how can i stop the backlight from going off or the screen saver from coming on while watching a movie on vlc

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i am new to debian, i just installed debian wheezy with kde, but the screen's light goes off while i am watching movies on vlc i have searched for a setting to stop this to no avail. pls can someone tell me how to stop the screen light from going off.

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Re: how can i stop the backlight from going off

IntnsRed's picture

In KDE you can turn the sceensaver off; you can also tweak the power savings' features to stop the screen from blanking in the Energy Savings Settings in the System Settings -> Power Management options. I'm not sure if you can tweak VLC to override those desktop preferences.