HAL addon for keyboard backlight and light sensor
The hal-applesmc package, available in the mactel ppa, adds support for keyboard backlight via the applesmc sysfs interface.

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  • sudo apt-get install hal-applesmc
  • Restart X (logout)

Only needed for hardy and intrepid

Source

git clone http://bitmath.org/git/hal-applesmc.git
Please send patches to: patches@bitmath.org
04Nov2010