Syscons Screensaver

Andrew Milton akm at
Fri Apr 16 07:23:57 PDT 2004

I wrote a text-mode screensaver that works under -current.

The source is at

For those of you who don't trust random kernel modules, it also builds a
curses version, so you can try before you buy as it were.

It looks better at higher text resolutions (to me anyway).

Those of you with X11 terminals that do transparency the curses version looks
kinda neat in one of those.


It compiles under -stable, but, I haven't tried it yet (the -stable machine
I have is headless and it's a fair distance away from my KVM).

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