from my system: Pattern has 36 elts (size 48) family: "DejaVu Sans"(s) hintstyle: 3(i)(s) hinting: True(s) verticallayout: False(s) autohint: False(s) scalable: True(w) dpi: 75(f)(s) rgba: 1(i)(w) scale: 1(f)(s) fontformat: "TrueType"(w) lcdfilter: 1(i)(w) Look at ...


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Thanks to @Gilles' answer I installed xinput and discovered what my touchscreen device was called: xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ft5x_ts id=7 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ GiGa HiD ...


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Try Ctrl Alt Backspace - this is the standard combination to kill X server. Second option is to get away from X to a console using Ctrl Alt F1-F6, login into console and kill the hanging process. If neither of the above work and you have ssh server running on this machine, you can try remote logging from another machine. Last resort is using the magic ...


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xinput controls input settings. It has the same role for input that xrandr has for the display. Run xinput list to list devices. Each device has a name and a numerical ID. You can use either this name or this ID to list properties of the corresponding device. Device IDs can depend on the order in which the devices are detected, so to target a specific ...


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You can use the --newmode option of xrandr to add the mode to X; then you can use the --addmode option of xrandr to add the mode to the output you are using. Then you should be able to select the mode using xrandr or a GUI mode selector. xrandr --newmode "1600x900_60.00" 118.25 1600 1696 1856 2112 900 903 908 934 -hsync +vsync xrandr --addmode VGA1 ...


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Are you running that script from within LXDE? If so, when you kill your session and LXDE shuts down, the script is terminated as well as its a child of the LXDE session.


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Device Product Name (Model) Get the xinput device Product Name (or model) using xinput list. Example output might look something like this: # xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ELAN Touchscreen id=10 ...


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I have a similar setup on Slackware: # lspci | grep -E 'VGA|3D' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK106M [GeForce GTX 765M] (rev ff)} And my xrandr only shows one card: xrandr --listproviders Providers: number : 1 Provider 0: id: ...


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update-alternatives --install /etc/alternatives/x-session-manager \ gnome-session-classic /usr/bin/gnome-session-classic 99 Should do the trick.



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