The future of Power Management - together with Activities

Dario Freddi drf54321 at
Sun Oct 2 19:07:30 BST 2011

On Sunday 02 October 2011 20:03:47 Stefan Majewsky wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 7:58 PM, Dario Freddi <drf54321 at> wrote:
> > I still haven't found a "you're
> > right" after a thousand times I've been explaining the only real saver
> > you can configure is brightness, and this kinda concerns me.
> You are indeed right. (Funny thing is that brightness is the single
> point of confusion with power management for me. I sometimes dim the
> display when in dark rooms, and when the battery goes down and
> Powerdevil changes from Powersave to Aggressive Powersave, it restores
> the brightness of the last Aggressive Powersave session and actually
> brightens my display. Not to say this is something you can do much
> about.)

Agreed. This concern is completely valid and there is also a bug filed against 
that. Needless to say that with the new approach we will be 100% sure when 
we're switching to a more conservative profile, and brightness handling in 
this regard will be much more reliable. In short: expect that to be fixed :)

> Greetings
> Stefan


Dario Freddi
KDE Developer
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