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Console screen blanking

Post by foxysplace » 2010/08/31 21:33:14

I can't for the life of me remember how to change the screen blanking in the console. I'd either like to turn it off or set it for like 10 hours or so. I didn't turn anything up in a search of the forums so decided to post.

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Console screen blanking

Post by pschaff » 2010/09/02 10:52:28

Welcome to the CentOS fora. The following reading is recommended for new users:
[url=http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=14274&forum=47]Readme First[/url]
[url=http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=14408&forum=47]Installing Software[/url]
[url=http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=14273&forum=47]Where to Find Answers[/url]
[url=http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=25128&forum=47]How to provide information about your system[/url]

A quick google on [url=http://www.google.com/search?q=console+screen+~blanking+site%3Acentos.org&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a]console screen ~blanking site:centos.org[/url] turned up:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2008-April/055740.html

From "man console_codes"[code]
ESC [ 9 ; n ] Set screen blank timeout to n minutes.
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