How to disable blank screensaver on Ubuntu Server?
There's no desktop or X, only console (command-line interface).
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The easiest way is to add the parameter
consoleblank=0 to your kernel command-line at boot-time.
/etc/default/grub in your favorite editor; you will need to use
nano, etc.) or
consoleblank=0 to the
e.g. yours may say:
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash consoleblank=0"
sudo update-grub, and reboot.
setterm -blank 0 on any shell to disable blanking out of tty consoles.
0 disables blanking, any value greater than 0 is the time in minutes. Default is
To permanently enable this you can add this line to your
A more detailled explaination can be found in this answer at superuser.