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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS retaining screen brightness

Is it possible that Ubuntu retains screen brightness settings used in the previous session after the computer is turned off. If so how can I achieve this effect?
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How can I adjust the brightness on an HP Envy dv7?

I have an HP ENVY dv7. When I was running Windows 8, I could tweak the brightness to my heart's content. Now, I'm limited to only the first five clicks on the brightness bar. After that, same max ...
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Stop Screen Dimming After 60 Seconds (MacBook running 12.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook air - everything works fine, apart from the fact that the screen dims after 60 seconds of activity. Is there any way to stop this? My computer is on mains ...
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0answers
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Unable to control brightness, ASUS F551MA/Intel HD

I am unable to control my screen brightness on my new ASUS F551MA with only ubuntu 12.04 installed. It has Intel HD graphics. I can't control my brightness nor with FN+F5/F6 nor with ...
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Brightness problem in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

I own a ACER ASPIRE5734Z that has a Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz × 2. I tried this solution,but did not work out: Open terminal ( Ctrl+Alt+T ) and type: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub ...
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Brightness Issues on HP Pavilion 15-n042se Notebook PC

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I found that I can't control the display brightness with the hotkeys (F2 and F3) or even from GUI (Brightness and lock screen), I don't have any control on the ...
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Adjust screen brightness in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Packard Bell Easynote R4622 laptop)

I have a Packard Bell R4622 laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit. I turned the brightness down with the function keys because the screen was too bright, but now it is too dark and I cannot turn it ...
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My Laptop Not Charging And Brightness Keys Not Working After Installing Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I have Lenovo(G-505s) Laptop with per-installed windows 8. Recently I'm installed Ubuntu 12.04 through CD. But after installing my laptop battery not charging and my brightness keys not working in ...
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Why is my Laptop Brightness reset to minimum after every restart?

I have an Acer Aspire 6930G with an Nvidia 9600MGS and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Every time I turn off my computer and then turn it back on the brightness is always set back at the lowest possible level. I ...
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1answer
96 views

Brightness in ubuntu 12.04

Well this is a common problem as i have seen through my google searches but i didn't manage to find any satisfactory solution so far. I got my laptop recently which came with windows 8 pre-installed.I ...
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1answer
163 views

No brightness control in Ubuntu 12.04, Lenovo V570

I have been struggling now for an inordinate amount of time trying to get the brightness adjustment working in Ubuntu. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo V570 Laptop. I have tried all of the ...
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Brightness stuck at full after suspend HP Pavilion G6 12.04

I have an ongoing problem with my linux install where brightness seems to get stuck at full after my laptop suspends. Before suspend, the hotkeys work fine. After suspend the hotkeys still bring up ...
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Various troubles with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Toshiba Satellite)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite C660D-1FV a few days ago. Although the OS is updated, I'm experiencing some problems like: When 2 or more applications are simultaneously ...
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0answers
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Screen Brightness on Acer AspireV: bar appears, brightness doesn't change

Using 12.04 on an Acer Aspire V5-561-9410. When I use the function keys to modify screen brightness (or use any solutions I've found here to this problem like the one found here or here), I see the ...
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98 views

How to decrease the brightness in Samsung RV509?

I'm using a Samsung RV509 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Can anyone help me to decrease the brightness in my laptop?
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Ubuntu 12.04 problems

I come in peace :) After paying a visit to couple windows alternatives here on Linux, like Debian, Mint and Fedora I realized that I prefer Ubuntu more, even with a Debian 7 being more stable, it ...
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Key Repeat functionality doesn't work on certain keys (Ubuntu 12.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Macbook Pro and key repeat (when I hold down a key) is not working for any of the brightness buttons (keyboard backlight and screen brightness). Is there any way to ...
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534 views

Changing brightness at startup

My Lenovo T440s starts up with maximum brightness. Following this thread I have tried to alter rc.local, but this does not work. When I execute the command cat ...
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0answers
43 views

cannot adjust brightness in Dell N4030 having Ubuntu 12.04

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as dual boot along with my Windows 7 64bit.But i'm unable to adjust brightness in my Dell N4030. Even i'm unable to adjust brightness using the keyboard function ...
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105 views

How do I adjust screen brightness / backight on a Toshiba Satellite C50D?

I know this is a known bug, it been asked and answered thousands of times before. I've spent the past couple of months searching for a solution and all have failed. My Fn keys won't adjust brightness ...
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1answer
100 views

How can control my brightness of the display on hp nseries laptop

I just bought a new laptop and i have installed windows 8 and ubuntu 12.04 on it. And while using ubuntu i am not able to control my brightness with the dedicated keys or the softwares such as ...
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1answer
456 views

Wireless driver Lenovo Flex 14 Ubuntu 12 Ultrabook

I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14 and the wireless card is not working and there are issues with the brightness when I start the computer. I tried the tips that are already given for the ...
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1answer
178 views

Intel Graphic 3rd with 12.4 “nomodeset” working but?

If i'm booting with "nomodeset" then can't change Brightness/Login/Logout/Suspend/Resume ..etc. Accidentally booted once without "nomodeset" everything was working ...
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Fn key combination *suddenly* stopped working for brightness only

I've looked at most of the questions relating to enabling hardware brightness control under Ubuntu with the Acer Aspire S3 laptop; initially these fixes worked, under the initially installed kernel ...
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0answers
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How to permanently set the screen brightness level in ubuntu 12.04 on Vaio E-series laptop?

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts running on my sony vaio E-series (vpceb44en). I have followed the post How to permanently set screen brightness level in Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Vostro 2420 laptop? on howto ...
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1answer
267 views

Notified brightness change is not applied

Note : I know this question is becoming quite common, but I'm afraid every solution I found failed to solve the problem. Maybe the knowledge-base we have about this is getting old, irrelevant for ...
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1answer
239 views

Brightness hotkey doesn't work properly on my hardware

I have a System 76 Gazelle Pro notebook. Sound hotkeys work correctly but not brightness one. When I push Fn+F8, it displays the ubuntu notification about brightness going down but the real ...
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1answer
417 views

Disable Screensaver (Black Screen) in Ubuntu 12.04

Background : I have an application which is running on top of Ubuntu 12.04. When I boot up the device, it will automatically open the application and running until power off the device. Problem : ...
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Brightness 0% on Lenovo G500s on startup / boot

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G500s Laptop. The screen is scrambled/shows weird artefacts during boot but that doesn't really bother me. What does is this: The screen's brightness is always ...
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105 views

Screen brightness control doesn't work after update

I just installed Xubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Satellite laptop. Out of the box, everything worked fine. I could change the screen brightness with the fn keys, and it changed automatically when ...
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0answers
509 views

Ubuntu Brightness Not Working

I am using 12.04 in my dell inspiron 3521.It has got AMD radeon 7600 and intel graphics.Brightness control was working perfectly. After wiping the pre installed 12.04,I installed new 12.04 ...
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How to control screen Brightness Ubuntu 12.04 64bit in iMac 2011

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a 2011 iMac computer. Everything is working properly, but I'm struggling with the control of screen brightness. I have tried several solutions and none of them work. ...
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662 views

Brightness function keys not working in 12.04.3 LTS?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (info from cat /etc/issue/) on an Asus X401A Kernel is: 3.8.0-31-generic I've tried changing the /etc/default/grub file with the following: ...
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336 views

Trouble Adjusting the Brightness for Sony Vaio (Ubuntu 12.04)

Hi I seemed to run into a problem regarding the lighting for Ubuntu 12.04 on my Sony Vaio (VPC-CW2FGX/B). I used to be able to adjust the brightness when I first installed Ubuntu, but when I installed ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 - gnome-settings-daemon crash and problem with fn keys

I know there are many questions similar to this, I've been reading them and searching for a solution for 2 days but no luck so far. I have a Samsung NP550P5C laptop and just installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS screen brightness doesn't change : always set to maximum

I have Asus G55 ES71 laptop and I recently installed Ubuntu in it. Whenever I start my laptop, the brightness level is set to maximum by default and it doesn't change. Manually changing it through ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 Cannot adjust brightness on Dell Inspiron 15: the suggested solution to change the grub fails

Dell Inspiron 15 (Inspiron 3521). The graphic card is the integrated Intel graphic card: Intel® HD Graphics Screen is: LED Backlit Display with Truelife and HD resolution Install Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G500

I recently bought a Lenovo G500, and had a rather entertaining time trying to get Ubuntu installed. Since it came with Windows 8 installed it turned out to be an unexpected challenge. For anyone ...
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1answer
191 views

Backlight controls stop working once X starts

I'm using a Lenovo Thinkpad X120e with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit and a Gnome 3.4 (gnome-shell) desktop environment. I have installed the latest proprietary AMD drivers (From their website) for the AMD ...
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can't adjust screen brightness control in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

My laptop is lenovo g580. I have searched for the solution. I have tried xbacklight. please help
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3answers
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Brightness control problem on acer aspire V5

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on new Acer Aspire V5. There is no other OS installed. I can not control the brightness of the screen using Fn+left and Fn+right keys. I tried to change brightness from ...
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Cannot change brightness setting using function buttons or using the brightness control bar on HP laptop

I faced this problem when I brought a new HP Laptop , hoping to install Ubuntu(Linux) but when i booted from a Live DVD the brightness was set at max and wouldnt be changed from the function keys or ...
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1answer
260 views

Lenovo T410 running Ubuntu 12.04 won't change brightness

Neither the Fn + Home or the Fn + End (brighter/dimmer) or using the GUI changes the brightness. I've looked up some possible solutions, all of which involve editing an obscure text file. None of ...
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Brightness can't be fixed

I have problem with brightness on Ubuntu 12.04. Whenever I restart or turn up my HP ProBook 4515s laptop, brightness is set on the highest level of brightness. Please help me to solve this problem :) ...
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1answer
297 views

How can I avoid maximum brightness settings upon every boot?

Whenever I boot Ubuntu the display and keyboard brightness are reset to maximum. Since I almost never need such high brightness settings, every boot includes an aftermath of excessive key pressing. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 screen brightness flickering after software update

I have a Dell latitude E6410 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. After installing few software updates last friday, my screen started flickering the brightness. It has a nvidia graphics card in it. If someone ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 Backlight Problem, Function keys not working

I have ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS AND i recently updated my system. There was a kernel update also. I tried several solutions on net. Like This , this and none of them worked for me. I put that ...
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1answer
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Console: switching off a built-in backlight

I'm trying to find out how to power off the backlight in a device I'm using with a built-in screen. I believe that DPMS works with the screen, but X is not installed, so I can't use xset. I thought ...
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1answer
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Adjusting Bright makes Ubuntu not to respond

Have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and when adjusting the bright through the keyboard Ubuntu gets frozen and needs to be restarted by forcing the turnoff button, have noticed that this only happens ...
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Brightness keys work on one account, stopped working on others

installed 12.04 on an Acer C7. Mostly everything works, however encountered strange issue with brightness keys (F6, F7). They did work out of the box w/o any issue. On two of my accounts (both ...