Comment 89 for bug 954661

I have ha several friends report that using xfce on fedora 3.10.3 also
resolves the problem. I am curious if it is gnome related.

On Thursday, August 1, 2013, c0h1b4 wrote:

> I confirm after several tests that v3.11.rc3-saucy fixes the problem. It
> works perfectly now. Great job.
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> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/954661
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> Title:
> backlight brightness not adjustable by default on Dell XPS 13
>
> Status in Dell Sputnik:
> New
> Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
> Fix Released
> Status in “linux” source package in Precise:
> In Progress
> Status in “linux” source package in Quantal:
> In Progress
> Status in “linux” source package in Raring:
> Fix Released
>
> Bug description:
> The backlight brightness is not changeable by default on a Dell XPS 13
> running Precise beta 1 (or later). If I run the following command as root,
> I can adjust the brightness:
> /bin/echo 0 > /sys/class/baclight/intel_backlight/brightness
> However, I must do this whenever I turn on the computer or resume it
> from suspend.
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.17.0-1ubuntu4
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-18.29-generic 3.2.9
> Uname: Linux 3.2.0-18-generic x86_64
> .tmp.unity.support.test.0:
>
> ApportVersion: 1.94.1-0ubuntu2
> Architecture: amd64
> CompizPlugins:
> [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,resize,place,move,wall,grid,regex,imgpng,session,gnomecompat,animation,fade,unitymtgrabhandles,workarounds,scale,expo,ezoom,unityshell]
> CompositorRunning: None
> Date: Tue Mar 13 20:56:36 2012
> DistUpgraded: Fresh install
> DistroCodename: precise
> DistroVariant: ubuntu
> ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes, whatever it takes to get this fixed in
> Ubuntu
> GraphicsCard:
> Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated
> Graphics Controller [8086:0116] (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
> Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:052e]
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta amd64
> (20120301)
> MachineType: Dell Inc. Dell System XPS L321X
> ProcEnviron:
> TERM=xterm
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
> SHELL=/bin/bash
> ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-18-generic
> root=UUID=6a0a6c9c-fb29-446a-8806-e431d38c95e8 ro quiet splash
> i915.i915_enable_fbc=1 i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 pcie_aspm=force vt.handoff=7
> SourcePackage: xserver-xorg-video-intel
> UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
> dmi.bios.date: 01/30/2012
> dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
> dmi.bios.version: A02
> dmi.board.name: 085X6F
> dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
> dmi.board.version: A00
> dmi.chassis.type: 8
> dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
> dmi.chassis.version: 0.1
> dmi.modalias:
> dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA02:bd01/30/2012:svnDellInc.:pnDellSystemXPSL321X:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn085X6F:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvr0.1:
> dmi.product.name: Dell System XPS L321X
> dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
> version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.7.0+bzr3035-0ubuntu1
> version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
> version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.30-1ubuntu1
> version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 8.0.1-0ubuntu2
> version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
> version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 8.0.1-0ubuntu2
> version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.11.4-0ubuntu6
> version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev
> 1:2.6.99.901+git20120126-0ubuntu2
> version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati
> 1:6.14.99~git20111219.aacbd629-0ubuntu2
> version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel
> 2:2.17.0-1ubuntu4
> version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau
> 1:0.0.16+git20111201+b5534a1-1build2
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