powertop --calibrate off the brightness of the screen

Bug #1603797 reported by cirelli fabrizio on 2016-07-17
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
powertop (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

I start powertop --calibrate and it switch off the brightness of the screen, so PC becames unuseable.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: powertop 2.8-1build1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-31.50-generic 4.4.13
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-31-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Sun Jul 17 19:16:12 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-02-23 (144 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20160222)
SourcePackage: powertop
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

cirelli fabrizio (cirelli94) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in powertop (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in powertop (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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