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The OP posted the solution in his question: While writing this I found the solution: This command makes it easier to see what my actual output options are: pacmd list-cards | grep output\: That way of looking at the output of pacmd list-cards made me realize that the actual wording for my output is not output:hdmi-output but instead ...


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You are running by default, the Intel Pstate system in Ubuntu 14.10. To use the older ACPI method, you need to edit the grub file and reboot: Open a terminal alt+ctrl+t and enter the folowing lines: sudo cp /etc/default/grub /etc/default/grub.backup sudo nano /etc/default/grub In the Nano editor, look for the line beginning with ...


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For waking up from suspension, I create the following script /etc/pm/sleep.d/brightness: #!/bin/sh case "$1" in resume|thaw) echo 170 > /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness ;; esac And the permission of the script is -rwxr-xr-x. This should also solve your problem. But if the screen is dimmed, the brightness is set to ...


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Power settings are available at System settings > Power option where you can set suspend time, if you're on a laptop you can set lid events too. For turning off screen, look at system settings > Brightness & lock Or, if present, from the battery icon in the panel.


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On my laptop I can check the contents of the file /sys/class/power_supply/C1BC/online: if the laptop is plugged in this file contains 1, otherwise it contains 0. For example, if [ "1" = "`cat /sys/class/power_supply/C1BC/online`" ]; then echo "Laptop is charging/plugged" else echo "Laptop is discharging/unplugged" fi Note. As confirmed by the OP, the ...


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First off, I don't think this is an Ubuntu question but more of a windows question, however I shall give you a quick pointer - It is most certainly possible to do, but it does break the Microsoft terms of service and therefore is illegal. Because you will be dual booting, you will already have a copy of windows installed on the computer, adding a second copy ...


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I had the same problem on my ThinkPad x240 running Ubuntu 14.04, and created a script that outputs and lets you step brightness up or down. This assumes that the manual method of putting a number into /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight works, so test that first: sudo tee /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness <<< 500 sudo tee ...


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I have kernel 13.13 and Intel Z77X based motherboard, and following command works for me: sudo sh -c "echo EHC1 > /proc/acpi/wakeup;echo EHC2 > /proc/acpi/wakeup;echo XHC > /proc/acpi/wakeup"


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You could try with Ubuntu 14.10, it has been reported to work out of the box with this machine: Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series budget 2-in-1 convertible review



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