No, I think it's at a lower level than X.  See if just a plain text
screen blanks.  I tracked it down once under OpenBSD and turned it off
but they have different names for things and that was 10 years or so

Try this search  Yes, it
comes from the kernel try: cat
/sys/module/kernel/parameters/consoleblank and it will probably say
600 (10 minutes)

Try setterm -blank 0 from the Stackexchange page at
 Or see man setterm

On 2/13/18, Wookey <> wrote:
> On 2018-02-05 12:12 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> How do I shut the screenblanker off on an arm64.
> It's no different on arm than any other arch SFAIK. This is probably a
> debian-user question really.
>> I have looked around in the xfce menu's looking for blanker timing and
>> such, but they aren't there. xset gets reset to its defaults , which is
>> way too fast, on a reboot.
>> So how do I completely disable this so I can actually get something done?
>> 450 seconds is not enough to get logged in even.
> You can set screen blank times for XFCE in 'Settings'->'Power
> Manager', 'Display tab.  or run xfce4-power-manager-settings. There
> you can set times, or just tell it not to blank or power-down at all.
> It is possible that you _also_ have something like xscreensaver
> installed, whcih may be trying to manage the screen too. You can just
> uninstall that.
>> And nothing related to ssh works until xfce is up and running.
> The openssh dameon is independent of the desktop and will start
> first. If you don't start the desktop ssh should still work.
> Wookey
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