Multimedia keys!

Buck xfce at
Fri Apr 1 12:46:16 CEST 2005

Well, yes. That's exactly what happens, keysym 0x0, Nosymbol. I
assumed that if xev reacts to button being pressed, then these buttons
are already recognized. That was wrong! Guess modifying xmodmap files is
the only way to go. Lineak is a neat thing although in my case it's
useless, since it's FreeBSD here, not Linux... Might also try
xbindkeys, didn't know of that before.

Thanks everyone for suggestions!

> Le vendredi 01 avril 2005 à 12:48 +0400, Buck a écrit :
>> Hello.
>> Has anyone tried binding multimedia keys in the Window Manager? I
>> can't seem to make this work - keys would neither get 'identified'
>> (Window Manager just puts a blank space there) nor actually work. Any
>> tricks I should employ to get them working?
>> Buck
> Hi Buck,

> It seem your multimedia keys are not recognised.
> Launch xev in a terminal and look at the output when typing a key.
> You should find ...(keysym xxxx, Name)....
> If you got (keysym 0x0, Nosymbol) for your multimedia keys, you'll have
> to map them.

> 2 ways for doing this:
> - using xmodmap to give a name to your key and then bind this key in
> xbindkeys or in xfwm4. Google is your friend. I'm not using this.
> - use lineak : I think it's an easy way
> to configure multimedia keys

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