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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 lightning 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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Num pad doesn't work when I turn my Keyboard leds ON

I am using an offbeat slayer keyboard with ubuntu OS. initially, I was unable to turn the backlit LEDs on my keyboard. I found I can control them using xset command, but when I turn the led ON my NUM ...
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How to Turn off Fn button light off on keyboard which is always on

The led on my Fn button remains always on after powering on my Asus X512DA laptop. How to turn this led off?
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how to disable auto key board backlight turn on?

I have installed Ubuntu Mate 20.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad e15. I can control key board backlight through Fn + space key, but once I switch off leds, after some time (sleep to wake up) it will turn on ...
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Backlit keyboard not lighting up when notebook plugged to external monitor

I'm writing about a strange and clearly not severe issue I'm experiencing with Ubuntu 20.04 I have installed this distro on my Mi Air 12.5" 2019. Everything works properly, included the Fn ...
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ASUS RGB Lighting

Currently trying to get RGB Lighting to work on my onboard Asus Laptop. How to control RGB lighting for Asus ROG laptop's built-in keyboard? Used that and got it up and running and currenly ...
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Inspiron 13 keyboard backlight keeps turning on

My keyboard backlight keeps turning on after boot and resume from suspend. I checked and tried all solutions on this site but it didn't work. (Including this one. Dell XPS 13 9343 - keyboard backlight ...
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fn key and up and down arrow key stopped working!

I dual booted my LG Gram laptop a few weeks ago, but today the fn key and the up and down arrows stopped working all of a sudden. Now I can't switch to Windows 10 nor can I change the volume, ...
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Open Source keyboard configuration software recommendation?

My keyboard (Cosmic Byte Triton) does not have a dedicated linux driver. To configure it properly(rbg and additional keys) I installed its Windows driver via Wine. But Wine did not work because of non-...
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Wine does not recognising my USB keyboard. I tried wine regedit as well. What do I do?

My keyboard (Cosmic Byte Triton) does not have a Linux written driver. To configure it properly I installed its Windows driver via Wine. But Wine is not able to detect the keyboard. The app keeps ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa (LTS) - Toshiba Satellite P850-ST3NO1 backlit keyboard not working

I'm using a persistent LiveUSB of Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa on my Toshiba Satellite P850-ST3NO1 laptop. When I boot to the USB, and I'm in the GRUB menu, the backlit keyboard is actively working. ...
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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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How to prevent the keyboard backlight from turning on when the laptop is woken from sleep?

I have a Thinkpad 470 and I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on it. I don't like to keep the keyboard backlight on during daytime because I want to save battery among other things. What I have noticed is ...
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How do I turn off the backlight on my keyboard? (2011 sony vaio PCG-41217N laptop)

This question exists for some other sony vaio laptop models (without answer); I haven't yet seen an answer for the sony vaio PCG-41217N laptop. The suggestion to execute xset led off doesn't disable ...
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cant disable Sager np9390 Keyboard Backlight

I want to disable my Sager keyboard backlight in /sys/class/leds I only have scrolllock numlock and capslock. It should be able to change colours and brightness but it's stuck at the default blue I ...
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SSL error when attempting to install custom kernel module

I recently purchased a Clevo P950HR on which I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have managed to get most things running on it, except for the keyboard backlight, which annoyingly I cannot turn off. ...
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Control keyboard backlight indicator in Ubuntu 17.10

My keyboard has variable automatic keyboard backlighting -- it adjusts the light intensity to the environment. I just upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10. Ubuntu now flashes a keyboard backlight icon every time ...