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Old 12-22-2004, 09:52 PM   #1
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Setterm -powerdown 2 -store not saving settings after reboot

Any time I reboot I have to retype setterm -powerdown 2 -store at the console to get the monitor to switch off. Is there a way to get the setting to stick?
Old 12-22-2004, 10:11 PM   #2
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alias reboot="reboot && setterm -powerdown 2 -store"
and save it in your ~/.bashrc, or, for system wide changes, /etc/bashrc.


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