background led on laptop

Declan Moriarty declan.moriarty at
Thu Jan 23 09:35:33 PST 2003

On Thursday 23 January 2003 15:03, somebody wrote
> hello
> is there a trick to turn off the background leds on my laptop when
> runnign on X ?
> the screen turns off in console after a piece of time ( 5 min i
> think?) and the background led are off then but whe running X, it
> also gets black, but the background lightings are not turned off. is
> it a matter of X, can i set a flag somewhere in a conf file, or is it
> a matter of laptop model and therefore should be asked on a ppc
> mailing list (it is an apple powerbook wallstreet ) ?
> respectfully benjamin

There is some dodge but I forget it. Join the linux-laptop list on or a mac list for a week and ask there ;-). It's 
something you write to to switch, IIRC.

	Declan Moriarty
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