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Re: [opensuse] Using multimedia keys with openSUSE 10.2?
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 16:54:11 -0500
  • Message-id: <1165787653.14529.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2006-12-10 at 17:50 +0000, Hugo Costelha wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone know what is need for the keyboard multimedia keys to work?
> I have selected a keyboard model compatible with my multimedia keyboard. If I
> open kmix I can configure the special keys "+" and "-" (located on the
> keyboard top part) of my keyboard to raise and lower the volume respectively
> (when I press them to configure the shortcuts, it appears XF86AudioRaiseVolume
> and XF86AudioLowerVolume).
> However, pressing the configure keys after the configuration is complete does
> not do anything!!!
> Running xev, it shows XF86AudioRaiseVolume and XF86AudioLowerVolume when I
> press the above mentioned keys. This used to work in previous versions, at
> least in another computer (I didn't try those keys on this one with the
> previous SUSE).
> Ideas?

Look for a package called lineak on the install media. Also install
the kde extensions. There is a third party app called SVEN which you
can Google for.



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