Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 527122
Dell Inspiron E1505: Backlight Controls Works with Gnome but not KDE4
Last modified: 2010-06-28 10:55:03 EDT
Description of problem:
Dell Inspiron E1505
Fn+Up/Down work with GDM 2.26.1-13/Gnome 2.26.3 but not KDE 4.3.1-1
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. load GDM or Gnome
2. Press Fn+Up/Down
3. Backlight progress indicator appears.
4. Backgliht intensity is adjusted
5. Load KDE 4.3.1-1
6. Press Fn+Up/Down
7. no backlight progress indicator.
8. no change to backlight
no backlight progress indicator.
no change to backlight
Backlight progress indicator appears.
Backgliht intensity is adjusted
Looks to me like there is something missing in KDE.
There are a multitude of upstream bugs filed in regards to laptop keys for brightness & multimedia not working. I would suggest browsing http://bugs.kde.org to find one matching your hardware and commenting to it or if one does not exist create one.
Steven M. Parrish - KDE Triage Master
- PackageKit Triager
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
(In reply to comment #2)
> There are a multitude of upstream bugs filed in regards to laptop keys for
> brightness & multimedia not working. I would suggest browsing
> http://bugs.kde.org to find one matching your hardware and commenting to it or
> if one does not exist create one.
> Steven M. Parrish - KDE Triage Master
> - PackageKit Triager
> Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
With all due respect, i beg to differ; under Ubuntu/Kubuntu the function works PERFECTLY...and under GNOME on Fedora 11 it also works perfectly...there's a problem with the FEDORA distro that needs to be address by the Fedora development community.
I'll check kubuntu packages.
My guess, they're patching something, and it's not yet upstreamed (not in kde-4.3 branch anyway).
On first glance, I don't see anything in kubuntu-default-settings, still looking.
In the meantime, which version(s) of kubuntu did you see this working?
I moved from Kubuntu Jaunty to Fedora 11 for other reasons...but at the time i was using KDE 4.2
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