notify brightness level [custom]

notify-send " " -i notification-display-brightness-low -h int:value:50 -h string:x-canonical-private-synchronous:brightness
Brightness indicator to be used in scripts that adjust brightness [especially sys that doesn't support automatically]

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By: totti
2013-01-18 14:24:40

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