Pushing UI fixes and display blanking
smd.seandavis at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 12:47:24 CEST 2014
Maybe we could prevent turning the display off? I'd say it'd be rather
undesirable to disable the display that is currently in use... especially
when the user can't find their way around in the dark to turn it back on.
Just my thoughts. :-)
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:48 AM, Harald Judt <h.judt at gmx.at> wrote:
> Hi Simon,
> Am 01.08.2014 09:38, schrieb Simon Steinbeiß:
> > On Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:55:01 +0200
> > Harald Judt <h.judt at gmx.at> wrote:
> >> Since you did not comment on or object to the following two commits, I
> >> will simply cherry-pick them into master, then continue working on the
> >> blanking/dpms:
> > Great, thanks! :)
> > By the way, I got some interesting feedback today in #xubuntu-devel
> > from Sean Davis (bluesabre) who's regularly testing the daily builds of
> > xfpm. Seemingly on his laptop he can completely turn off the brightness
> > with the slider in the panel-plugin. I can't reproduce that, I guess
> > it's a combination of hardware/kernel/driver?
> > Do you have any clue if we can (know about this and) prevent that,
> > Harald?
> > Cheers
> > Simon
> I can turn off the brightness completely too, using the slider or the
> brightness keys. It's because the kernel supports this, brightness=0 is
> completely dark, that is the backlight is really off. It's also the way
> it works when the kernel handles the brightness keys.
> `Experience is the best teacher.'
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