[Ilugc] Re: Conrolling screen brightness globally.

Logu logulinux at gmx.net
Thu Dec 4 10:07:10 IST 2008


 >> I think xbacklight utility (xclient)  should help here, so I would
 >> also like know where to place the startup applications for gdm. Or  
is
 >> it possible to do that with X server (xorg.conf) itself.
 >
 > I am not sure about gdm, but I use xdm, and adding 'xbacklight -set  
<val>' to
 > my login manager's Xsetup file did the trick.
 > I have a xdm theme, so the location is /etc/X11/xdm/archlinux/Xsetup.
 >
 > You just have to find out your login manager's X init scripts  
location and add
 > all
 > that you want to Xsetup.
 >

Thank you Sujith, Girish and Kapil for extending help.
I added the "xbacklight" utility to /etc/gdm/Init/Default file and  
that did what I wanted.

PS: sorry for not maintaining proper thread.

Thanks
-logu


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