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Old 01-24-2008, 11:47 AM   #1
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backlight problem on pc linux os

how do I adjust the backlight brightness of my laptop in pc linux os???
Old 01-24-2008, 12:25 PM   #2
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What model of laptop do you have? Most use ACPI, but may need special modules.
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Dell laptop..using Nvidia graphics
Old 01-25-2008, 09:43 AM   #4
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Fn + Up/Down arrows. If you cant make any combination work try the xbacklight util by typing

xbacklight -set "the % of brightness"



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