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Re: Green monitor functions

On 1 Sep 1997, Gilbert Laycock wrote:
> I know about
>   setterm blank n
> which is fine as far as it goes, but I think it only blanks the screen
> rather than using the more advanced power saving features.

Some monitors are smart enough to switch off when they've got no signal (I
used to have a CTX 1765GM which did this). Some are less smart and say
things like 'NO SIGNAL', and stay powered up unless they receive the VESA 
blanking signals.


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