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Fedora 17 doesn't seem to have a "Never" option for the screen timeout setting.

Is it possible to disable this power-saving feature? This is for a machine showing a dashboard which should always be on.

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in shell type this

/usr/bin/gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.screensaver idle-activation-enabled false
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My Fedora 18 gives me "** (process:8084): WARNING **: failed to commit changes to dconf: The connection is closed" after running this command... –  Lamy Feb 17 '13 at 15:09
    
Edit: Ah had to use su - instead of just su to shift to root user. –  Lamy Feb 17 '13 at 15:31

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