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My netbook running 11.10 ubuntu goes to sleep after 10 minutes of inactivity as per settings. After the screens dims, I cannot get the backlight to come back on. I can see the faint text of the screen. Any clues?

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This question is really a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! –  jrg Mar 29 '12 at 12:33
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closed as off topic by jrg Mar 29 '12 at 12:33

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There is already a bug report on Launchpad for your problem and I think that it should be solved soon; if you can't wait, there are some tricks suggested in the comments of that bug.

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/872652

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