Post tagged: monitor

Monitor Brightness on the Desktop

Since I found the buttons on my monitor to be inconvenient, I decided to try to go for a commandline utility that could set the brightness. There are several ways this can be implemented:

  • the driver offers screen brightness setting through ACPI (via /sys/class/backlight, should work on most …

XFCE Screen Brightness Issues

As I didn't want a full blown Desktop Environment like Gnome or KDE on my laptop (which is running ArchLinux), I went with XFCE.

It worked nicely out of the box, except for the screen brightness controls.

The hardware keys don't do anything at all by themselves except for firing …