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KEYBORD BACKLIGHT IN UBUNTU 22.04

where is keyboard backlight option in ubuntu 22.04 it was in power section in setting in previous version?? after installing sudo apt install brightnessctl It is not showing anything shows device not ...
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asusctl on Ubuntu 22.04 not working on Asus ROG Strix G513QY

After upgrading ubuntu from 21.10 to 22.04 the keyboard leds have been shutoff and it's almost impossible to see key labels. No leds with this model is a poor choice. The leds cycle as normal when ...
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How permanently disable keyboard backlight on Ubuntu 20.04

I have installed Ubuntu on Gigabyte Aorus pro B560M motherboard. It worked fine at first but then and after resetting the BIOS(to fix a networking issue) now it has an annoying behavior of keyboard ...
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rgb not working on keyboard GS66 STEALTH SERIES

I can't get the rgb to work on my keyboard and tried with msiklm and with msi-keyboard and not find my keyboard in ubuntu 22.04 with kernel 5.15.0-25-generic Will they have any solution?
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How to turn off keyboard and lid lights for asus rog ubuntu 20.04 in SLEEP mode?

I have a ROG Strix G731G and I already downloaded and use the rogauracore from this repository https://github.com/wroberts/rogauracore.git. I use the sudo rogauracore black mode and the lights are off ...
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MSI GS66 Stealth RGB Keyboard lighting not working

I have a MSI GS66 Stealth laptop but the RGB lights are not working at all. I tried different packages including the OpenRGB and MSIKLM. I tried all the steps on https://gitlab.com/CalcProgrammer1/...
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Msi-keyboard light

I have msi stealth 15M. Sadly the msi dragon center does not work on ubuntu. Hance i cant disable the keyboard lights that drain my battery very fast. Any idea how I can fix this problem? I tried to ...
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Disable Keyboard Backlight on Thinkpad T440S at login

Thinkpad T440S running Ubuntu 20.04 with MATE desktop (not Ubuntu MATE flavor). At boot the keyboard backlight is off, but when the user logs in, it comes on full bright. I want it to be off without ...
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Allow mouse movement and/or keyboard to trigger keyboard backlight

Currently, in order to trigger my keyboard backlight, I'm required to press the dedicated backlight button. I know that the backlight is located at /sys/class/leds/asus::kbd_backlight. I'd like to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04. How do I turn on the keyboard backlight of my 2010 model Acer Aspire 5745?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I have an old Acer Aspire 5745-7247 I purchased back in 2010. I looked at the Ubuntu keyboard shortcut options in the keyboard settings, and keyboard backlight isn't listed ...
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External keyboard backlight not working in Ubuntu 20.04

I used turned on my keyboard backlight by entering xset led named "Scroll Lock" in terminal till two days ago. But now it doesn't work... backlight is not turning on! (I mean I cannot turn ...
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Keyboard doesn't light up when touchpad is used

So I recently dual booted my system with Ubuntu 20.04. It's a HP Pavilion gaming version. The keyboard I'm talking about is builtin keyboard of the laptop. While in Windows whenever I used the backlit ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 - Keyboard backlight problem after suspend/wake up

I have the Asus ROG Zephyrus 2021 version G14 (GA401QE) which I received FreeDOS and using it dual boot with Windows 10 installed first and then Ubuntu 21.04 with kernel 5.13.4. I had trouble with ...
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How to make ubuntu remember my keyboard backlight brightness setting?

I have a logitech g413 keyboard and I can control the backlight brightness with fn + f7. Every time I reboot my PC the birghtness goes back maximum instead of maintaining what I had previously. Is ...
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How to enable control keyboard backlight in xmonad?

I'm using xmonad -tiling window manager- and lux to control backlight but keyboard backlight via fn doesn't work. Does anyone know a solution? Thanks for help.
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keyboard backlight ubuntu 21.04

I've just upgraded my ubuntu from focal fossa to the recent version 21.04 but now my external keyboard backlight is not working. It was working previously using "xset led on" on terminal and ...
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Controlling keyboard backlight

My laptop has different colors for keyboard backlight. I used Aura Core in Windows 10 to change my keyboard backlight. How can i change it in Xbuntu?
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how to control rgb lighting on ASUS TUG FX505DT laptop

I recently installed ubuntu 20.10 on my laptopIs there any way to control my laptop's built-in RGB keyboard?
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How do I enable keyboard backlight in Ubuntu 20.04.02 on Dell G5 Laptop?

I recently bought a Dell G5 laptop which came pre-installed with Windows OS. However, I removed Windows OS and install Ubuntu 20.04.02 LTS on it. Now, I'm unable to get the keyboard backlight to work ...
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Enable/disable universal access mouse keyboard keys, it's different (led keyboard)

First of all, let me say that it is different. I've found the "solution" present in this question but it does not work for me, probably because I'm using a led keyboard in Ubuntu. So let me ...
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Keyboard backlight at login screen

So I have a keyboard with a LED backlight. I can enable to backlight with xset led 3 I placed it in the .bashrc file and after I login, the backlight enables. Great. However, it would be nice to ...
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How to control Logitech G915 TKL keyboard lighting in Linux Ubuntu?

Logitech doesn't have an official driver for controlling the LED effects for Ubuntu. Is there any custom solution working (For example keyleds, openrgb, solaar, libratbag, anything else)?
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How do I change the color of my RGB LED backlit keyboard?

I have a custom-built Sager laptop (which is really a great laptop). It has a factory-installed backlit keyboard that can display every color in the Web spectrum, but after installing Ubuntu 20.04, I ...
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if I install Ubuntu on my Macbook will the apple logo still light up?

I have a Macbook and would like to know if and when I install ubuntu on it will the apple logo on the back of the screen still turn on?
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How to disable backlit keyboard in Ubuntu 20.04 (Dell Latitude)

I would like to disable the keyboard backlight on a Dell Latitude E5570. According to the official documentation this should be possible by selecting "disable" for the corresponding BIOS ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Lenovo laptop keyboard backlight

I am currently running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo E595 laptop. I swapped out the physical keyboard with one that is backlit (confirmed by the presence of the "key" light label on the spacebar)....
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Enabling keyboard backlight on Sony VAIO on Ubuntu 20.04

By default keyboard backlight doesn't work on Sony VAIO on Ubuntu 20.04 After changing the value to 1 at /sys/devices/platform/sony-laptop/kbd_backlight It works. But the value changes to old value ...
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How to control RGB lighting for Asus ROG laptop's built-in keyboard?

I have been looking for a solution to this problem for quite some time but I haven't managed to find any fixes. I have an Asus ROG Strix G731GT laptop running a dual-boot of Windows 10 & Ubuntu ...
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turn off aura lightsfor asus rog ubuntu 18.04

I am using ASUS ROG g531gd How do I turn off the ASUS ROG Aura lights, they are really eating up my battery. New versions of BIOS settings do not allow me to turn off the lights
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My K570UD laptop does not have asus::kbdbacklight!

Actually i can't change the keyboard backlight in my laptop Asus K570UD and when i search under /sys/class/leds/ and NO asus::kbdbacklight Can anyone help me? $ lsmod | grep asus asus_nb_wmi 28672 ...
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Keyboard backlight not working Lenovo Legion Y720

I have dual booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04LTS on 2 partitions of my SSD respectively. The default red keyboard backlight comes on for a few seconds during BIOS startup but then disappears before ...
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Cannot Control Keyboard Backlight With FN combination keys

I have a newly bought ASUS TUF FX505GD with backlit keyboard. It came with WIN10 preinstalled but installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS alongside it. But unfortunately right after installing ubuntu I noticed I ...
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How to turn off display without turning off the keyboard blacklight?

I want the keyboard backlight to be on when the computer sleeps. So I want to know how to turn the display off while the blacklight is on. Or how to turn on the keyboard blacklight while the display ...
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Driver for keyboard light not working

https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/ee/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/legion-series/legion-y540-15irh/downloads Is there a way to enable keyboard light, please let me know how I might install the driver ...
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Turn on the keyboard backlight with Night Light mode?

Is it possible to turn on the keyboard backlight automatically when the Night Light is activated?
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How to enable keyboard backlight for Ubuntu 18.04 OS on Lenovo Thinkpad L480 laptop

I have tried this option sudo gedit /etc/dbus-1/system.d/org.freedesktop.UPower.conf and change setting <allow send_destination="org.freedesktop.UPower.KbdBacklight" send_interface=...
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can't turn on backlit keyboard 18.10

I seem to find very old threads and results when googling. I have an Asus UX331UAL and my keyboard brightness worked fine when I used Manjaro KDE. Now when I have Ubuntu 18.10 they keystroke ...
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Keyboard backlight Ubuntu 18.10 not working

I have a problem with the new version of Ubuntu. I used to have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS version, but I decided to change to the normal version and update it to Ubuntu 18.10. Since then I can't turn the ...
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Security risk with scripts that write to /sys/class

I was looking for a way to make my laptop's special keys work with i3-wm. I ran into this post and used the script there to create my own. This is what I came up with for the screen brightness (on my ...
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Dell keyboard backlight is not working

I saw that the keyboard backlight was not working. How can that be fixed? Hardware/OS Dell Latitude E6540 Kubuntu 16.04 (xenial)
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F10 key is always turned on in Ubuntu 18.04

F10 key is always turned on in ubuntu 18.04 but not in windows. I am currently using duel boot ubuntu with windows 10. I am newbie in ubuntu and don't have any knowledge of this type of problems . I ...
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AlienFX on Ubuntu?

I'd like to be able to run Alien FX on my computer to change the lights on my Alienware MX 14 R2. I see several links in a Google search, but none of them seem to work. This one looks promising, but ...
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RGB keyboard back light turns off when Ubuntu boots (MR X6Ti)

I have a laptop custom called a TRACER II built by a company called CyberPowerPC. As I understand it they are just a rebranded version of MR XTi Laptop by MechRevo. My laptop is dual-boot. In Windows ...
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Can't turn on backlight for Cooler Master Devastator II Keyboard on Ubuntu 18.04?

I have followed this link https://ubuntu-mate.community/t/cm-storm-keyboard-and-mouse-solved/9816 . I used this command sudo xmodmap -e 'add mod3 = Scroll_Lock' but it's showing me following msg ...
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Windows programs that need access to hardware

I am using a Lenovo Y720 laptop, which needs a specific program called Lenovo Nerve Sense to be able to light up the keyboard backlight. What I have tried so far: Wine does not work, it says dllhost....
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Problem with keyboard back-light on Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on ThinkPad T450s

I'm using Ubuntu Mate 16.04 with ThinkPad T450s. When I login into Ubuntu, keyboard back-light is on, then I turn it off, then after spending idle time when I touch to any key, keyboard back-light ...
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turn off keyboard back-lit on Gygabyte Sabre 15

I've recently buy a Gygabyte Sabre 15 computer and intalled on it Ubuntu 16.04 with Gnome. It seem this computer is realy not ready for linux beacaute i've many problems to make ubuntu work correctly ...
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How do I turn off backlight of keyboard?

I've tried xset led 3, xset led off, xbacklight -set 00, sudo find /sys/devices/platform/ -name leds returns nothing, so I couldn't try that. sudo find /sys/devices -name leds returns /sys/devices/...
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Lenovo Legion Y720 laptop Keyboard backlight

I just moved from Windows to Ubuntu, but I cannot get the keyboard backlight to work at all. On Windows there was a specific program for controlling the backlight. I have searched for days now without ...
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Unknown image appearing on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having the following appear and disappear in the middle of my screen after a new installation of Ubuntu 18.04: It alternates with one whose bottom bar is "full". I don't know what this is, and ...
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