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How do I prevent the screen from going blank?

I am running the Debian wheezy beta and using my Pi to display my geckoboard dashboards using midori, as a result I want to prevent the screen from going blank, which it does after 10 minutes (though ...
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How to disable Screensaver on Raspbian Jessie? [duplicate]

how can I disable the Screensaver on Raspbian Jessie? I tried putting this into .xinitrc xset s off xset -dpms xset s noblank but it doesn't work for me
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Stopping Raspberry Pi display sleep

I'm using my raspberry pi displayed on a tv through HDMI. It boots up into the terminal and is fine, however, when I leave it for a few minutes, the display goes to sleep. I'm using an application ...
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Prevent screen from going blank for kiosk

I should start off by saying I am fairly new to Linux. I want my pi to scroll through pictures in Image Viewer and never sleep. I've followed these instructions from another question to try to fix the ...
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Disable “Black screen” on raspbian jessie lite [duplicate]

I set up a raspberry pi to run as a dash/infoboard. To do this, i used midori and uncutter(to remove the cursor) and start it up from the ~/.bashrc file, like so startx /usr/bin/midori http://google....
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How to control screensaver in Raspbian Stretch?

Brand-new Rpi3B+ with a brand-new download of Stretch. Made sure everything is up to date: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y sudo apt-get autoremove -y sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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Prevent Pi from sleeping [duplicate]

I am working on a project similar to the one at http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Wall-Mounted-Google-Calendar/?ALLSTEPS Similarly, I need my pi to stay on constantly. I have the regular ...
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Screen blanking in X-Windows on Raspbian

I'm on the similar project and issue as OP with screen-blanking (HDMI output), running a Raspbian Server 2.4: Disable screen blanking in X-Windows on Raspbian The standard user pi logs the session ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ goes to black screen after a short while of inactivity

It ranges between 10 to 30 minutes. It is attached to a TV via HDMI. The monitor will go black. Moving the mouse of tapping the keyboard of the Raspberry Pi will "wake up" the screen pretty quickly. ...
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Pi connected Screen blackouts

I bought the Raspberry Pi 2 B, two days ago. I power it using a 5V 2A USB adapter. To the Pi, I have connected USB keyboard and Mouse(separate USBs), the Ethernet cable, HDMI to HDMI(44-inch LED-LCD ...
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How to wake a Volumio screen

I have Volumio installed on my Raspberry PI 2. However I've noticed the screen sleeps after about half an hour. Is there any way using SSH to wake the screen?
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Turn off screen saver

I would like to either turn off the screen saver or increase the time before it activates. I can't seem to find a Utilities folder?
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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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1answer
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RbPi2: Kybd does not reliably wake screen, where's the file?

Raspberry Pi 2, noobs GUI, powered J5create HDMI adaptor going to an old GatewayFPD1750. The Xorg server blanks the screen after about 10 minutes. I can mess with that timing as described here: ...