[maemo-developers] turn screen off, from code (dbus/osso/etc)

From: Jesse Guardiani jesse at guardiani.us
Date: Tue Aug 14 07:52:42 EEST 2007

What's the best way to turn the screen OFF from within code?
I saw the previous post entitled "Keeping the display OFF?" and the
recommendation to write '1' to

Is that the only way to do it? That file is owned by root on my n800, so
that's not really a good choice for my application.

Is there an osso or dbus alternative?
BTW, I'm using Python.


Jesse Guardiani
Programmer/Sys Admin
jesse at guardiani.us

More information about the maemo-developers mailing list