[ubuntu-za] Disable screen power management

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Tue Feb 23 03:03:22 GMT 2010

Charl Wentzel wrote:
> Hi Guys
> I've got a small Ubuntu Server which is running a critical ncurses 
> application.  By default power management is turned on in Ubuntu 
> Server.  How do I disable it such that the screen will remain on 
> permanently?

xset s off -dpms

This needs to run each time, so put it in your login script, or in 
"Sessions" if you have Gnome up.


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