How to turn off the screen of a laptop?


I booted Official OpenWrt 21.02.0(Sep 2 2021) from USB on Miix510 12IKB and left it alone for about 7 hours. When I came back to it, its screen was still on. It seemed that the screen is always on.

Are there methods of making the screen turned off

  • by default
  • after a certain time without keyboard input such as 3 minutes
  • via the console


# turned off after 1 minute
setterm --blank 1

install the setterm package and try the blank and/or powersave options

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Thanks, the following command works for me:

# turned off after 1 minute
setterm --blank 1

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