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How to keep Raspbian screen active even when there's no user activity

everycloud asked
Can anyone tell me how to configure my Raspberry Pi3 to not blank the screen after no activity please? ie I want the screen to remain active at all times even if there is no activity (it is for a network monitoring tool)

Version: Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (Stretch)

I'd prefer not to install a "no screensaver" app, I'd prefer to adjust the OS settings if possible please.

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nociSoftware Engineer
Distinguished Expert 2018

You need to disable the screensaver for the desktop.
(while configuring the screen saver, also the blanking can be disabled).



Thanks for replying. How do I disable the screensaver? I don't have a screensaver app installed and can't see an option in any menu items.
Software Engineer
Distinguished Expert 2018
Any desktop should have a desktop setup program. In that desktop setup program you should me able to disable it.
The application would be called system settings or the like:
kde uses systemsettings5 now.
I don;t use another desktop environment --> i have no idea how it is called there exactly.