Ubuntu – Keyboard backlight keeps going on in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Dell Latitude E6540 and my keyboard backlight is keeps going on after some time even after I switch them off using the shortcut keys (Fn+->).
Thanks in advance for any help.

Best Answer

echo 2 | sudo tee /sys/devices/platform/dell-laptop/leds/dell\:\:kbd_backlight/brightness

Worked for me I have a new 2in1 Inspiron 7568.

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