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Intro
This is a common problem in recent distributives of linux, according to my searches online.

Description
After a fresh installation of Mint (xfce version, a very pleasant lightweight operating system) on [yet another] my laptop, I noticed that the brightness of the monitor was low.

Sometimes the system did respond to pressing brightness buttons on the keyboard (Fn+Brightness Up/Down), but the response was weird and chaotic.
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TLDR
After I’ve successfully installed a second OS (Gnu/Linux Mint Cinnamon) to my Windows 7 PC from a USB thumb drive, the computer still boots into Windows 7 only.
When USB drive is inserted back into the machine, it shows the boot menu with Linux Mint and Windows 7.

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