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Hi i have a malibal lotus p150em-se running Ubuntu 12.04 the backlit keyboard is no longer lit after i suspend. Any ideas on keeping it lit after suspend and also if it would be possible to get the other colors my keyboard is capable of working.

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You should try this driver: http://sourceforge.net/p/clevo-wmi/wiki/Home/

More information can be found here: http://forum.notebookreview.com/linux-compatibility-software/708796-clevo-p150em-p170em-sager-np9150-9170-backlit-keyboard-driver-beta-testers-needed.html

Lighting up after suspend, changing colors and patterns, all works for me.

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Working like a pro got my keyboard on random right now thanks so much for this –  user577732 Mar 5 '13 at 5:15

You can re-enable the backlight by pressing Fn (function) + * on the number pad.

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wow i'm amazed any idea if there is any support now for changing the colors? even if not thanks a ton glad this works! –  user577732 Sep 5 '12 at 4:25
    
System76 released a new laptop (the Bonobo Extreme) that appears to use the same keyboard. I downloaded their newest system76-driver and the previous one from their website and did a two-way diff, but did not see any changes that would cause the keyboard backlight to work. –  AndrewX192 Dec 26 '12 at 22:59
    
does it work to switch out the colors? I would love to be able to change the keyboard colors under ubuntu –  user577732 Jan 6 '13 at 22:45

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