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Battery vs AC
Authored by: pauljlucas on Jan 29, '04 01:43:11AM

What I want is the ability to set a certain screen brightness level based on whether the PowerBook is currently running on battery of AC power, e.g., when on battery, 50%; when on AC, 100% brightness.

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Dimming the screen
Authored by: bakalite on Jan 29, '04 02:21:01AM

I don't know what your guys problem is with using the keyboard to do this. It is fast and easy and works. What is a hassle is that on my Tpb there doesn't seem to be a way to set the processor speed to respond to load. It's either full or reduced, so it sucks down power while you are sitting there reading a web page.



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Dimming the screen
Authored by: pauljlucas on Jan 29, '04 10:38:39AM
There is no "problem" with using the keyboard. It just seems silly to have to constantly be adjusting it. I have my CPU set to full speed on AC power and reduced on battery. I should also be able to set the screen brightness in the control panel for different power sources.

Under Linux, you can run any script you want upon a power status change.

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