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Re: Green monitor functions

On Mon, 1 Sep 1997, Tommy Lakofski wrote:

> 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.


setterm -blank n -powersave on

This will, if your hardware supports it, put the monitor into 'suspend'
mode. I don't know how to let it go into 'off' mode.

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