For questions about how to disable the default Raspberry Pi screensaver, and also how to stop the Pi from going to sleep.

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How to avoid screen turning off

I am using a Raspberry Pi connected to a TV (monitor) to show some information; it is inactive most of the time. My problem is that the screen turns off every five minutes. This is what I tried with ...
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HDMI -> VGA idle power?

I have a HDMI -> VGA cable for my Pi that works well when I want to use it. The cable stays slightly warm even when not in use, but connected - I would like to know if it's possible to "shut down" ...
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Wake console screen with SSH

Avoiding installing anything or rebooting, how can I "wake" the TTY1 display via SSH? None of the suggestions (Stopping Raspberry Pi display sleep) worked on my running Pi. From what I have read ...
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Raspberry Pi + Raspbian, “The screen saver strikes again”

Thanks to plenty of clear and sufficient advices about getting rid off 'screen saver', I can say I am pretty experienced in that field (at least theoretically)... However I did not solve the problem ...
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Disable screen blanking in X-Windows on Raspbian [duplicate]

We intend to use a RPi at work to drive a status display panel - it will show our project's bug status and a few other statistics of vital importance. I've been trying stop the screen-saver from ...