backlight(1)
backlight(1) General Commands Manual backlight(1)

NAME

backlightSimple program to control backlight brightness of laptops in Linux.

SYNOPSYS

backlight [-hv] [up | down]

DESCRIPTION

backlight supports one display, the first one found when scanning /sys/class/backlight/*/brightness.
Brightness is controlled using an exponential scale to provide a smooth transition from max to min.

OPTIONS

-h
Show program help text
-v
Show program version

COMMANDS

up
Increase brightness
down
Decrease brightness

FILES

/sys/class/backlight/*/brightness.

SEE ALSO

https://github.com/troglobit/backlight/

AUTHORS

Joachim Nilsson ⟨mailto:troglobit@gmail.com⟩.
July 18, 2019 backlight (0.1)