bigj231 wrote:Have you tried another desktop environment to see if it works? Does it work on the LiveCD? What's the output of inxi?
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~ $ inxi -G
Graphics: Card: NVIDIA C79 [GeForce 9400M]
X.Org: 1.11.3 drivers: nvidia (unloaded: nouveau,vesa,fbdev) Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org
GLX Renderer: GeForce 9400M/integrated/SSE2 GLX Version: 3.3.0 NVIDIA 295.40
este.el.paz wrote:Yes, the issue just re-occurred . . . logging back into LM from suspend puts me into a dim screen. Brightness is set to 100%, but the screen is far from bright. I logged out of MATE and back into Cinn . . . no difference. I restarted, and lately there has been a message about "broken pipe, could not write bytes" each time I log out of a session. I restarted into OSX and the brightness is again normal . . . . Any further thoughts?
bigj231 wrote:I wish I could say this is an isolated issue, but I've seen it before. It was an older windows laptop a few years ago. I just ended up dealing with it until I upgraded 6 months later. I don't know how to fix it, other than restarting.
Is the screen dim on the login screen too, or just in the DE? You could check if it's dim in another virtual console. Use [CTRL]+[ALT]+[F2] (or whatever the equivalent is on Macintosh) to switch. To go back to the graphical console, use F7 or F8 instead. I don't recall which one it is.
bigj231 wrote:You can try 14 and see if it fixes your issues. I have a similar issue with the cursor in KDE. I've just resorted to turning off the touchpad while typing. When it deletes stuff, you can usually undo with command+z. It's a pain, but it works
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