The sleeping Debian console

debian1.4j6cqlamocu8kok8wgw84c4k.17ldmg3f9ou8088wk04c40sgo.thHere’s a way of altering, or completely disabling, a feature in Debian, causing the console-monitor to black out after 15 minutes with no user inputs.

This is an old feature meant to prevent an image from being frozen solid into CRT monitors, leaving it somewhat obsolete to people using TFT monitors.

The following line completely disables this feature:

setterm -blank 0