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Turning off Asus M50S light sensor

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

As I’ve recently gotten this nice laptop, I’ve found that the light sensor really makes more problems then it solves so I’m shutting it down in both Windows (Fn+A) and in Linux.
Under linux all you need to do is:

echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/asus-laptop/ls_switch

This fix is valid only for the current session, to persist the settings just install sysfsutils and then in /etc/sysfs.conf put