Just installed Raspberry Pi 400 keyboard with a monitor for my daughter.

She has a game of xsolitaire up and went to school.

That game is still on the screen 5 hours later.

How to turn on sleep or screensaver mode?

  • pull the plug ..
    – jsotola
    Nov 17, 2023 at 0:04
  • the title of your post does not match the question ... please correct it
    – jsotola
    Nov 17, 2023 at 0:05
  • Which OS are you using? That may make a difference b/c they changed to wayland in the latest (bookworm?) release. There's this old answer which may or m ay not help. Let us know.
    – Seamus
    Nov 17, 2023 at 0:23
  • Might try add hdmi_blanking=1 in /boot/config.txt.
    – bstipe
    Nov 26, 2023 at 18:58

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Raspberry Pi Configuration menu has a Display setting which allows Screen Blanking after a period of inactivity (10 minutes default).

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