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no keyboard backlight in asus laptop

asked 2018-10-20 23:41:30 -0500

rudrab gravatar image

hi, can someone kindly help me with kbd-backlight issue? It was working with f28, but not with f29

setleds: Error reading current flags setting. Maybe you are not on the console?: ioctl KDGKBLED: Inappropriate ioctl for device


xset led 3

has not made any change. My laptop is asus build. Any help, please?

NB. I don't know what else to report. Please ask.

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answered 2018-11-06 08:55:32 -0500

It's a bug in upower. See this report:

It has been corrected upstream, so it should be solved when when the relevant package will be updated. In the meantime, see the workaround proposed in the comment 12 of the report.

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