Bug#506644: gnome-power-manager: Brightness applet does not change brightness

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Fri Dec 5 13:17:36 UTC 2008

Le vendredi 05 décembre 2008 à 09:40 +0900, Charles Plessy a écrit :
> Le Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 05:54:35PM +0100, Josselin Mouette a écrit :
> > 
> > Does it work when you set the brightness with xbacklight? It doesn’t
> > work anymore on my system, and I’m pretty sure it used to. The bug could
> > lie in the X server somehow.
> Good point, xbacklight does not work on my system either, that's very bad
> news :(

Yes, the same goes for me.

X & Utopia people: do you know what it means when neither g-p-m (through
HAL) nor xbacklight (through XRandR) work to change the backlight of a
display? Is it a problem in the kernel?

Thanks for your insight,
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