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Set Startup Display Brightness in Linux Mint 14

May 16, 2013

How to Set Startup Display Brightness in Linux Mint 14

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo apt-get install xbacklight

3. Open the Startup Applications Preferences menu.

4. Click the Add button and add the following information:

Name: Brightness
Command: xbacklight -set 60

5. Replace 60 with whatever brightness level you prefer.

Additional Linux Mint Resources

Linux Mint Blog
Linux Mint Documentation
Linux Mint Downloads
Linux Mint Forum
Linux Mint Site

Did this tip help you? Got a question or a better way to do it? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

For more information, see the original article:
How To Force Set Display Brightness On Startup Under Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 14/13 | Up Ubuntu


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2 Responses to Set Startup Display Brightness in Linux Mint 14

  1. Ryan on May 16, 2014 at 6:09 am

    Yes! Works perfectly, and the value (60) seems to be the reduction in brightness at startup

  2. Dan on April 10, 2014 at 5:35 pm

    Thank you.

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