relight

2016-03-31 14:34 UTC
  • Xyne

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Description:

Save and restore backlight settings.

Latest Version:

2015

Architecture:

  • any

Optional Dependencies:

  • dialog: for relight-menu support

Arch Repositories:

  • [xyne-any]
  • [xyne-i686]
  • [xyne-x86_64]

AUR Page:

relight

Arch Forum Thread:

156597

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About

This package contains some tools for setting screen brightness directly via the /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video* interfaces. It contains the following:

relight
Save or restore current backlight settings.
relight.service
Systemd service to restore previous settings at startup.
relight-menu
Dialog-based menu for setting screen brightness.

Relight Help Message

$ relight --help

About
  /usr/bin/relight - save and restore backlight settings

Usage
  /usr/bin/relight <cmd> [<profile>]

Commands
  save:    save current backlight settings for all screens
  restore: restore saved backlight settings
  clear:   clear all saved settings and remove settings directory
  list:    list all profiles

  gen_conf: generate configuration file
  del_conf: delete the configuration file

  help | --help | -h: display this message and exit

Profile
  Profiles can be used to save and restore custom settings. There are up to
  3 default profiles, depending on the system. These are used automatically if
  no profile is given.

  default: The default profile if the AC adapter status is unavailable.
  adp:     The profile used if the AC adapter is online.
  bat:     The profile used if the AC adapter is offline.

CHANGELOG

2015-05-03

  • moved settings dir from /var/tmp/relight to /etc/relight

2013-05-09

  • added profile support

2013-03-06

  • added support for adapter-dependent savestates
  • added support for user-configurable intervals to wait for /sys/ interfaces
  • new options gen_conf and del_conf to configure intervals
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