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Generally the drivers from the official Ubuntu repositories work fine. But as you have an issue with the quite new GTX 960 graphics chip, you can install the latest official NVIDIA drivers as an alternative. NVIDIA has fixed bugs and improved the drivers for new cards. Step 1 : Remove the currently installed NVIDIA drivers. Open a terminal and execute : ...


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Since you have said that the dbus method is fine, that what I will post, plus some extra. There is a way to turn off the screen through dbus service: qdbus com.canonical.Unity /com/canonical/Unity/Session com.canonical.Unity.Session.ActivateScreenSaver/ There is also a way to programmatically alter brightness to lowest setting, namely qdbus ...


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I used the top answer on this as basis for my own script for managing backlight brightness: Brightness Controls Not Working on a Dell Inspiron N4010 Laptop Unlike OP ( user152748 ) there and similarly to you, backlight controls were basically working, but i just wanted the ability to fine tune it. This method will not affect how your normal backlight ...


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You can achieve that using xbacklight sudo apt-get install xbacklight Then you can check current brightnes by xbacklight -get and set it by xbacklight -set xx where xx is percent... To make it permanent you can make a startup script. here is a great guide how to do so: How to run scripts on start up?


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You can fix this problem changing the path to icon in file /opt/extras.ubuntu.com/indicator-brightness/indicator-brightness check if this image file exists /usr/share/notify-osd/icons/gnome/scalable/status/notification-display-brightness-full.svg create a backup cp /opt/extras.ubuntu.com/indicator-brightness/indicator-brightness ...


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This kernel patch is needed to fix acpi keys on C75D-B *** drivers/platform/x86/toshiba_acpi.c 2015-02-08 20:54:22.000000000 -0600 --- drivers/platform/x86/toshiba_acpi.c.fixed 2016-01-2013:32:56.623965574 -0600 *************** static const struct dmi_system_id toshib *** 247,252 **** --- 247,258 ---- DMI_MATCH(DMI_PRODUCT_NAME, "TECRA A50-A"), ...



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