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45 views

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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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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25 views

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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1answer
152 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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0answers
49 views

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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30 views

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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1answer
55 views

I unchecked “dim the display”, but it's still diming

I have problem on my asus k55a running ubuntu 13.10. I have unchecked "Dim screen to save power" in Brightness & Lock, but the screen is still dimming after a while. This is very annoying when I'm ...
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1answer
115 views

My laptop boots with full screen brightness and full keyboard backlight

I meets a problem that my laptop boots with full screen brightness and full keyboard backlight. According to a post on Ubuntu forum for Macbook (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1987790), it ...
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1answer
324 views

13.10 brightness flickering MSI Wind U100

Vanilla install of Ubuntu 13.10 on my MSI Wind U100. Intel graphics card I think. Auto brightness flickers up and down, brightness hud display top-right also flickers. Interrupts input so need to ...
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54 views

Ubuntu+Gnome3 screen not dimming

I have an Ubuntu installation with Unity and Gnome3. When I log in using Unity, if the system is inactive for X minutes, the screen will dim. When using Gnome3 the screen never dims. Under ...
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1answer
77 views

Brightness slider gone, and the brightness is constantly jittering

I've just installed a clean version of 13.10 on my MSI U123. Before I've used 12.4 without a hitch. As soon as I entered the brightness and lock settings window the brightness starts to flicker and ...
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1answer
79 views

how to disable the animation of dimming the screen when ubuntu turns inactive screen off

When Ubuntu 13.10 decides to turn of inactive screen, it runs an animation for 15 seconds long, slowly dimming the screen. The purpose, I assume, is to give an interim for human intervention - a ...
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43 views

dumb power setting ensure dim screen all the time

It's quite dim, but when I unplug, it gets brighter. Funnily enough, when the battery gets critical it goes dim again, and if I plug it in in a dim state it finally gets bright with the power plug ...
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1answer
61 views

Setting which brightness determines screen brightness

I'm having an issue running Kubuntu 13.04 with brightness, something that seems common. In particular, brightness can be found in these 2 directories: /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness ...
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1answer
86 views

Screen Dimmer in Ubuntu than in Windows - Haswell NEC Lavie

I just bought a new laptop, on which I immediately installed Ubuntu 13.10. Pretty much everything worked out of the box, except the screen brightness. The maximum brightness in Ubuntu is much lower ...
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1answer
174 views

screen keeps black in ubuntu 13.10 when it must come out of sleep mode

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on a completely new machine, was fresh installed. After a while, while not working on it, the screen turns black, when you try to work again, you can't exit the black screen, ...
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1answer
172 views

How to fix the screen being to bright in Ubuntu 12.04 and up

How to fix the screen brightness and color being too bright in ubuntu.
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1answer
142 views

Full brightness and keyboard backligh at boot

I own an Asus N56VZ, and each time I start Ubuntu (13.10 and prior versions) my screen brightness and keyboard backlights reset their values to the max. Ubuntu doesn't save my settings on reboot. I ...
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2answers
169 views

How can I stop my Dell Inspiron laptop from dimming the screen when I plug in the AC adapter?

I'm using a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop with Ubuntu 13 and I find that every time I plug the power in to charge, the screen brightness dims. If I go into the brightness settings window the brightness ...
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1answer
248 views

How to lower monitor screen brightness? [closed]

I'm using 10.10 ubuntu and i want to reduce my screen brightness. In windows 7 option like calibrate color is available by which i have reduced brightness, is there any thing i can do in ubuntu.
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3answers
676 views

Lenove Z570 Brightness Setting Gone in Ubuntu 13.10

My Lenovo Z570 with Ubuntu 13.10 only now has not brightness controls. I tried some of the command line hacks (xbacklight and all) and checked all my drivers and bios (all are up to date) but nothing ...
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0answers
49 views

why my monitor is so dark when ubuntu starts?

My problem is that my monitor is very dark when ubuntu starts. I can change it in bright and lock but some time is so dark that i cannot find the mouse arrow. Can somebody tell me a way to setup ...
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Lubuntu netbook screen brightness

I can't change my screen brightness. I've looked online and tried all of the potential solutions I could find. I am running Lubuntu on a Samsung NC110 Netbook. When I press "fn + up/down" I get a ...
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77 views

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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0answers
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Dell Inspiron M5110 Dimming Troubleshoot

I've had my Inspiron laptop about 3 years now (still runs windows 7) and have recently been encountering an issue in which the screen auto dims on it's own repeatedly and randomly and can only be ...
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0answers
668 views

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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141 views

Lubuntu not automatically reducing screen brightness (AO532h)

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 on my Acer Aspire One 532h and can't get the screen to automatically dim when the computer is idle. Manual dim works via the keyboard. In the preferences for the Xfce ...
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86 views

Turning Backlight on on external Monitor

I have a lenovo laptop running xubuntu smoothly. I plugged in a dvi monitor with a hdmi to dvi wire. The display works perfectly for two seconds then the backlight turns off. I cant find a way to ...
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91 views

Does laptop brightness change on battery (like Windows)?

I've been looking for a new laptop, and lots of reviews of the gaming machines talk of the display dimming when on battery, and being unavoidable. Is this also true for linux/Ubuntu, or is it a ...
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1answer
385 views

Screen turns black when lowering brightness

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E535 laptop along with Jupiter for power saving. And every time I use Fn key to alter the brightness, the screen turns blank and then ...
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1answer
1k views

Disable automatic screen dimming

I currently have three computers running Ubuntu. With two of them, If I don't touch the mouse or keyboard... nothing happens. However, with the third, the screen gets dimmer after about 60 seconds of ...
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0answers
58 views

Ubuntu screen is dark when working from charger

It's not "dim screen". It's just dark. I turned it on without charger - and it was bright. Then I plugged in the charger - and it became about 50% brightness. When I go to "System settings" -> ...
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1answer
60 views

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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1answer
308 views

Why does 13.04 cause my laptop screen to go completely black? [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu for several years, but this is the first time I have had a problem like this. When I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04, every time I boot into Ubuntu and the login screen is ...
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51 views

ubuntu brightness automatically without any delay

after change brightness to for example 30% without delay and between work on laptop , that automatically change to 60% after 10~15 second. i'm change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_backlight=vendor" and ...
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1answer
969 views

How to stop automatic brightness change while on battery?

I generally keep screen brightness lowest.While laptop is on battery if I do not use mouse or keyboard for some time (I do not exactly know this time interval, maybe 20 second) brightness increases ...
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0answers
80 views

How to make change to screen brightness effective, on mac hardware?

I have newly installed Ubuntu 12.04 on macbook air, but the change to screen brightness is not effective and the screen brightness remains at the highest all the time. How can I fix this bug? Any help ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I save my laptop's screen brightness in Ubuntu 13.04?

My laptop's screen brightness returns to the high mode when I restart my computer. I wanna to find a method to save it forever. I like change my screen brightness to 40% and save it to prevent its ...
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0answers
147 views

Asus X52F laptop screen brightness

The screen brightness with Ubuntu 13.04 in my laptop Asus x52F seems really low in comparison to Windows 7/8, both in full brightness but in Ubuntu screen seems really low brightness with washed out ...
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2answers
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Screen brightness stuck on max setting, FN+down only brings it down one level

EDIT: Updating to Ubuntu 13.10 solved this issue for me out of the box. I'm trying to get some control over the brightness of my Samsung QX411 (Integrated Intel graphics) on Ubuntu 3.04 (though I ...
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0answers
72 views

How to adjust Ubuntu 12.04 screen brightness permanently [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my Dell (N4110).I need to adjust the brightness every time i login. How can i permanently keep it in a comfortable level?
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1answer
788 views

How to increase the screen brightness control sensitivity?

In Ubuntu 13.04, when I use the keyboard hotkeys to control my screen brightness, I only get 5 steps to go from the darkest to the brightest level, for a total of 6 levels. However, I noticed a ...
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553 views

how to adjust screen brightness and contrast on desktop

Just moved to ubuntu from windows ... I have NVIDIA card 8400GS and my screen is LG 1970HR on windows I was able to adjust the screen whenever I wanted to. (thanks to LG screen software and/or ...
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147 views

Why don't acpi settings take effect?

I was unable to adjust my screen brightness and i changed my grub settings. Now I can adjust, but when I disable screen dimming for example, it does not take effect and dims the screen. I changed the ...
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1answer
129 views

Changing Brightness on netbook

I am using Asus Eee PC R051CX. I am unable to boost up brightnes of my screen. While I was trying ubuntu 12.04 from live img from usb stick it was good, but after installing on local hard disk screen ...
0
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1answer
346 views

Asus Q400a fn keys not working

I am having problems enabling the screen brightness keys in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was able to find a instructions to enable the function keys for the backlit keyboard but I can not find instructions for ...
2
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0answers
500 views

I Can't Adjust My Screen Brightness Using Fn+Arrow Left or Fn+Arrow Right (Acer Aspire V5) [closed]

I'm using Acer Aspire V5 (Windows 8). I have a problem regarding my screen brightness. Although I can still adjust it but I can't using Fn+Arrow Left or Fn+Arrow Right. I visited the ease of access on ...
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1answer
198 views

Why can't I reduce the screen luminosity on Toshiba L775?

I've installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba Satellite L775 but the biggest problem is that I can't reduce the screen luminosity, It's too too bright and I almost can't use it at night.
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0answers
125 views

Brightness Problem Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Asus Eee Netbook. It has a Cedar Trail processor. It has a brightness problem. I can't change the brightness. It is always dimmed. How can I solve this problem ?
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160 views

Laptop with AMD GPU, howto set a definitive brightness

The hardware: Sony SVE171A11M Intel Core i3 AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series 1600x900 screen The problem I start the system, I set the screen brightness to 100%. When I restart, the brightness ...