# How to switch off the display using the command line?

Exists a means to switch off the display (enter power conserving setting) making use of a command?

As an example, when the computer system is non-active for a details period, the screen switches off to preserve power. Exists a means to by hand switch off the screen, yet maintain the computer system running generally?

This is a note pad, so there is no 'power - off' switch on the display itself.

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2019-05-18 23:01:02
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I assume you are seeking

xset dpms force off


However, you require to see to it that your acpi is made it possible for. You can examine this with

cat /proc/acpi/info


Another alternative can be

setterm -powersave powerdown

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2019-05-21 08:27:35
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