On 05/29/2016 12:40 AM, Ed Greshko wrote:
On 05/29/16 11:35, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Been a while since I have been over here. Here is the situation.
> I am running up to date Fedora 22 x64 on a Lenovo x120e using Xfce. Install goes
> to about when 22 shipped.
> For some time now, the video would be dim, like at the powersaving setting, but if I
> on battery and did no input for ~5 min then moved the mouse, I would get full video.
> This little trick has stopped working. Laptop display is dimmed. I should mention
> the external monitor is running at max video brightness. On boot, if I
> notebook video starts bright, but quickly dims.
> If I boot into bios, the video is dim. There is no video brightness option.
> I have gone into powermanagement settings and set everything for max brightness. No
> I have looked here for any messages like this and have tried looking for bug reports
> with nothing coming up. So any ideas? Recommendations?
Does your laptop have an ambient light sensor? I had one go bad on an Acer laptop that
would cause trouble. In my case it was flaky and would randomly dim/brighten. It has
been a while now, but I think I had to short it out to get things working well.
No ambient light sensor that I have ever discovered. I have a few of
these in service and have taken them all apart at times, though not the
monitor piece. But I have had to read the maint docs and they do not
Recently, I have had to have blackout tape over my camera to enter a
facility where I have contract work. Since they got me a contracter ID,
I no longer need to do that, but have not taken the tape off, as I do
not use the camera...
I took that tape off and no change.
Need to find a program in Xfce that uses the camera to test it out again..,