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Old 11-20-2008, 01:58 PM   #1
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how to disable screen saver in text mode


I installed Fedora Core 8 on my desktop. In its runlevel 3 mode, my screen went to blank in every 10 minutes, I have to press Ctrl key to re-active screen. Any idea how to disable the screen saver so that my screen can be active all the time.

Thanks in advance!
Old 11-20-2008, 02:10 PM   #2
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I don't know how to change this, off of the top of my head, but I am sure a Google search for "linux screen blanking" will yield something.
Old 11-21-2008, 04:50 PM   #3
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setterm -blank 0
This setting will remain active until you exit your shell.

To make it persistent, add it to your ~/.bashrc


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