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Keyboard backlight keeps going on in Ubuntu There is a command that worked for me Linux Mint 18 on akernel 4. Amazingly, I find I am unable to delete the file, or write using e650 – even via “sudo” I hope you find a solution to your keyboard issue and thank you again for your comment! Motherboards are the same for all systems, with the exception being for Intel or Nvidia graphics.

Finally, has the user powered the system completely off and depl Have a great weekend, -JD.

There is a Keyboard Backlighting Control Panel. Sometimes some compressed air applied to the delp area can help dislodge dust that can inhibit keystrokes I had this issue on my Lenovo X and compressed air helped.


My previous Dell M had a nice one and now my Dell M pictured has one too. The odd thing is that sometimes they work without a problem.

Instead I did the following:. How satisfied are you with this response?

This sets the light to level 2. Change it to whatever you wish. Another thing on Dell laptops including my XPS 15, is that the backlight dims and goes off after 10 seconds idling.

Dell M USB 3. It sounds like you are already aware that many Dell models share keyboards and it is often simply a matter of taking out a non-backlit keyboard and replacing it with a backlit version for example on the Dell M series.

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The default setting is to dim the keyboard back light after 10 seconds of no key press. This site in other languages x. Merudo Dec 14, Wiped off Windows 10, with immense joy by the way, and installed Ubuntu Did this solve your problem?

No, the backlight should be a part of the keyboard, not the motherboard. I have attempted other fixes but this seems to be the only one that worked for me.


dell – Keyboard backlight keeps going on in Ubuntu LTS – Ask Ubuntu

I need to know how to turn them back on. This worked for me. If it’s disabled, there is no way you can use a shortcut to turn it on, you will need to turn it on in the BIOS first. Commander BackligutOct 17, Was the old keyboard backlit and if so was the backlight working correctly on the old keyboard?

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I don’t know why yours wouldn’t work because it should – try reseating it a couple times maybe? Robin24kOct 17, DennismungaiNov 12,in forum: Humm, that is very odd. I have the same question