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Re: Display blanks when idle -- original ibook

On Mon, 2 Aug 2004, Xaque wrote:
> 	I am trying to build a digital picture frame out of an original ibook,
> using debian stable for the os.  Almost everything works fine but the
> display will turn black after about 20 minutes of idle time (the
> computer does not go to sleep).  Pressing the keyboard will turn the
> display back on but when its running as a picture frame there will be
> no keyboard attached to keep the display awake.  At first I thought
> this was a setting in the X server but it also happens in console mode
> when X11 is not running.  Is there somewhere where I can disable this
> "feature"  so that the display stays on indefinitely?  pmud is not
> installed and I don't know where to look to adjust these settings.  Any
> help is appreciated.  Thanks.

man setterm



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