On Wed, 23 Jun 2010 10:47:09 +0100
Brian Wootton <Brian.Meg@btinternet.com> wrote:
> On 23/06/10 01:47, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > I've just installed an Apple Cinema Display (LCD) monitor. This is a 5 year old monitor.
> > Using KUbuntu 10.4
> > The apple website indicates this monitor has:
> > User controls (hardware and software):
> > Display power, system sleep, system wake, brightness and display tilt
> > Brightness is what I want to turn down.
> > Looking in the
> > KDE System Settings> General> Computer Administration> Display> Size& orientation> DVI-0
> > there is no adjustment for brightness.
> > Anyone know how to decrease brightness on this?
> > Thanks
> I can't believe Apple monitors are all that much different to
> any standard LCD monitors, I've an Acer, an LG and a Sony and in
> all of them brightness, contrast, etc. are all adjusted within the
> monitor - nothing to do with any OS. Are you sure you can't set the
> brightness in the monitor - seems very strange if you can't.
Is there not a brightness control on the side of the monitor? The last time I played with one of these, a couple of years ago, there was just that one control near the power switch I think. Everything else had to be controlled using some proprietary software.
Steve Cook (Yorvyk)
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