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Offline mick

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How to dim desktop monitor
« on: August 12, 2019, 09:12:36 am »
Ok I feel ridiculous for asking this, but how do I dim my monitor on a desktop computer with peppermint OS? I’ve never had any trouble with this on my laptop with  peppermint, but I just added peppermint to an old dell desktop that I picked up somewhere and I can’t figure out how to do it. The keyboard does not seem to offer any obvious help. Everything else seems to work fine. The monitor is a gateway with no obvious buttons either.  ::)

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Re: How to dim desktop monitor
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 10:08:59 am »
Couldn't you just squint ?

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If you right-click the power-manager icon (in the system tray, by the clock) is there a slider to adjust the brightness ?
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Re: How to dim desktop monitor
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2019, 10:11:49 am »
if that does not work you can probably use

https://forum.peppermintos.com/index.php/topic,3668.0.html

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Re: How to dim desktop monitor
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2019, 10:24:47 am »
Third option

Install brightness-control-simple
https://launchpad.net/~apandada1/+archive/ubuntu/brightness-controller/+files/brightness-controller-simple_1.2.8-0~201904191018~ubuntu18.04.1_all.deb
(this is for Peppermint 9/10)

But check the power manager option (in my first response) first
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