Overly bright video with Intel 82865G

Tino Keitel tino.keitel+xorg at tikei.de
Thu May 8 04:35:52 PDT 2008

On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 14:30:22 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> I have an Intel 82865G connected to a display via VGA and every time i
> play video (VLC, mythfrontend playback) the video is overly (unusably)
> bright. The rest of the desktop (bootop, GDM, fluxbox, mythtfrontend)
> are all ok. This is with the 2.6.18-53.1.14.el5 kernel package.
> I would like to get video to play at or about the same
> brightness/contrast as the rest of the computer.


you can use xvattr to change settings like brightness and contrast of
the XV output. You can also set these in mythfrontend.


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