8.6.5 How to control console features such as the screensaver
For disabling the screensaver, use following commands.
In the Linux console:
# setterm -powersave off
Start the kon2 (kanji) console with:
# kon -SaveTime 0
While running X:
# xset s off
# xset -dpms
# xscreensaver-command -prefs
Read the corresponding manpages for controlling other console features. See
stty(1) for changing and printing terminal line settings.