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#1 2013-05-27 19:04:02

Frostlock
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From: Belgium
Registered: 2013-05-27
Posts: 34

MacBook Pro - Enable keyboard backlight

#Test using the lines below in a terminal
sudo su
echo 255 > /sys/class/leds/smc::kbd_backlight/brightness
echo 0 > /sys/class/leds/smc::kbd_backlight/brightness

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#2 2013-05-31 18:12:01

Poohblah
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Registered: 2013-05-29
Posts: 13

Re: MacBook Pro - Enable keyboard backlight

Awesome writeup! I tested it and confirmed that it works on a MacBook Air. However I have not set these particular keybindings permanently because I find the backlight to be obnoxious and a waste of battery, but that is just personal preference.

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#3 2013-05-31 19:03:35

Frostlock
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From: Belgium
Registered: 2013-05-27
Posts: 34

Re: MacBook Pro - Enable keyboard backlight

Thanks for testing!

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#4 2013-07-15 08:52:12

Distrohopper79
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From: Braunschweig
Registered: 2013-05-08
Posts: 5

Re: MacBook Pro - Enable keyboard backlight

sudo apt-get install pommed

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#5 2014-08-30 08:33:57

nwjlyons
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From: Belfast, UK
Registered: 2014-02-07
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Re: MacBook Pro - Enable keyboard backlight

Last edited by nwjlyons (2014-08-30 08:42:19)

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