Totem let monitor turn off

Bug #487859 reported by Pedro Gauna
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
totem (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When watching a movie, after 20 minutes aprox.,
my monitor turn off. I check my energy options and
screensaver options and both are configured to not
turn off my monitor or pc.

This is very annonyning because every 20min. i have
to stand up and move my mouse to get the monitor
turned on again.


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Vish (vish) wrote :

Thank you for bringing this bug to our attention. However, a paper cut should be a small usability issue, in the default Ubuntu install, that affects many people and is quick and easy to fix. So this bug can't be addressed as part of this project.

- This is a bug and not a papercut.
For further information about papercuts criteria, please read

Don't worry though, this bug has been marked as "Invalid" only in the papercuts project.

This bug does not have a package associated with it, which is important for ensuring that it gets looked at by the proper developers.
Kindly re-assign the bug to the package . You can learn more about finding the right package at

When reporting bugs in the future please use apport, either via the appropriate application's "Help -> Report a Problem" menu or using 'ubuntu-bug' and the name of the package affected. You can learn more about this functionality at

Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Invalid
affects: hundredpapercuts → totem
Changed in totem:
status: Invalid → New
Changed in totem (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
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Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. The issue you are reporting is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug to the developers of the software by following the instructions at If you have done so, please tell us the number of the upstream bug (or the link), so we can add a bugwatch that will inform us about its status. Thanks in advance.

Changed in totem (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca) wrote :

Thanks for reporting this bug and any supporting documentation. Since this bug has enough information provided for a developer to begin work, I'm going to mark it as confirmed and let them handle it from here.

This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at:

Thanks for taking the time to make Ubuntu better!

Changed in totem:
importance: Undecided → Unknown
status: New → Unknown
Changed in totem (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in totem:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in totem:
status: Confirmed → Expired
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