mate-power-backlight-helper(1) helper application for MATE's power management backlight control


mate-power-backlight-helper [ --help ] [ --set-brightness ] [ --get-brightness ] [ --get-max-brightness ]


This manual page documents briefly the mate-power-backlight-helper command.

mate-power-backlight-helper is a helper utility for controlling the backlight of TFT displays via the MATE power manager userspace daemon.

The mate-power-backlight-helper requires to be run with root privileges.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

Show summary of options.
--set-brightness BRIGHTNESS_LEVEL
Set the given brightness.
Get the current brightness.
Get the number of brightness levels supported.


This manual page has been written by Mike Gabriel <[email protected]> for the Debian system (but may be used by others).