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Make backlight buttons work in Debian Wheezy on a HP EliteBook 8460p

Written on February 3, 2015 at 16:18, by

The backlight hardware buttons weren’t working on my HP EliteBook 8460w so I was using sudo xrandr –output LVDS –brightness 1 and sudo xrandr –output LVDS –brightness .5 That sort of worked but it only multiplied the gamma values. randr is a software solution – it doesn’t really change the backlight strength. Here’s how I […]