[Nottingham] Samsung N150 Variable brightness

Dan Caseley dan at caseley.me.uk
Mon Dec 17 09:20:12 UTC 2012

Same advice.
I have a Samsung Q210 with Mint 14.
Brightness was perpetually at lowest.
The samsung-tools package fixed it.
On 17 Dec 2012 08:49, "Jason Irwin" <jasonirwin73 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 17/12/12 05:08, stripes theotoky wrote:
>> Recently following an upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 using the gnome desktop I
>> find that the brightness varies from almost black to full brightness
> Do you have the Samsung specific tools installed?
> PPA: https://launchpad.net/~voria/+**archive/ppa<https://launchpad.net/~voria/+archive/ppa>
> Froums: http://www.voria.org/forum/**index.php<http://www.voria.org/forum/index.php>
> Not everything works 100%, but it might stop the brightness cycling as it
> appears to some updates for backlight management.
> There is also this in the forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/**
> showthread.php?p=11362130<http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11362130>
> Which discusses this exact issue and references the Samsung tools (as well
> as some other power tweaks).
> There are no bugs in Launchpad about this cycling issue; but there are
> some about brightness keys not working which reference the above tools.
>  Might be worth your while raising a bug I guess.
> I did stumble across this though: http://askubuntu.com/**
> questions/67262/brightness-**issues-on-a-samsung-n220<http://askubuntu.com/questions/67262/brightness-issues-on-a-samsung-n220>
> So all the answers seem to lead to the same place.
> I only know about this set of tools because I was seriously considering a
> Samsung NP535 or similar.  Just waiting for the post-Yule sales.
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