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Toshiba Satellite P850 FN-Keys not working

I could solve several other issues with my laptop thanks to this forum. The only thing I can't figure out is the non working FN-Keys for the brightness. Volume control is fine. Two things I found out ...
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How to decrease step of XF86KbdBrightnessDown and XF86KbdBrightnessUp handlers on Ubuntu

My hardware supports full 256 steps of screen brightness. Unfortunately Ubuntu's default brightness driver uses wrong steps: I need to increase granularity of steps in the dark end of the spectrum, ...
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Brightness stuck at full after suspend HP Pavilion G6 12.04

I have an ongoing problem with my linux install where brightness seems to get stuck at full after my laptop suspends. Before suspend, the hotkeys work fine. After suspend the hotkeys still bring up ...
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Ubuntu 13.10- Brightness hotkeys not working

I recently upgraded to Ubutnu 13.10 with a fresh install. It used to work fine with the last Ubuntu install I had (12.04). All of my normal hotkeys work (sounds, wireless, displays) except for the ...
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Why isn't there an easy way to change key bindings?

Whenever I search for a way to change key bindings in Ubuntu, the only thing that comes up is xbindkeys. I'm sure that program is good for complicated bindings, but all I want to do is use the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on a Samsung 900X3C keyboard light and hotkey light

i have a Samsung np900x4c and I've installed ubuntu 13.10. But i have problems. 1.Problem: I can use my hotkey for example wifi on/off so i can turn off the wifi but the led status doesnt change it ...
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Delay pressing volume or screen bright buttons

I have a ASUS NS53, running the last version of Lubuntu right now, 13.10. All the keys works fine, but when I press the volume buttons, or screen buttons, there is a random delay of 1 second (For ...
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Fn key combination *suddenly* stopped working for brightness only

I've looked at most of the questions relating to enabling hardware brightness control under Ubuntu with the Acer Aspire S3 laptop; initially these fixes worked, under the initially installed kernel ...
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Some Fn keys completely messed up in Toshiba Satellite L845

The brightness +/- fn key and the one for changing to an external monitor are messed up. If I try to press any the system will suspend for 3 seconds and then return asking my password to unlock the ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 Screen Brightness Fn Keys

I have a Samsung Series 9 NP900X3C, which has a Intel HD Graphics 4000 chip. When I use the the Fn keys for changing the brightness, it shows me a nice OSD and sets the value in ...
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239 views

Brightness hotkey doesn't work properly on my hardware

I have a System 76 Gazelle Pro notebook. Sound hotkeys work correctly but not brightness one. When I push Fn+F8, it displays the ubuntu notification about brightness going down but the real ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - gnome-settings-daemon crash and problem with fn keys

I know there are many questions similar to this, I've been reading them and searching for a solution for 2 days but no luck so far. I have a Samsung NP550P5C laptop and just installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 ...
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Keyboard shortcut script not working

I finally gave up on getting my FN+up and FN+down keys to change my screen brightness on my laptop. I took a brightnessup.sh and brightnessdown.sh script and put them in /etc/acpi and then went to ...
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1answer
490 views

How to hotkey the brightness settings

I want to hotkey certain often used brightness settings under ctrl+ F7 through F10. I can already change it with the therminal. To be able to do this I ran the following command chmod 666 ...
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1answer
105 views

writing a script, making it executable then assigning it keys

I have a Samsung np700z5a and have managed to get most features working but would love to get the keyboard backlight keys working. I have tried several methods including through the terminal. I have ...
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1answer
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How can I turn down the sensitivity of my brightness slider?

How can I make the brightness change in smaller increments? I red this before (How to increase the screen brightness control sensitivity?), but I didn't find the solution to help in my case. My ...
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1answer
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How to link a custom keyboard shortcut to a bash script in Ubuntu 13.04?

As an Ubuntu 13.04 user I had myself as well various problems and incompatibilities with this newest version of Ubuntu. One of these is that the Brightness bar has suddenly disappeared from the ...
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Brightness buttons not working on acer aspire 5750

I have a acer aspire 5750 and im running Ubuntu 13.04 and my brightness buttons are not working all of a sudden. they were working about 2 weeks ago but one day i tried and they were broken. i did ...
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Switch off display as minimum display brightness

How can I switch off the display when I reach the lowest brightness level with the brightness hotkeys? I filed a bug about switching off the display on Launchpad long ago, but I hope there is a ...
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Custom Keyboard Shortcuts Not Working

Hi I have created two custom keyboard short cuts as my brightness settings have disappeared since installing Nvidia Driver. These two short cuts are as follows: name: brightness_up command: ...
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272 views

Brightness control Fn keys vs Gnome extension

So I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony Vaio Laptop and have been sometimes having a strange "laggyness" in the brightness control with the standard Fn keys (Fn + F5 and Fn+ F6), which I guess is ...
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1answer
703 views

Keyboard backlight command by percentage

I want to make a keyboard shortcut to increase and the decrease the keyboard backlight brightness. The command I have for full brightness is: echo -n 100 > ...
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2answers
671 views

Brightness shortcut doesn't work right on an Acer Aspire 5750G

I have an Acer Aspire 5750G with Ubuntu 12.10. I have a problem with the brightness shortcut. If I press Fn+Right Arrowand Fn+Left Arrow, the brightness actually changes but not in the right way. On ...
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What commands will change my screen's brightness?

I'm trying to re-keybind some of my function keys as I never use them for multimedia purposes, however I'm not sure as to what command I'd need to put it to increase/reduce the brightness, I'm talking ...
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1answer
588 views

Brightness keyboard buttons do not work on Asus 1225c

I have problem with my new netbook. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I can't use my brightness key's (Fn+F5/F6). When i use them OSD appears and indicates the increase or decrease of brightness but ...
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1answer
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Screen brightness keys don't work

I read the same problems but I didn't find an answer. I can change my brightness by slider in "brightness and lock" but when I press the key button it goes to lowest level and when I press the other ...
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2answers
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How to increase the amount of steps of brightness adjustment-key

The screen of my laptop (Dell Vostro 3460) supports 16 levels of brightness: Not only according to the manufacturer, but also as is clear from two OSs: Both Windows 7 and Ubuntu (dual-booted) support ...
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Brightness level issues

About two updates ago, everything with brightness was working perfect! But since then, the Function keys for brightness(Fn + up and Fn + down) are not working... I mean the brightness reduces only ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to set a hotkey to change screen brightness? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the shortcut to adjust brightness? The brightness keys on my laptop are not recognized by Ubuntu, which is a common problem for a variety of laptops, is ...
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1answer
648 views

Remap function keys to commands?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung Series 9 (900X3A-A03), and changing the brightness through the function keys or the brightness control UI causes flickering and general instability, so I have a ...
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2answers
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Brightness keys F4 and F5 not working on Dell XPS 15.6 Laptop

Please provide me a solution how to fix this?
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1answer
896 views

Brightness keys don't work on a Toshiba Satellite L655

I have a laptop toshiba satallite L655 with ATI Radeon HD 5650. I have a problem in my super key for the brigthness. When ever i press FN+f6 or FN+f7 to increase or decrease the light, nothing ...
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1answer
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Why don't my Fn keys work for brightness or media after upgrading?

I recently upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. After the upgrade, I can no longer adjust the screen brightness or the volume using keyboard (before the upgrade, using Fn+F4, Fn+F11, etc. worked). Using ...
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How do I make Fn+f2/f3 change the brightness on my HP dv7-6135dx?

The problem described below riddled me for quite a while and couldn't find a straight forward answer anywhere online. I have found a solution and I would like to use this post as a documentation ...
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How can I change the percent of screen brightness that changes every time I press the shortcut?

When I press Fn+F6 the change in brightness is too big. How can I make it move less than it does now? (Let's say, half that, for example.) (11.04/Gnome. I'm on proprietary nvidia drivers.) EDIT: I ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to set the brightness of my desktop PC using key shortcuts?

I don't really know what relevant information to post here... I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 with unity enabled using free drivers for the Nvidia card FX-5200 256MB (private drivers don't work). I'm using ...
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1answer
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How to change the shortcut to adjust brightness?

I want to make my own shortcut to increase or decrease brightness. I don't like the default shortcut of my HP laptop (Fn + F7 to decrease and Fn + F8 to increase). Is it possible?
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1answer
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How to get back the brightness-notification when changing brightness via hotkeys?

Some Ubuntu-versions ago, there was a Popup that showed up while changing the brightness on my Asus V6V with FN+Key. It has been gone since (I guess) 9.04. When changing the Audio-Volume, I still have ...