backlight issue with laptop and 8.10
dcurtis at uniserve.com
Wed Mar 11 04:25:32 UTC 2009
On Wed, 11 Mar 2009 00:05:43 -0400
David Curtis <dcurtis at uniserve.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Mar 2009 18:56:57 -0700
> Larissa Ardis <larissa.ardis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi, folks...
> > I am a ubuntu newbie and mostly I love it. But - I can't control
> > backlight dimming. I want the backlight to be at max brightness at all
> > times and don't see how to do this. Currently, it appears to flicker
> > with ambient room light, dimming in dark rooms, getting brighter in
> > bright lighting conditions.
> > Details:
> > Seanix Z7100 laptop with Nvidia GeForce 6600 Go graphics. Is there
> > more info that would help disgnose or fix this?
> Try smartdimmer: 'sudo apt-get smartdimmer'. The package says it's for nvidia 6200 GO, but I've read claims that it works on 7600 GO. It might be worth a shot.
And of course that should be 'sudo apt-get install smartdimmer'.
David Curtis <dcurtis at uniserve.com>
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