Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Hello, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64, I realy need help with automatic brightness settings driver how to?

And second is: no nVidia driver (additional driver) found, if I install the recommended driver, my brightness will be 100% after rebooting with no way to change to other low percentage.

The machine is: Sony Vaio VPC F11 M1 E-H CPU Intel i5 2.40-2.93 , nVidia GT 330m CUDA 1gb, 8gb DDR3

Please help I really want to migrate to Ubuntu Linux but these things are taking me back to wine.

Thanks

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

I'm not sure what do you exactly want, but for changing brightness you can probably use xbacklight. After installing it, type this into terminal and it should change brightness to 70%:

xbacklight -set 70

To have this command ran automatically after logging in, you can put it into .gnomerc file which is located in your home directory (it's a hidden file, use Ctrl-H to show hidden files).

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.