[ubuntu-za] Disable screen power management

Louis van der Merwe themandibleclaw at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 21:21:03 GMT 2010


No probs, glad you came right :-)


------Original Message------
From: Charl Wentzel
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To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
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ReplyTo: Ubuntu South African Local Community
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Disable screen power management
Sent: Feb 25, 2010 22:59

On Tue, 2010-02-23 at 03:32 +0000, Louis van der Merwe wrote:
> If it's console only, try
> 
> setterm -blank 0
> 
Thanks, this works well.  Had to add "-powersave off" as well.  So I've
now added the following to rc.local (before starting my program)

setterm -powersave off -blank 0

Thanks for the help

Charl


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