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Make xconf configuration permanent

I edited the xconf file, and added this line to device section: Enable brightness control=1 Now I am able to adjust brightness, but after every restart the brightness setting change back to 100%. ...
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AMD screen-brightness adjustment issue with Trusty Tahr

I upgraded to 14.04 just today and since I'm now using kernel v3.13 and according to This link, I should now be having better support for AMD grapahics. Is it possible to fix the screen-brightness ...
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Settings for display brightness not saved in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have bought HP ENVY 15t laptop and installed Ubuntu 13.10 on it. The first annoying thing I faced with was restoring brightness settings to 100% after reboot. So I had to adjust it every time I ...
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fglrx brightness and black screen

In a HP 2000 Notebook PC and ubuntu 13.10, when I change the radeon driver for the fglrx, glxgears show more fps, but any brightness change make a black screen for one second. With the radeon driver ...
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Different problems with my 13.10 system

Hello guys, I'm a real newbie in using ubuntu, but I really, really like it. I'm facing 2 different and annoying problems tough, so I hope you guys can help me out with this. First Problem: I have ...
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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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How to decrease step of XF86KbdBrightnessDown and XF86KbdBrightnessUp handlers on Ubuntu

My hardware supports full 256 steps of screen brightness. Unfortunately Ubuntu's default brightness driver uses wrong steps: I need to increase granularity of steps in the dark end of the spectrum, ...
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Can't change brightness when installing

I'm kind of newbie in ubuntu. After several hours of research and trail, I finally managed to boot into Ubuntu installation screen via USB. However, my screen brightness is really really dim, I can ...
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Can't connect to WiFi and adjust brightness after crash

Disclaimer: I'm pretty new to Ubuntu; Lenovo G505s; Ubuntu 13.10 I was doing an update via the Software Updater when suddenly my laptop just hangs. I had to force shutdown (holding the power button). ...
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Grub changed brightness but after pressing brightness button return dark

My laptop is Lenovo K49. It's dark so every time I need to change brightness manually. Later I found a solution by changing the brightness as below: sudo gedit "/etc/default/grub" And change the ...
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Why I cannot use the Fn + (up) to control the brightness?

I have a Lenovo zhaoyang K27 with Intel® HD Graphics 3000. Since I installed Ubuntu for the first time, about two years ago, I haven't been able to change the brightness by Fn+^. I found a solution in ...
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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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Brightness resets when lid is closed and opened.

So my brightness with the slider in settings wasn't working before I edited in /etc/default/grub this GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="" to this GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux ...
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How to adjust brightness vaio nr21s ubuntu 13.10?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Vaio nr21s but cannot adjust brightness levels. The fn keys work, but they don't change a thing, brightness remains at max level. Thought I should choose a repository ...
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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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Changing Brightness Xubuntu [13.10]

I cannot change the screen brightness on Xubuntu 13.10. I am running a Toshiba Satellite Laptop, using the proprietary fglrx AMD drivers, and have tried the acpi_vender etc. kernel parameters (do not ...
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Ubuntu boots up with full brightness [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 in my samsung laptop,everytime i boot up the system it starts with full screen brightness which is quite annoying in the night. Is there a way to fix this problem so ...
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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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is there any option to set brightness permanently in ubuntu desktop GUI ?

I have changed the brightness level permanently using terminal. temporarily we can change the brightness in GUI. but for permanently setting it, Is there any option in GUI mode? if not why such a ...
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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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Can't adjust screen brightness on lenova y410p

Can't adjust screen brightness on lenova y410p. I'm running unbutu 13.10. I tried different answers on here but nothing seems to work. I changed GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX in /etc/default/grub to include ...
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fn + Up and fn + Down both increase brightness, notification not showing when doing so(Lenovo z570)

When I installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo z570, with Ubuntu 13.10 I couldn't manage to get the brightness to change. I read some of the solution to similar problems people had and I played around with ...
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Dell laptop screen brightness is not working after upgrade from 12.04 to 13.10

I tried with GRUB_CMLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor" and sudo update-grub but did not worked.Please help me out
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Brightness function keys problem

I have an HP 650 notebook, and I just finished installing ubuntu 13.10 . The problem is that brightness function keys don't work ( f2 and f3 ). I tried changing GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT and updating ...
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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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Unable to change brightness using keys after recent 13.10 update

I have been using Ubuntu 13.10 for months now without too many hassles. But a couple of days back, my system offered to install this major update and of the many things that have gone wrong, the most ...
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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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Xubuntu Brightness not working

I am trying to gain the ability to change the brightness on my Toshiba Satellite laptop running Xubuntu. I have xbacklight, and am running xfce4-power-manager with the --no-daemon flag. It's not ...
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Screen brightness reset to minimum after every reboot on HP Pavilon DV4. HELP [duplicate]

Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't save my brightness settings between sessions. Everytime I boot up, the brightness is always at zero, and I always have to set it back to my preferred setting (at maximum). How can ...
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Black screen after screen off on 13.10

I swtiched "Turn screen off when inactive for" to 3 minutes and Lock screen after screen goes off to on. The problem is that after the screen is off, when I try to come back I can`t do anything, the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Dell Inspirion N5010: Problems with Bluetooth and brightness

I install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on my Dell N5010 laptop and I have also installed proprietary drivers for my ATI Radeon HD5650 and wireless card. I have noticed that Ubuntu didn't recognized my ...
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Blackscreen like DOS after press F5

This is the first time I use Ubuntu. (Actually, I've used Ubuntu 10.10 before, but now I'm going back to Ubuntu because my Windows encounters bugs and isn't stable) My trouble here with my Dell 14R ...
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How to retain LCD brightness after reboot

I frequently test different linux Distros and recently found a 'feature' that I would like to know how to turn on in Ubuntu. In my testing of Fedora 20 I noticed that it retained the LCD brightness ...
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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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No brightness control in Ubuntu 12.04, Lenovo V570 [duplicate]

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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Trying to install and keeps going to white screen

I downloaded Ubuntu on my computer so that I could burn it to a DVD-r disc, and now I am trying to put it on my daughter's laptop (her computer crashed). The Ubuntu purple screen showed up, then a ...
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Why am I not able to lower my screen brightness? [duplicate]

I modified the brightness in the brightness settings and locked it but the brightness in the screen did not change. I have ubuntu 13.10, but with previous versions you could not change, my computer ...
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Dell Inspiron 14r Display Problem- Tried Everything

I know there are a million posts about this, but I have been on this forum for hours and haven't found a solution to my problem. Like many people, my brightness keys don't work and I am looking for a ...
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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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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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Brightness in Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 64-bit 13.10 today. But the brightness is too much even in the least possible value. How can I change it?
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Ubuntu 13.10: Medion Aykoya P6630 Brighness changing issues

So I have tried a few things already with sudo gedit /etc/default/grub and changed the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux ...
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how to install video driver for laptop lenovo 20157 in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I have a laptop of lenovo g580 model no 20157 Recently I installed Ubuntu 13.10, I am not able to increase or decrease the screen brightness. What can be done?
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How can one increase the timeout before the display dims when on the battery?

If I do not touch my computer (a Toshiba Satellite) for 15 seconds when running off the battery, the screen dims to the lowest brightness. I have already disabled "Dim screen to save power." I do not ...
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Ubuntu 13.10- Brightness hotkeys not working

I recently upgraded to Ubutnu 13.10 with a fresh install. It used to work fine with the last Ubuntu install I had (12.04). All of my normal hotkeys work (sounds, wireless, displays) except for the ...
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Brightness determined by eveness and oddness of level numbers

I have a Lenovo G500s laptop on which I installed Ubuntu 13.10, and I am having problems with my brightness, which does not rise and fall gradually but instead alternates between the maximum and ...
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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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Brightness is reset to Maximum on every Restart in Ubuntu 13.10

I have upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10. After every reboot the brightness is set to maximum. Is there any solution?