Bug 236038 - brightness changing is the other way
brightness changing is the other way
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-power-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
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Reported: 2007-04-11 13:11 EDT by Marius Andreiana
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-12 11:51:09 EDT
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Screenshot-Power Management Preferences.png (32.42 KB, image/png)
2007-04-11 15:28 EDT, Marius Andreiana
no flags Details
Screenshot-Power Management Preferences-1.png (37.70 KB, image/png)
2007-04-11 15:28 EDT, Marius Andreiana
no flags Details
lshal -l output (124.30 KB, text/plain)
2007-04-12 11:35 EDT, Marius Andreiana
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Description Marius Andreiana 2007-04-11 13:11:04 EDT
Unplugging the AC power makes the screen brighter
plugging in the AC power makes the screen less bright
Should be the other way (less brightness is less energy consumed).
Dell 620

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Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2007-04-11 13:27:43 EDT
What's the brightness settings in gnome-power-preferences?
Comment 2 Marius Andreiana 2007-04-11 15:27:11 EDT
I don't see any. gnome-power-manager-2.18.1-2.fc7
Attaching screenshots
Comment 3 Marius Andreiana 2007-04-11 15:28:08 EDT
Created attachment 152316 [details]
Screenshot-Power Management Preferences.png
Comment 4 Marius Andreiana 2007-04-11 15:28:52 EDT
Created attachment 152317 [details]
Screenshot-Power Management Preferences-1.png
Comment 5 Richard Hughes 2007-04-11 15:44:03 EDT
what does "lshal | backlight" print?
Comment 6 Marius Andreiana 2007-04-12 11:35:39 EDT
Created attachment 152466 [details]
lshal -l output

# lshal | backlight
-bash: backlight: command not found
[root@localhost ~]# lshal | grep light
[root@localhost ~]#
Comment 7 David Zeuthen 2007-04-12 11:51:09 EDT
Looks like it's your BIOS setting the brightness (I too have a Dell that can do
this) -> not a g-p-m bug

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