GNOME Power Applets
7.1. Brightness Applet
The brightness applet allows the user to change the brightness temporarily without changing the default policy. This may be useful if you have got a laptop without brightness buttons, as you can now change the brightness easily.
You will not get the slider if your hardware is not supported.
7.2. Inhibit Applet
The inhibit applet allows the user to prevent the computer auto-sleeping when inactive. This may be required with old or proprietary programs such as VMWare or Matlab. Just click the icon for the auto-suspend to be inhibited, and click it again for normal operation.
Don't use this applet if you just use GNOME software, instead file a bug to make the application use the Inhibit() and UnInhibit() methods as this should 'just work'.
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