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Old 05-25-2002, 10:50 AM   #1
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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?
 
Old 05-25-2002, 11:55 AM   #2
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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
 
Old 05-25-2002, 11:25 PM   #3
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For virtual consoles use setterm -blank 0. See the man page for setterm for more options.
 
Old 05-26-2002, 03:01 AM   #4
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Many thanks for your help
 
Old 05-26-2002, 04:01 AM   #5
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You're welcome.
 
  


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