[CentOS] is there a utility to tell if the monitor is on or off in CentOS?

Peter Arremann loony at loonybin.org
Sat Sep 10 04:37:12 UTC 2005

On Saturday 10 September 2005 00:33, Jerry Geis wrote:
> Is am trying to find a utility to tell me if the monitor is physically  
> on or off?
> DPMS is turn off so the monitor will not be automatically turning off -
> I just need
> to know if someone has turned off the monitor in an automated way?
> I thought the VESA standard would have something like that but I have
> not found
> it.
> Does anyone know a way to do this?
> Thanks.

xset q

will show it - look for "monitor on" in there somewhere...


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