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I have just installes ubuntu 14.04 in my macbook pro, and I already configure all but the keyboard and screen brightness.

In OS X, the brightness is controled automatically, I want to know if this is possible to do the same on ubuntu, if can't, then how can I set that do not start with all the brightness, this has been a great bug in ubuntu since the start, a lot of time has passed and this keeps been a real trouble.

Thanks for your help.

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Open up a terminal and type in the commands, this will install "wildguppy":

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fantasyleague0629/wildguppy
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wildguppy

Then to get it to run type in terminal:


Lastly if you want to have it boot on startup:

wget http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/bcnzhxv6mrmipdd/wildguppy-gtk.desktop -O ~/.config/autostart/wildguppy-gtk.desktop

This will hopefully give you what you want.

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This is useful but...It kind of make the opposite of what a automatic brightness should do. In Mexico is the 11:18 p.m, so the brightness should be the minimum, so my eyes don't get burn with the laptop. –  Mauricio Andrés Jun 7 '14 at 4:19
Can you not edit the settings in the program? –  Roboman1723 Jun 7 '14 at 5:50
I actually don't want to, I was hopping that someone know how to make work the sensor that the MacBook Pro has, but if no body answer, then I'll have to use this. –  Mauricio Andrés Jun 8 '14 at 5:33

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