||General Commands Manual
xbacklight - adjust backlight brightness using RandR extension
xbacklight [-help] [-display display] [-get] [-set percent] [-inc
percent] [-dec percent]
Xbacklight is used to adjust the backlight brightness where supported. It
finds all outputs on the X server supporting backlight brightness control and
changes them all in the same way.
Keith Packard, Open Source Technology Center, Intel Corporation.
- Print out the current backlight brightness of each output with such a
control. The brightness is represented as a percentage of the maximum
- -set percent
- Sets each backlight brightness to the specified level.
- -inc percent
- Increases brightness by the specified amount.
- -dec percent
- Decreases brightness by the specified amount.
- Print out a summary of the usage and exit.
- Print out the program version and exit.
- -time milliseconds
- Length of time to spend fading the backlight between old and new value.
Default is 200.
- -steps number
- Number of steps to take while fading. Default is 20.