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i18n unittest Quality Gate Status release

Auto change screen brightness using webcam on pc's that don't have ambient light sensor.

Installation

Head on to the latest release and download an asset of your choice.

deb

Type dpkg -i autobrightness*.deb

windows

Unzip and put autobrightness.exe file to somewhere of your choice.

macos

unzip

standalone

You have a unix executable in zip file.

source

Unzip the file and goto directory where setup.py is. Type pip install .

Note that also you have to add executable to your window manager startup.

Usage

Type autobrightness to run. The tray icon will appear and you will see settings window.

settings window

Command line arguments

usage: autobrightness [-h] [-v] [--start | --set] [--config CONFIG]

Auto change screen brightness using webcam.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help       show this help message and exit
  -v, --version    show program's version number and exit
  --start          Start the daemon
  --set            Set brightness and exit
  --config CONFIG  Use alternative config file instead of .autobrightness in
                   home directory.

Settings explanation

Language

Application language.

Backend

Technology to reach screen brightness.

  • sysfs: Default backend for *nix systems. You have to select correct interface.
  • powercfg: Default backend for Windows. You have to select GUID of Display Brightness.

Gain

Adds the value you selected from here to calculated brightness. For example; if you select 5%, brightness of your screen will be 5% more.

Camera

Camera number or path. If you have 1 camera only, just type 0.

Interval

If you select 30 seconds from here, your screen brightness will be adjusted every 30 seconds.

Shortcut

Keycode(ex: 123), key name(ex: f12) or key combination(ex: ctrl+f12).

Max brightness on full screen

Sets brightness to maximum value when a full screen application(video, game...) on the screen.

Set brightness on startup

Calculate and set brightness one time on application startup.

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