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Brightness keys on Macbook 5,2 in Ubuntu 16.10

Seems like every time I upgrade my MacBook which runs Ubuntu to the latest release I lose the functionality of the brightness keys which are supposed to increase and decrease the brightness of the screen. I always have to run around to figure out that all I need to do is:

Create a file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-nvidia.conf with the following content:

Section "Device"
Option "RegistryDwords" "EnableBrightnessControl=1"
Identifier "Device0"
EndSection

and reboot.

Post #10 on https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-input-evdev/+bug/1006453

Last saved: 12/11/2016
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