I have disabled screen blanking and screen saver. I am running a script which displays images or video. I have also made it autologin & edited autostart file to run my script after bootup on GUI.

After 15 minutes it asks to login. I want to remove this setting, please give me suggestions for this.


Seems like you still have a screensaver running after all. If you can find out which one it is, the proper solution is to disable or uninstall it.

A quick and dirty solution could be to artificially produce user input from within your script. Try something like

xdotool mousemove 0 0


xdotool key Backspace
  • Thanks for this. It is working fine in Ubuntu, But in raspbian stretch when I am running a script it asking to log in after 15 minutes. How it can be avoided. I want to avoid auto lock (screen asking log in completely). – shubham Oct 3 '18 at 12:36

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