Brightness up/down keys stopped working?

David Rosenstrauch darose at
Mon Jun 26 15:57:30 CEST 2017

On 2017-06-20 6:07 pm, Vinzenz Vietzke wrote:
> Am 20.06.2017 um 17:46 schrieb David Rosenstrauch:
>> I'm not sure what triggered this, but it looks like some recent 
>> upgrade
>> has disabled the XF86MonBrightnessUp & Down keys, and I think the 
>> issue
>> might be limited to XFCE.  (When I run xev under XFCE, it never
>> registers that key press.  But when I launch fluxbox in VT8 and run 
>> xev
>> there it does.)
>> Anyone aware of any recent release that might have caused this?  (And,
>> if so, how I might fix it?)
> Hi,
> what distribution, which xfce version? Plus: what machine are you
> running it on?
> vinz.

Arch Linux, XFCE 4.12.1, Kernel 4.11.6, running on a Dell Latitude E7470.


More information about the Xfce mailing list