Q: How do I configure my Sun workstation to make the monitor save
It depends on the window system you are using.
If, after leaving your computer unattended for quite a while (e.g., overnight),
you find that the monitor's power light is green and there is heat coming out
from the top/back of the monitor, the energy saving feature is not working.
You should turn off the power to your monitor whenever you leave for more than
an hour or so to prevent premature screen wear (in addition to saving energy