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It is able to: * Detect loss and gain of AC power, lid closure, and the press of a number of specific buttons (on Asus, IBM, Lenovo, Panasonic, Sony and Toshiba laptops). * Suspend, hibernate and resume the computer, with workarounds for hardware that needs it. * On some laptops, set screen brightness.
This is a library of various acpi functionality that we're confident will work on most systems. Eventually, we'd like to be able to work out what we can do based on machine type.
Handling of obsolete configuration files/scripts ------------------------------------------------ Since dpkg doesn't not remove conffiles that are no more provided by the current version of the package, we have to disable them manually so that they don't create troubles. Older versions of this package renamed all these files by adding a ".obsolete" extension. Newer version only rename those file more»
TouchPad ^^^^^^^^ The asus-touchpad.sh scripts uses xinput to toggle the touchpad device. That's why the xinput package is suggested by acpi-support. Please make sure xinput is installed if you experience any problems with touchpad toggling. Michael Meskes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Volume keys ^^^^^^^^^^^ On most Thinkpads with a fairly recent kernel (tested from 2.6.30 upwards) more»
How to enable the ACPI daemon support for Toshiba ACPI enabled laptops ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ more»
acpi-support (0.137-5) unstable; urgency=low * Removed leftover packaging files coming from the U more»
This package written and debianised for Ubuntu by Thom May <email@example.com> based on work by Mat more»