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

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Fri Dec 5 13:37:35 UTC 2008

Le vendredi 05 décembre 2008 à 14:26 +0100, Michael Biebl a écrit :
> Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > 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?

> 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.

The original report was about a regression for a Sony model, yes.

On my laptop (a Fujitsu-Siemens one), this never worked with HAL but
used to work with XRandR. Which is why I’m suspecting some change in the
kernel, but I’m not sure how this is done in the X server.

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