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Razerblade ubuntu

general

See Roland Guelle’s excellent Razerblade HOWTO and the various xipherzero pages.

keeps on sleeping after suspend

sudo bash
echo 'GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="button.lid_init_state=open"' >>  /etc/default/grub
update-grub

Keyboard lights

Install the dorky keyboard drivers and the dorky GUI.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openrazer/stable
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:polychromatic/stable
sudo apt update
sudo apt install polychromatic
sudo gpasswd -a plugdev user

This is reasonably smooth, but you can get into various kernel-module difficulties.