[haiku-development] Re: Disable screensaver?

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 02 Nov 2008 17:53:32 +0100 CET

> I watch a lot of videos on my laptop and Windows definitely disables
> the screensaver when a video is on. Though I am not sure if it is for
> any video or just for full screen as I generally watch full screen.
> But Windows does not disable the screensaver for Flash videos in a
> browser  (which I think would also be a nice feature.) Of course we
> don't necessarily want to copy Windows, but it is good to know that
> another OS does it.
> Linux on the other hand does not seem to ever disable the
> screensaver,
> at least when I use my favorite video player, mplayer. This of course
> probably has to do with the general nature of Linux being cobbled
> together from various technologies which generally don't interact
> well
> together.

VLC in linux actually does it in fullscreen. Though it doesn't seem to
always work.


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