Bug#506644: [Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#506644: gnome-power-manager: Brightness applet does not change brightness

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Fri Dec 5 13:26:53 UTC 2008

Josselin Mouette wrote:
> 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,

I can't control my backlight either (never could). Afaik it's because this
function is hard wired and not controllable by software on my laptop.

But if you say, that it worked for you before, than this is something different.


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