Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 499414
Laptop screen is dim
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:23:48 EDT
Description of problem:
Laptop screen maximal brightness is definitely lower than it should be.
HP Elitebook 2530p
kernel is PAE version
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.install fedora 11 beta
the screen is dim and cannot be turned to brighter
I updated all the patches from hawide
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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I've had issues with this, but not until the text-terminal screen (runlevel 3) blanks. Once it blanks, the screen is barely visible on hitting a key (to un-blank the screen). Installing gnome-power-manager, and using it from the GUI to increase the brightness to a usable level fixes this, but I would prefer a CLI solution that does not improperly use power management.
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Issue still exists in FC12.
In GNOME, when things dim, I type the Fn key combo on my laptop that increases brightness. Why not enable this on the text terminal as well?
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