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#1 2021-05-10 03:43:56

shmu26
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Registered: 2021-04-22
Posts: 19

Screen locking during video sessions

When I am in a video session such as Zoom or Google Meet, the screen locks up if I don't use the mouse or keyboard every once in a while.
If I remember to activate Caffeine, that works, and I know that I could disable screen locking altogether -- but just wondering if there is a way to make Xfce recognize video activity and refrain from screen locking while a video session is taking place.

inxi -F
System:    Host: shmuel-ubuntu Kernel: 5.11.0-16-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.16.0 
           Distro: Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) 
Machine:   Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: PRIME B365M-A v: Rev X.0x serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends 
           v: 1203 date: 10/10/2019 
CPU:       Info: 8-Core model: Intel Core i7-9700 bits: 64 type: MCP L2 cache: 12 MiB 
           Speed: 800 MHz min/max: 800/4700 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 800 2: 800 3: 1193 4: 823 5: 923 6: 1200 7: 1003 8: 965 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel CoffeeLake-S GT2 [UHD Graphics 630] driver: i915 v: kernel 
           Device-2: IMC Networks XHC Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.11 driver: loaded: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa resolution: 1: 1920x1080~60Hz 
           2: 1728x972~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics 630 (CFL GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 21.0.1 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel 200 Series PCH HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel 
           Device-2: JMTek LLC. USB PnP Audio Device type: USB driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.11.0-16-generic 
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet driver: r8169 
           IF: enp3s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: a8:5e:45:e2:87:3c 
           Device-2: Realtek 802.11ac NIC type: USB driver: rtl8821cu 
           IF: wlx200db0415dd5 state: down mac: 20:0d:b0:41:5d:d5 
Bluetooth: Device-1: Cambridge Silicon Radio Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode) type: USB driver: btusb 
           Report: ID: hci0 state: up running pscan iscan bt-v: 2.1 address: 00:1A:7D:DA:71:13 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 2.26 TiB used: 745.25 GiB (32.3%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Kingston model: SA400S37480G size: 447.13 GiB 
           ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: Toshiba model: HDWD120 size: 1.82 TiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 139.05 GiB used: 21.43 GiB (15.4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda6 
           ID-2: /boot/efi size: 96 MiB used: 37.8 MiB (39.3%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/sda2 
Swap:      Alert: No Swap data was found. 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8 C mobo: 27.8 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:      Processes: 336 Uptime: 11h 48m Memory: 15.49 GiB used: 10.02 GiB (64.7%) Shell: fish inxi: 3.3.01 

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