brightnessctl on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Last updated: June 05,2023

1. Install brightnessctl package

This guide covers the steps necessary to install brightnessctl package:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install brightnessctl

2. Uninstall / Remove brightnessctl package

Learn how to uninstall brightnessctl package:

sudo apt remove brightnessctl
sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Details of brightnessctl package

Package: brightnessctl
Architecture: amd64
Version: 0.5.1-2
Multi-Arch: allowed
Priority: optional
Section: universe/misc
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: nicoo
Installed-Size: 45
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.27)
Recommends: brightness-udev
Filename: pool/universe/b/brightnessctl/brightnessctl_0.5.1-2_amd64.deb
Size: 12204
MD5sum: e2520b5716e77de4d68f0eb25fa62916
SHA1: 8036c1c81321d3ba0f3d954dde30481ad508d266
SHA256: 3163801a997331c39a1323e3ca758111d182ae28ff15b0c40f4e8f160cd2cfb0
Description: Control backlight brightness
Description-md5: 046f77125da8cf4af53960488f1445e4