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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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"
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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