Backlight utility for Linux
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README.md

brightness

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Backlight utility for Linux

Screenshot

Screenshot

Install

go get gitlab.com/tslocum/brightness
cp ~/go/bin/brightness /sbin/brightness
sudo visudo

Add the following line to your sudoers file to use brightness without entering a password:

%wheel ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /sbin/brightness

You may need to modify %wheel to match the superuser group of your system.

Usage

sudo is required to modify brightness. It is omitted below for clarity.

Set

brightness 60
brightness 80%

Decrease

brightness -10
brightness -20%

Increase

brightness 10
brightness +20%

Interactive

brightness -i

Supports input via Vim keybindings, arrow keys and mouse.

Support

Please share issues and suggestions here.