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Jeff Johnson

Adjust Mac OS X display brightness from the Terminal - Matt [Danger] - 0 views

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    One of the classrooms I maintain is comprised of 2.4Ghz iMacs (MB323LL/A) that are dual booted with Windows XP and Mac OS X. Sometimes when the workstations are restarted from XP to OS X the display brightness gets changed to its dim power saver setting. This requires the user manually increase the display brightness by pressing the F2 key, which is inconvenient. I haven't been able to determine the cause of this issue so I wanted to create a login hook to increases the brightness as a temporary fix. OS X doesn't ship with a command line utility that let's you change display brightness. Fortunately, Nicholas Riley has written a utility that uses OS X frameworks to accomplish this quickly and easily. Here's the code
Jeff Johnson

iShowU - for OS X 10.4 (Tiger) - 1 views

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    Great teaching site!
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    Need to show something to someone? iShowU is your answer! iShowU is designed to record anything on your screen, instantly - both audio, and video! If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a movie is worth a million. Imagine the time you'll save writing Grandma an email about how to magnify her dock when you can just shoot a movie in seconds.
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