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    Just Joined! Solvision's Avatar
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    Dec 2006
    Harbin, China

    Function Keys??? How to?

    Hey Guys

    I was wondering how to get the blue function keys to work in linux.

    I know you can program some of them. But the function (Fn) button plus a key with blue writing on it, how do you get it to work? Volume control for example, or play, forward and back....

    Any ideas?

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    Look for a Hot Key package, not sure if Fedora has one.
    I use openSUSE with my Acer Laptop and have them working
    with there ACERHK package.

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    ruston, la
    I just installed Fedora 7 yesterday and was wondering the same thing. The Function key for screen resolution works fine, but the others do not.

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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    Try configuring your laptop to use the "Trust Wireless Multimedia" (I think that's the name).

    It generally works for all of the function keys, I find it the most generic for all keyboards. Aside from the BIOS Fn controls such as battery the other keys like volume should work.

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