Dimming the display

Is there a way to dim the display w/o locking it and bring it up on touch again?

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Currently I do not have much time to play around with my Librem 5 but still hope you’ll find some, in order to give us/yourself adequate answer, therefore here at least some tips (before using preferable set command) that should serve as good starting point:
gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.session idle-delay
gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.screensaver lock-enabled
gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power idle-brightness
gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power sleep-inactive-ac-timeout
gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power sleep-inactive-battery-timeout
gsettings range org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power sleep-inactive-ac-type
gsettings range org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power sleep-inactive-battery-type

Thanks for your hints. I set/changed:

gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power sleep-inactive-battery-timeout 60
gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power sleep-inactive-battery-type 'blank'

This as expected blanks, while on battery, the screen after 60 secs. But, there is no way to bring it on again, other than pressing the power button which brings you to the screen asking for the unlock password/pin.

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Is there a setting for how long after the screen blanks the session locks? I say “session”, I don’t know the exact term, but I’ve seen the setting on gnome distros.

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gsettings list-keys org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power 
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Everything done within your post is all right (as second step). It is just that you want to blank your screen many minutes after dimming it. Therefore as first step you need to focus on how to set and when to get dimmed your inactive screen, for example after 25 seconds.

Challenge that you want to solve is to “bring it up on touch again” after having Librem 5 screen dimmed might still remain, remain problematic to get again working brightness of the Librem 5 screen (with tap to wake dimmed one) within time-frame until/before this Linux phone goes into blank or even suspend mode.

Much better explanation of what I called “first step” is here: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/504955/dim-screen-when-inactive-purpose.

Please start here (as I cannot help much):
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.session idle-delay 15
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.screensaver lock-enabled false −− to change lock from true

Moving forward from there is still relatively unknown to me, at this point of time. And please rely only on your working progress, not mine, those are just some starting points that I wanted to share with you.