Questions tagged [keyboard-backlight]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
33 views

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)....
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
661 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
130 views

Asus GA502DU-BR7N6 Backlit Keyboard not working Ubuntu 20.04

Just recently installed Ubuntu on my Asus laptop and unfortunately the backlit keyboard isn't working. Currently I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 Beta, but this also did not work in 18.04.4 Inputting xset ...
0
votes
1answer
160 views

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
1
vote
1answer
89 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
146 views

keyboard backlight not working on Asus Rog G Zephyrus G GU502DU kernel 5.3.0-29-generic

I tried all the threads I could find, e.g. Asus ROG Zephyrus Keyboard Backlight not working and I could not manage it to work. I just have asus_lightbar and WiFi in the sys/leds (no mention to kbd ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Can't change keyboard backlight

Whenever I use Fn key to change keyboard backlight, this message appears in dmesg: [ 4576.015256] ------------[ cut here ]------------ [ 4576.015278] WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 8968 at /build/linux-hwe-...
1
vote
0answers
383 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
515 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
91 views

how to make the backlight keyboard turn on when typing

I have an ASUS ux501 vw laptop with UBUNTU 18.04 unity. Does anyone know how to make the backlitght keyboard activate when you type and when you stop doing so it turns off? I have this function in ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
126 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
295 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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=...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
5answers
8k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
212 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
207 views

keyboard backlight - Sony VAIO [duplicate]

On my laptop PC with dual boot I am unable to activate the keyboard backlight when running Ubuntu, although it works fine in Windows. How can I get my backlight to work under Ubuntu? Here are the ...
5
votes
1answer
6k views

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)
0
votes
0answers
63 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
7k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
692 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
485 views

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....
1
vote
1answer
566 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
193 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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/...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
110 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
715 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
580 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
794 views

Asus fx553vd keyboard led brightness hotkeys not working

I have an Asus fx553vd laptop with the very recent mainline kernel(4.13.9), bios: GL553VD.302 and ubuntu 16.04 All the hotkeys on the keyboard work and also show On-Screen-Notification. But on ...
1
vote
1answer
620 views

Enable/press scroll lock at login screen

I have an illuminated keyboard, I have to press the scroll lock key for it to light up, how can I enable this at the login screen? I see there is a similar thing for NumLock here (question 776961) ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

Where can I find the keyboard shortcut settings for the brightness keys?

Why does the Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts not show keyboard or screen dimming and brightening controls? Is this something that simply the community hasn't written the code to display it for? Or is ...
4
votes
2answers
10k views

Asus ROG Zephyrus Keyboard Backlight not working [duplicate]

I'm having quite the time getting my keyboard backlights to work on my ROG Zephyrus laptop. Some of the F# keys do not respond their dedicated function when holding the Fn key. Specifically the key ...
1
vote
0answers
760 views

Keyboard backlight not working on Ubuntu 17.0 on a Sony VAIO

I recently installed Ubuntu 17.04 on my rather old Sony VAIO. When it's booting, the keyboard backlight enables when I touch a key and disables itself after a certain timeout. However, the moment ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Asus ROG GL702VM ACPI Keyboard Backlight

i'm trying to power on the keyboard backlight on my new laptop but every attempt has miserably failed. I've tried to use xset but nothing happens. I've been able to manually set the capslock led on/...
1
vote
1answer
512 views

ThinkPad Backlit Keyboard and TrackPoint Not Working After 17.04 Update

I've been solely using Ubuntu GNOME on my Thinkpad X250 since version 15.10. TrackPoint and Backlit Keyboard ever since functioned completely fine. (I've been upgrading my Ubuntu every six months.) ...
0
votes
2answers
639 views

Numeric pad stops working after turning on keyboard backlight with 'xset led on'

Numeric pad stops working after turning on keyboard backlight with 'xset led on'... I have also 'tried xset led 3' with the same result.I'm using 16.04 and a Cooler Master Devastator II keyboard. Any ...
1
vote
0answers
354 views

My laptop keyboard backlight keeps turning on every time when I boot it up

I am new to Ubuntu environment, can someone help me? Even though I have disabled the backlight using the function key but no luck... Also, I have checked the BIOS settings and shows that the keyboard ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

how could i turn on backlight keyboard on Lenovo T450s

i'm hoping somebody could help me. I was trying to turn on my backlight laptop keyboard on lenovo T450s ubuntu 16 LTS, i had googling with nothings found,i tried FN+space and xset led 3.. please Help, ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

How to get my laptop keyboard lights to stay on? (Acer Aspire E-15)

I want to know how to get my built in laptop keyboard key lights to stay on all the time. right now, when i enable my keyboard lights (Fn + F9) it only stays on for about 30 seconds after I type ...
1
vote
1answer
369 views

Ubuntu keyboard backlight problem on Dell Vostro 5568, on battery works normally, on AC behaves strangely

My problem is that Ubuntu turns off the keyboard backlight automatically after 1 second or less if I didn't touch the touchpad, when running on AC. On battery it works normally (and Ubuntu waits 1 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Keyboard backlight turns on by itsself, Lenovo T440s

Since the last kernel update to version 4.4.0-34 on Ubuntu 14.04, running on a Lenovo T440s, the keyboard backlight turns on by itself randomly. Does anyone encounter the same problem and/or knows ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Fn + F3 / F4 backlight keys for keyboard brightness not working in Asus laptop?

I'm using ASUS K501U with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Gnome-shell 3.10.4. The keyboard brightness doesn't work, since keys fn + f3/f4 have no effect. Is it a way to fix that?