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Fedora 17 nouveau Brightness Controls

asked 2012-06-02 14:53:54 +0000

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I did a fresh install of Fedora 17 on my Sony laptop. Aside from a one or two other issues, the one thing I noticed going from Fedora 16 to 17 is that my brightness controls no longer work to adjust screen brightness and my screen doesn't dim when on battery. I am running it with the nouveau driver.

Is there a work around or should I just wait for an update to correct the behavior?

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answered 2012-09-03 17:51:31 +0000

Hi, If you use Gnome, you can try Brightness Control a Gnome Extensions, good luck.

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answered 2012-06-23 16:33:01 +0000

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The keyword brightness isn't functions and the gnome brightness extensions also have the same problem. Fedora 17 brightness isn't work on my Vaio

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Asked: 2012-06-02 14:53:54 +0000

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