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Lazarus 05-25-2002 11:50 AM

console screen blanking
 
When using the console the screen blanks after a while.
There must be a way to alter/disable this anyone know how?

Brion 05-25-2002 12:55 PM

yea u can change that with the xset command
i can't remember the option u need to pass to the xset command to disable it but it's somewhere in the manpage

linuxcool 05-26-2002 12:25 AM

For virtual consoles use setterm -blank 0. See the man page for setterm for more options.

Lazarus 05-26-2002 04:01 AM

Many thanks for your help

linuxcool 05-26-2002 05:01 AM

You're welcome. :)


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