1. Cath O'Deray

    Security: Xfce screen locking with a laptop lid and multiple displays

    With an external display connected: closing the lid does not lock lock the screen. Is there a workaround? Essentially: for locking to succeed.
  2. lu9dce

    Solved data loss due to power outage

    I am having several data losses due to power outages, at the moment I can't buy an UPS. I am trying to use sync in a script to force data flow. I don't know if there is any other more elegant way #!/bin/sh while : do sync sleep 1 done this put in a script which runs in crontab with...
  3. Z

    Xfce Xfce 4.14 - Problems with power management

    Hi, I am new to FreeBSD. I am having issues with the hibernation settings on XFCE 4.14 - basically when my pc "goes to sleep", it doesn't wake up again. The only solution, once it goes into hibernation, is to press the power button and turn off the machine. When I used Xfce 4.12 in September...
  4. vermaden

    HOWTO: The Power to Serve - FreeBSD Power Management

    I would like to share an article about power management in the FreeBSD system. The Power to Serve - FreeBSD Power Management https://vermaden.wordpress.com/2018/11/28/the-power-to-serve-freebsd-power-management/ #verblog #freebsd #power #battery #laptop #desktop
  5. Rastko

    Using laptop without battery

    If I take out the laptop battery, do I confuse the acpi system? I get kernel spam containing: No handler for Region [RCM0] acpi_ec0: evaluation of query method _Q42 failed: AE_NOT_EXIST Is it due to me removing the battery, and if so, how can I tell acpi system not to look for it?
  6. RevennaFox

    Troubleshooting ACPI Sleep 3

    For some reason I'm trying to get FreeBSD installed on a notebook (weird, I know) and I'm having trouble getting sleep mode working right. If you run acpiconf -s 3 (or even quit X with Ctrl-Alt-Backspace) while X is running, the screen does this, and if you run it from the command line...