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Re: Screen off/blanking

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:16:54PM +1100, Daniel Dalton wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 08:44:26PM +1100, Jason White wrote:
> > > 3. I no setterm appears to be useless under a screen session. Does this
> > > mean I'll just have to open another virtual console or drop out from the
> > > screen session to toggle the screen on and off if I need too? 
> > 
> > When you're in a screen session, you're using a psudo-TTY. Setterm requires a
> > real virtual console to set. You could try redirecting its output with the >
> > operator to the virtual console, e.g., /dev/tty1.
> Very nice idea, it works. 

Hmm, it isn't working for me anymore. Maybe I thought I was inside of
screen when I tested this, but really wasn't. 

Can anyone else report? 


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