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Bayle
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Screen display

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I am new to linux, My display is too dark, how do I make brighter. Using Linux Mint
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Re: Screen display

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Monitor got a Brightness control on it?
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Re: Screen display

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If it's a laptop there should be keys which control the screen brightness, normally FN + the keys marked with the brightness symbols. It's also likely that your Power Management settings (usually accessible via the "battery" icon in your Panel, near the clock) has the screen brightness set at less than maximum, especially when on battery.

With external monitors you can control the brightness by installing and using "redshift". There is a GUI ("redshift-gtk") but this doesn't appear to work on this system (17.3 Cinnamon); not really an issue as it's quite easy to use it via Terminal - I can assist with this - and I have created shortcuts on the desktop which set various brightness levels. If you're using KDE you might also want the Plasma widget.
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Re: Screen display

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Problem resolved by a adjusting the Brightness settings in the BIOS
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