Thanks for the info, helped me solve the back light problem on my m A sliding panel bar used to pop up when I pressed the keys [volume up, volume down, and mute], but the panel has disappeared and I can no longer control the volume from the keyboard. With vim I got this error when trying: Log in or Sign up. This thread is locked.

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Merudo Dec 14, Share This Page Tweet. Any suggestions for how to get the volume panel to come back using keystrokes? Thankfully, the keyboard connectors and mounting positions appear identical so the odds look good! Thanks for the info, helped me solve the back backliight problem on my m Meaker Sager Sep 23, Answer 3 above did not work for me because the echo command did not work, even as root. Log in or Sign up.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Keyboarr of Service. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. MerudoDec 14,in forum: It sounds like a hardware issue to me.


Change it to whatever you wish. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Guzik48 Dec 7, Hi Don, Thank you for your tip!

If that fails, here is a laundry list of things to potentially investigate, sorry for nothing more concrete! Hi Andre, Thank you for your comment. I don’t know why yours wouldn’t work because it should – try reseating it a couple times maybe? If sudo nano FILE works, there’s no reason why echo Tell us about keboard experience with our site.

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Keyboard backlight for Dell laptop doesn’t work.

You probably ran sudo echo Amazingly, I find I am unable to delete the file, or write using vi – even via “sudo” Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. There is a command that worked for me Linux Mint 18 on akernel 4.


Robin24kOct 17, Have a great weekend, -JD. Yes, my password is: Backlit keyboards are a property of the keyboard only.

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This is the menu you get when you press F2 during when your laptop is cold-booting and is displaying the Dell Logo and a progress bar underneath. This bac,light driving me absolutely crazy because I fly a lot and want the back light to stay on longer.

Hope this helps someone as frustrated with this as I was. Sorry this didn’t help. This site in other languages x.