brightd - daemon which regulates brightness of LCDs dynamically

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name brightd
Package version 0.4.1
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 79 B
Download size 14.00 KB
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The idea is taken from the way Macs behave: If a user is inactive for
a certain time, it automatically darkens the screen.
It is designed for IBM/Lenovo Thinkpads, but works with every display
which is controllable via /sys/class/backlight/.


Package Version Architecture Repository
brightd_0.4.1-1_amd64.deb 0.4.1 amd64 Debian Main
brightd - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libx11-6 -
libxss1 -


Type URL
Binary Package brightd_0.4.1-1_i386.deb
Source Package brightd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install brightd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install brightd




2014-02-07 - Andrew Shadura <>
brightd (0.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release, pick up from an old package by
Evgeni Golov <evgeni> (Closes: #419329).

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