Is there a brightness-control panel applet for xfce4 that uses the DDC protocol to control an external monitor (i.e., similar to the brightness-control applet in Budgie, which also seems to adjust the color temperature on a second slider)?
I’m using a desktop (not laptop) with an external LED (not LCD) monitor, so the Power Manager applet does not work for this purpose.
Edit: brightness-controller-git works for me, and adds itself to the panel when run. I just need to change its icon so I can see it against the dark panel.
I bet you will get fun on EndeavourOS … first Thread self-solved
Thank you, sir. Problem-solving might be one of my inherent traits. Of course I feel a little silly for asking a question and then finding my own good-enough answer a little while after. But maybe that will save someone else some time.
I have an LG external LED monitor, and on Windows I used LG’s OnScreenControl app to adjust brightness, primarily to boost the brightness for watching movies and turn it back down for regular use. The brightness-control-git works at least as well as that, and can also adjust the color temperature (I don’t remember whether LG’s OSC app can do that).
At the moment I’m on a temp install, because I’m expecting a new hard drive tomorrow. I might go back to Budgie for my DE, but I also like xfce4 a lot.
“torn between two desktops”