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another X and monitor question

Neither reset or setterm were effective.  The terminal type is linux. 
The screen is much dimmer than -half-bright on makes it.  It may be a
hardwear issue.  This system has an ET4000 chipset  on the video card and
a KDE 17" monitor.  I have to beboot the system to get the brightness


On Tue, 2 May 2000 15:03:30 -0400 (EDT) Mike Bilow
<mikebw at> writes:
> This is hardware-specific, and you may have an APM issue which needs 
> to be
> fixed by recompiling the kernel.  You may also simply have the TERM
> (bash) or term (tcsh) environment variable set incorrectly.  If you 
> can
> run X on an i386 machine, you probably want "linux" for the terminal 
> type.
> The command you are looking for is "setterm -half-bright off" but 
> you need
> to see "man setterm" for the details.  Your distribution may not 
> include
> the "setterm" command; Debian provides it as part of the required
> "util-linux" package which is handled by initial installation.
> -- Mike
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