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Console settings

Postby Nigma » Wed Jun 01, 2005 11:22 am

Hi,

I have an app that uses the framebuffer in the console window. Its a rolling demo which requires no user interaction once running.

Is there anyway to remove the blinking cursor in the bottom left of the screen.

Also the screen times out after a few mins and i need to press the keyboard to get back the screen. Is there a way of completly removing this screen timeout?

Thanks in advance,

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RE: Console settings

Postby nelz » Wed Jun 01, 2005 12:43 pm

"setterm -blank 0" will stop the console blanking. I think setterm also has an option to remove the cursor, check the man page.
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