Screen dims on battery
I see an answer to 'Brightness sliders do not appear in power manager using 8.04' at:
I have a similar problem with my Dell using the Live CD with 10.04, but the solution there does not work (probably because a Dell laptop does not have a /sys/devices/
The Battery Tab in my Power Management Preferences Menu does not have a slider for screen brightness, and when I <Fn> <up arrow> to manually increase the screen brightness, it promptly dims again very quickly. If the battery is at half-charge, maybe in 30 seconds or less.
What I would like is some way of indicating that I do not mind running the battery down, but instead would prefer to have an experience similar to that when I plug in my Latitude D630.
Many thanks in advance.