Screen brightness settings doesn't work for "Never"

Bug #868011 reported by Zach Swasey on 2011-10-05
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

1. Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2
2. gnome-control-center 1:3.2.0-0ubuntu4
3. I expected my screen to never start to dim and eventually turn off, but it starts to turn off IMMEDIATELY when "Never" is selected from the Screen -> "Turn off after.." menu.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gnome-control-center 1:3.2.0-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.19-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Oct 4 20:51:24 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-control-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta amd64 (20110901)
ProcEnviron:
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SourcePackage: gnome-control-center
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-29 (5 days ago)
usr_lib_gnome-control-center:
 deja-dup 20.0-0ubuntu3
 gnome-bluetooth 3.2.0-0ubuntu1
 indicator-datetime 0.3.0-0ubuntu1

Zach Swasey (area51mafia) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Robert Roth (evfool) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #863038, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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