how do i change lcd screen brightness & the gui back!??

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how do i change lcd screen brightness & the gui back!??

Postby virtualandi » Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:18 pm

got an acer aspire 5630 laptop, duo-core intel.
Got mint on it, love it!
BUT! tHE SCREEN IS QUITE DARK. tried to mess with envy to get the right driver and it killed the GUI!
this is where i am still at, having tried some of the solutions suggested here in this forum.

does anyone have any idea how i can:

A) Get the gui back
B) Alter the brightness/contrast on the lcd screen

yours hopefully

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Postby speaker219 » Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:38 pm

If by gui you mean xserver, you can try reconfiguring it with the following command:

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg


With lcd brightness, have you tried holding the "Fn" (function) key on your laptop and pushing the up/down brightness keys?

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Postby 900i » Thu Jun 28, 2007 2:54 pm

speaker219 wrote:With lcd brightness, have you tried holding the "Fn" (function) key on your laptop and pushing the up/down brightness keys?


Thats what I was going to say, works on my Acer Travelmate
Intel i7 LMDE 2. Daily driver Toshiba Chromebook

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Postby virtualandi » Fri Jun 29, 2007 6:36 am

thanx so much guys, it all works fine now!!!

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Postby speaker219 » Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:34 pm

Glad to help =)


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