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Old 07-22-2012, 08:32 AM   #1
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Changing the time out for monitor to go to standby (ACPI?)


Hi:

No GUI here. I speak about the linux text console. To control the time it takes for the monitor to go into standby or sleep, I presume I ought to mess around ACPI. Is changing that time very complicated?

As a second question, I once discovered a command that dumped useful data from the monitor, but I have forgotten its name. Do you know it?
 
Old 07-22-2012, 08:40 AM   #2
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See the setterm command in "/etc/rc.d/rc.M":
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/bin/setterm -blank 15 -powersave powerdown -powerdown 60
 
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Old 07-22-2012, 08:45 AM   #3
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Thank you very much. I'll begin to try it now. And by the way, how do I know if my system has APM or ACPI?
 
  


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