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If you're in text mode (console or virtual consoles) you can get this feature through several included kernel modules. In a terminal under X, I don't see much utility in it but I am sure someone has done it. If you can figure out what knoppix uses it is likely very easy (assuming it is really ncurses based) to bring it over to FreeBSD.
If you don't get into X often, you can use one of the built in text mode screensavers. You can add the code below to your /etc/rc.conf and a screensaver of beastie will be started after some time of inactivity in the CLI
There are other screensavers you can use in textmode e.g. blank, snake etc, so do a search in the FreeBSD docs.
On second thoughts I have now searched the handbook for clues about this screensaver and I have not been able to find anything. I used the search function in a pdf document "screensaver", "snake", nothing.
I would like to know what other screensavers are available in text mode besides the already mentioned "blank", "snake" and "daemon", if anyone can tell me, or indicate where I can find out about this, much appreciated.