How to disable screen blanking?

Adam Behnke abehnke at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 15:02:38 UTC 2012


what kind for graphics card is it? maybe the nvidia/amd restricted
driver is preventing it.

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 9:58 AM, Ralf Mardorf
<ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> Hi :),
>
> how can I disable screen blanking for Quantal?
>
> spinymouse at qrc:/mnt/music/quantal/01song$ sudo xset -dpms
> [sudo] password for spinymouse:
> spinymouse at qrc:/mnt/music/quantal/01song$ xset s off
> spinymouse at qrc:/mnt/music/quantal/01song$ setterm -powersave off -blank
> 0 setterm: cannot (un)set powersave mode: Invalid argument
>
> I already disabled the screensaver and power settings by GUI.
>
> Regards,
> Ralf
>
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