Linux on ThinkPads
- Posts: 23
- Joined: Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:21 am
- Location: Grimstad, Norway
As mentioned, I came from a macbook pro. The t470s have an illuminated keyboard, But it doesn't seem to have any intelligence attached to it. Is it an ambient light sensor that you can use to control it or something? same goes for the screen.
Currently Thinkpad t470s i5-7300u and Thinkpad t61p T7700
Previous: Thinkpad x61s L7500, Thinkpad a22p and Thinkpad 365x
- Senior Member
- Posts: 707
- Joined: Fri Jun 11, 2004 9:53 pm
- Location: Hong Kong
Unfortunately there is no ambient light sensor for Thinkpads thus far.
Neither for the LCD, nor the illuminated keyboard.
But it does not take too long to adjust for this manually; just a few key presses will do!
BTW, you do know that there are two levels of intensity for illuminated keyboard lighting, right?
Daily Driver: X1 Carbon 4th Gen (X1C4): i7-6600U 2.6GHz; 16GB DDR3 1866 MHz; 1TB PCIe-NVMe SSD; 14" WQHD 2560x1440; LTE EM7455 Mobile Broadband; Win7 Pro 64bit
Current Thinkpads: X1C4 | X1C3 | X250 | X230 | T410
Retired Thinkpads: T42 | 560 (circa 1996)
~~IBM Thinkpad era computer bag !
- Posts: 18346
- Joined: Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:17 am
- Location: Mt. Cobb, PA
My X230 has the best of both: a backlit keyboard (Off/dimmed/bright) AND a Thinklight!
Lovely day for a Guinness! (The Real Black Stuff)
Check out The Boardroom for Parts, Mods and Other Services.
- Posts: 1160
- Joined: Sun Aug 09, 2015 9:25 am
- Location: N. Bellmore, ny
1: I doubt mojik cares too much about the ThinkLight coming from a MacBook.
2: If he really want's one, modding one in is not too big of a hassle. This guy modded one in to his Dell Netbook.
Welcome to the jungle, we have FrankenPads
If you want it you're going to bleed, but that is the price to pay
And you're a very rare mobo, very hard to get
You can see the blinky lights, but you won't get them for free.
- 4 Replies
- 1275 Views
Last post by dr_st
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:09 pm
- 0 Replies
- 2110 Views
Last post by ZaZ
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:16 am
- 2 Replies
- 662 Views
Last post by w0qj
Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:19 am
- 8 Replies
- 1084 Views
Last post by Thinkpad4by3
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:47 am
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests