[NBLUG/talk] console screensaver

Steve Johnson srj at adnd.com
Tue Jun 29 08:41:11 PDT 2004

I believe the command that handles this is setterm

$ setterm -blink off

I'm pretty sure thats it, but you might want to look at the man page to be
sure =)


On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 08:37:02AM -0700, Bob Blick wrote:
> Does anyone know where the settings are for the console screensaver? The
> one that activates even if no one is logged in? Console, not X.
> Basically I want to defeat it, I have a machine with neither keyboard nor
> mouse, so no way to wake up the monitor, and I want to see the messages,
> but it screenblanks after a few minutes.
> Thanks,
> Bob
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