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Sparky Backlight

Sparky Backlight is a small tool which lets you change the desktop brightness via the panel’s tray icon.

The tool is targeted to small window managers such as JWM or Openbox, but can be used on any desktop.


 sudo apt-get install sparky-backlight

Then reboot your system to load the tool to the tray.

Sparky JWM users need to add the command:


to the file:


There is a startup section on the end of the file. Then re-login or restart JWM.

Sparky Backlight

sparky_backlight.txt · Last modified: 2023/11/13 21:28 by pavroo