Console Screensaver on Linux

Joel Finlinson joel at
Wed Nov 23 10:23:02 MST 2005

On 11/22/05, Andrew McNabb <amcnabb at> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 09:21:27PM -0700, Andrew Jorgensen wrote:
> >
> > I was going to laugh, but then I thought I'd try it.  This command
> > does nothing at all on my box, and cat /dev/random only spits out a
> > few chars and then stops.  Then I didn't laugh at all.
> >
> /dev/urandom doesn't block.  Try cat /dev/urandom.
> --
> Andrew McNabb

   As a Console screen saver, right?  It's looking like Matrix stuff
to me.   How to make it stop/turn it off?  Ctrl-C, Ctrl-X, or Ctrl-Z
doesn't seem to work....


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