Acer Laptop Bightness and Volume Hotkeys not working!

Mike C. miguelmclara at
Wed Jul 3 00:30:33 UTC 2013

On 06/23/13 23:57, CeDeROM wrote:
> Hey :-) For my Dell laptop the backlight is controlled by hardware,
> unlike sound keys where you can assign them to use
> xf86audiovolumeup/down (or similar) to interact with mixer. I would
> search for automatic backlight hothey that would block manual control,
> or BIOS settings (like automatic backlight) or maybe new BIOS would
> fix that problem..?
> Best regards,
> Tomek
> --
I don't hae any BIOS settings for this... I have the most recent version
of my bios but this Ultrabooks don't really have many options :)

The keys work on windows, and I don't find any driver related to it on
the website... very odd...

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