mate-power-backlight-helper - helper application for MATE's power management backlight control

mate-power-backlight-helper [ --help ] [ --set-brightness ] [ --get-brightness ] [ --get-max-brightness ]

mate-power-backlight-helper is a helper utility for controlling the backlight of TFT displays via the MATE power manager userspace daemon.

The mate-power-backlight-helper requires to be run with root privileges.

Show summary of options.
Set the given brightness.
Get the current brightness.
Get the number of brightness levels supported.

mate-power-manager (1).

This manual page has been written by Mike Gabriel <> for the Debian system (but may be used by others).

21 April, 2014