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How to fix Acer Aspire 4736z back light brightness control in Ubuntu 13.04?

A simple way to fix Acer Aspire 4736z back light brightness control problem using hot keys (Fn + Brightness +-)
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MSI GE70 Screen brightness

I've tested pretty much every option I could find online regarding getting to dim my screen brightness which is at max right now, but most solution i've found are controling the brightness through ...
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Control brightness on Satellite Pro C845

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C845 con Intel Core i5 and I can use the function keys to mute sound or increase and decrease, but the brightnes keys does not work, to decrease is fn + f2 and to ...
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display brightness problem with ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell Inspiron 5520 with intel core i7 and AMD Graphics card. It used to work fine with Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10. Now I tried to install Ubuntu 13.04 but i can't change display ...
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How to disable dynamic contrast in Kubuntu?

My environment is kubuntu 14.04 and graphic card is nvidia GTX 560. The problem is with dynamic contrast changes. For example when I open "bright" webpages it looks like monitor is brightening up as ...
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Can't adjust screen brightness on Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My laptop is Samsung NP-Q430-JS03US. I have searched for the solution. I have tried editing grub acpi_osi=Linux and acpi_backlight=vendor, but still didn't work. Please help.
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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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How can I adjust screen brightness on Toshiba C665-X5010?

I am using Toshiba C665-X5010 laptop having NVIDIA GeForce 315M GPU. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently and I couldn't adjust my screen brightness. Please help me.
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Screen Resolution for 14.04 + display lists only 1024x768

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on dell 1749 laptop, do not know what happened and I am not able to control brightness, and I can not in choose other resolutions than 1024x768. Processor: i3 RAM: 6GB OS ...
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How do I get brightness control working on an HP 655?

please I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my hp 655 alongside windows 8.1 but my brightness control doesn't work although it does work on my windows platform.
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Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and screen brightness can not be decreased

The brightness remains maximum always. I am using ACER Aspire E1-572, and its brightness cannot be changed. I tried: echo -n 100 > /proc/acpi/video/DVGA/LCD/brightness echo -n 100 > ...
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Set Brightness to 0 when lid closes

is there a way of setting the brightness level to 0 or blanking the screen when I close my lid (without suspending the system). I just prefer it that way, since I listen to audiobooks while driving ...
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How to set bright at maximum permanently (I've already got a solution, do anyone have a better one?)

I have to reinstall ubuntu in my Samsung N210 laptop, and now it won't let me set the brightness by hand. This seems to be something related to my BIOS but after looking for it, there's no new release ...
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Brightness change freezes Ubuntu with Noveau and Nvidia drivers [duplicate]

Both Nvidia and Noveau were working fine before my bios update and now they both crash when I change the brightness. Integrated still works fine with brightness and I've tried several Nvidia drivers ...
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Brightness control does not work in Ubuntu 14:04

I have a "Inspirion 15r SE 7520" and the Brightness control doesn't work. Using amd driver, I have already added: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor" to the grub config ...
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I removed Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 14.04, now my fn keys to manage brightness and volume don't work and I can't boot into BIOS

To clarify, this isn't a dual-boot, I just have Ubuntu now. My FN keys are no longer working on my ASUS K55n, this includes changing my brightness and volume. I've already tried editing the GRUB ...
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Keyboard Backligth is set to Maximum in every reboot

At every reboot my screen backlight and my keyboard backlight were set up to maximum level on every reboot. Reading this article: How do I set default display brightness? i've solved the problem ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Screen Brightness ASUS G750JS

I got a new ASUS G750JS at the beginning of the summer and set it up for a Windows 8.1 / Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual boot. Minus discovering that the Windows 8 boot manager is completely broken, I had ...
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Can't change brightness after disconnecting second monitor

When I boot up with 2 monitors, or when I connect the second monitor to my laptop, I can change brightness of the laptop screen in the usual sense. After disconnecting the second monitor, when I ...
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Function keys not working on Toshiba C-50-B

I purchased a Toshiba C-50-B-P-0010 about a week back, it did not come pre-installed with any OS. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. The function keys are not responding properly. If i press F3 which is ...
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Can't adjust screen brightness ((

Can't adjust screen brightness from anywhere. Nor by specific buttons on the laptop keyboard, nor by setting in "brightness and lock" I've tried to configure the grub file like it mentioned in a lot ...
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How to change external monitor brightness via DDC/IC?

I would like to change brightness on my external Dell U2713HM monitor via DDC/IC (DDC Wikipedia), it's connected via DisplayPort. I have the integrated Intel HD4000 graphics. When I run sudo ...
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How to add brightness key to dconf

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and did a clean installation. I noticed that Ubuntu 14.04 does not store screen brightness settings. Who can I add a value to dconf to store brightness settings. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Brightness keeps going to 100% [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time. Although I have set brightness a million times, every time I start the computer, it goes to maximum again. If I restart the computer it remembers ...
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Is there a convenient way to change the brightness at night in Ubuntu?

I know the settings menu, but is there some more convenient way (maybe with an addon)?
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 max brightness isn't the max brightness

I am experiencing an issue with the brightness on my laptop (Sony Vaio vpcf21z1e). This issue has been occurring since Ubuntu 12.04. Essentially when my laptop boots into Ubuntu the brightness is set ...
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Gamma correction with Upstart and a script

I've written an Upstart job to automatically change display gamma according to change in display brightness: start on (backlight-device-changed) exec /usr/bin/gammach And this is "gammach": ...
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brightness control not working for nvidia driver on W530 2436CTO + Ubuntu 12.10 X64

Environment: ubuntu 12.10 x64, bios (have tried 2.06, 2.50). W530 2436CTO, 3720QM, K1000M. The problem can be described below (May looks duplicate at first sight) The back light of screen after ...
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Backlight issues with Asus X551MAV-EB01-B

I've got a fresh install of trusty (xubuntu if that matters, I don't think it should) on a Asus X551MAV-EB01-B. My function keys for brightness don't work. Here's what I know so far: If I pass ...
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How do you adjust screen brightness on Acer laptop? [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire one 5742 laptop. I installed Linux Ubuntu 12.10 on it. I have one problem with it. no matter how I press the Fn+↑ or Fn+↓ keys I cannot adjust the Screen Brightness. It ...
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Ubuntu refuses to boot with acpi_backlight=vendor

I bought a Dell Inspiron 14 5000 series and dual booted Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. The brightness would not change, so I booted with kernel parameter acpi_backlight=vendor and it worked. I ...
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Thinkpad W520 brightness modification requires suspend

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W520 with 12.10 installed on it. The specifics are: Linux corellia 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 13 17:48:01 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux It works ...
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Backlight keyboard won't turn on samsung ativbook 6 ubuntu 14.04

So I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I like it but I can't seem to make the back-light keyboard to work. I have search hours for a solution but I can't find the script: kbd_brightness ...
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Screen backlight control for Asus G55V

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an Asus G55V laptop and neither the laptop brightness control keys (FN+F5, FN+F6) nor the Brightness setting are able to control the backlight. Note that I've ...
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Startup script for brightness

Not so long ago I replaced XP for Lubuntu 14.04 on a old PC, and it works great. To make it perfect, I want to autoexecute "xrandr --output VGA-1 --gamma 3:3:3 --brightness 1" on startup or boot. ...
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Can't adjust screen brightness on Macbook Pro 10,1 Ubuntu 13.10

I recently installed Ubuntu on my retina Macbook Pro (following this great guide). Everything works fine so far however the screen brightness / backlight cannot be adjusted neither by using the ...
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Screen brightness is always full [duplicate]

The screen brightness of my laptop is always full when I log in Ubuntu. When I set it low and restarts its again on its maximum. I want it to remember my last choice. How to do this?
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Editing max_brightness

Is it possible to edit the value in /sys/class/brightness/acpi_video0/max_brightness/ ? I've tried: sudo echo 16 > max_brightness from the directory, but I'm getting Permission Denied The current ...
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Easy brightness control

I came from linux mint they had a really nice applet for adjusting the brightness. Is there something like that, or can it be done by hotkeys or something? I am on ubuntu 12.10.
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Sony Vaio SVE15113ENB brightness Fn key slider issue -Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using a Sony Vaio SVE15113EN laptop. Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and found out that I am unable to adjust my display brightness slider. The brightness is so high that I am unable to use the ...
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Brightness buttons on Macbook Pro 7.1

I'm following the steps here. The website says to set the driver to NVIDIA binary Xorg driver and nvidia-current (not nvidia-current-updates), but I don't see that option. I set the driver to ...
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Brightness keys registering, but no effect

I have (very) recently installed Ubuntu, and am having some issues with the brightness. I'm using an HP ProBook - the brightness keys are being registered no problem, and when I go into Brightness ...
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Brightness doesn't decrease in Ubuntu 14.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my Dell Inspiron 5521. I find that brightness is set to a maximum level and Brightness keys doesn't work though they show as if it gets decreased. I searched ...
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Fn-keys stopped working on a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge

I'm running 12.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge. I'm having these possibly related issues with things that worked perfectly when I installed Ubuntu: Most of the Fn-keys worked seamlessly after I freshly ...
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Brightness wont change

I tried changing the brightness but it won't dim or brighten using keys or going under applications, it just stays the same.
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Asus x550L problems with Ubuntu 13.10

Problems with audio. Headphones work, but without them sound is not working. Many FN keys aren't working. The brightness levels, play buttons, etc. The brightness, if I adjust it, then I restart ...
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Xubuntu - How do I map the brightness keys to run a script?

I'm pretty new to Linux so bear with me. I have an emachines laptop (ugh) with FN + Left Arr / Right Arr brightness keys. These work perfectly fine in Windows but do not work in Xubuntu. What happens ...
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Xubuntu (Server Install) screen blanks for 1 second after 1 minute

Little hard to understand the question from the title, but I'll get detailed here. After EXACTLY 60 seconds of init starting and the system booting, the screen will seem to "restart", blanking out for ...
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Toshiba Satellite P850 FN-Keys not working

I could solve several other issues with my laptop thanks to this forum. The only thing I can't figure out is the non working FN-Keys for the brightness. Volume control is fine. Two things I found out ...