Lost Keyboard Illumination [RESOLVED]

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JerryC58
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Lost Keyboard Illumination [RESOLVED]

Post by JerryC58 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:29 pm

Two weeks ago I noticed my keyboard illumination quit working. The only thing I am aware of at that time was Linux Mint 19.1 had me do several system updates all at once. I went in BIOS and turned illumination back on and let it re-boot. At the beginning of the boot the keyboard lit up. When the boot got to the point where the Linux Mint logo with the 5 dots below appeared, the keyboard light went out.

The laptop is a Dell Inspiron 5559 16 GB memory 256 GB SSD with legacy option enabled in ROM. I built this machine in April and the keyboard lighting has worked until 2 weeks ago.
How do I fet me KB to lite up?
Last edited by JerryC58 on Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:16 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Lost Keyboard Illumination

Post by sleeper12 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:07 pm

Is there an illumination key on the keyboard, F10 maybe or Fn & F10?

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Re: Lost Keyboard Illumination

Post by JerryC58 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:15 pm

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! These tired old eyes needed that (I'm 79).
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Re: Lost Keyboard Illumination [RESOLVED]

Post by sleeper12 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:02 pm

:D Glad it worked for you :!:

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