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    Linux backlight problem

    Hi, I'm having a problem with the Enigma 3 model of laptop and setting the backlight on Ubuntu 11.10 using the NVIDIA drivers, I was wondering if anybody had solved the problem before?

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    I'd love to help but have little knowledge of Linux I'm afraid. I'm moving this thread to the Linux forum, perhaps they can help you there.

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    Hi there .... I don't know the Enigma 3. On the Samsung range there are proprietary backlight drivers. Can I suggest that you post to the Ubuntu-UK mailing list? There's bound to be someone there who knows what's available. You can be certain there's going to be an answer. Regards, Barry.

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    Fixed, there is a setting in the xorg config to enable NVIDIA drivers to link with brightness settings correctly. Option “RegistryDwords” “EnableBrightnessControl=1″

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    I've just put Ubuntu 12.04 on my Samsung Netbook and a whole lot of things now work 'out of the box' including backlight control. I recommend anyone to move to 12.04 - BUT don't use the upgrade method. It seems to be giving a buggy installation. Backup all data and re-install.

 

 

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