[Chicago-talk] How does one wake up a sceen w/o keys strokes?

Jonathan Steinert hachi at kuiki.net
Fri Apr 8 08:17:47 PDT 2005

Richard Reina wrote:

>Does anyone know what perl operator can be used to
>make a linux console screen wake up without any one
>having to touch the keyboard?
I would guess the qx// operator, in conjunction with linux's 'setterm' 
command and the '-blank', '-powersave' and or '-powerdown' options.

Though in reality I would call them with the system() function 
instead... I don't really think you meant to force this to be an 
operator question.


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