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Game brightness setting not reset on game exit

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Posted 08 April 2018 - 08:47 AM

Hi All,

I have noticed that since 4.3.3 upgrade, when I exit the game, my brightness setting does not revert to what it was before running the game.

ie: I have my in-game brightness much higher than my desktop. When I exit the game, I have to go into settings and change it. Actually, what I do is swap from external monitor to built in monitor (laptop) then revert to external monitor, and I am back to normal.

Note, this did NOT happen in 4.3.2. On a slightly related note, on 4.3.2 I was unable to adjust brightness on my laptop screen, only on the external monitor.

OS: Ubuntu 17.10
Desktop: Gnome 3.26.2
Graphics: Nvidia GTX970M
Monitor: LG 34" ultra wide curved (they're shit, don't buy one)

Anyone else have this happen ?

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 03:05 PM

I have the same thing now actually.

Every single time I open urt I have to adjust the brightness and sometimes I have to do it multiple times. Sometimes it's even coming back every 30 seconds or so (coming back I mean lowering the brightness again). I have a good system and no problem with other things and are not running many programs in the background.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 05:58 PM

Are you guys playing on fullscreen or borderless window mode?

Ive been playing on fullscreen with r_gamma 2.6 for ages, and recently (after the 4.3 update) added a 2nd monitor to my setup, but i dont have this issue. (not yet at least :)

I do recall originally playing on fullscreen because with windowed mode it would also affect the OS settings as described, which was just horrible to look at.
And since alt tabbing just takes a fraction of a second anyways, i didnt bother with it.
Sorry for my bad spelling - I am still asleep. :)

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Posted 10 April 2018 - 02:55 AM

Yeah I always play fullscreen.

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Posted 10 April 2018 - 08:52 AM

Yep, full screen mode.


I also noticed that when I run the game, the desktop brightness goes up for a split second before the game splash screen displays.

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Posted 20 April 2018 - 08:04 AM

FYI: just installed some OS updates and the problems seems to be fixed, wahoo !

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Posted 20 April 2018 - 05:37 PM

Using a more modern version of the engine should fix all these issues.

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Posted 07 May 2018 - 11:03 AM

My issue turned out to be caused by flux, even though I disabled flux for in-game.

So all good!

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