LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 07-17-2006, 01:50 AM   #1
nykey
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Tg-Jiu, Romania
Distribution: OpenSUSE 11.1 / echo "Windows XP" > Trash
Posts: 360

Rep: Reputation: 30
Multimedia Keyboard, additional buttons don't work


Hi. I have an Acer multimedia keyboard, this is my output from 'lsusb'
Code:
root@nykey:~# lsusb
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 09da:0006 A4 Tech Co., Ltd Optical Mouse WOP-35 / Trust 450L Optical Mouse
Bus 004 Device 003: ID 04a5:7008 Acer Peripherals Inc. (now BenQ Corp.)
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
root@nykey:~#
A couple of years ago, in SuSE I think using Gnome my buttons did work, I'm specially interested in my sound control button which should mute my sounds if pressed, or raise/lower my volumes if I turn it left/right. Currently I'm using Dropline Gnome, mingled with the Keyboard options in Preferences but couldn't find anything. I'm thinking it should work somehow knowing it did so long time ago, but what's the cache ? If someone could point the road I would greatly appreciate it. Thx.
 
Old 07-17-2006, 10:00 AM   #2
zborgerd
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Distribution: Slackware / Dropline GNOME
Posts: 378

Rep: Reputation: 30
Have you tried the Keyboard shortcuts tool under "Desktop/Preferences/Keyboard Shortcuts"? If your keyboard is a standard multimedia keyboard that doesn't require any special programming, then it should work fine.
 
Old 07-17-2006, 11:23 AM   #3
nykey
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Tg-Jiu, Romania
Distribution: OpenSUSE 11.1 / echo "Windows XP" > Trash
Posts: 360

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
got it working, thanks. i know that under destkop - preferences - keyboard shortcuts i needed to bind the keys, but my additional buttons waren't recognized, untill i recompiled my kernel and added support for it that is :P.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
multimedia keyboard buttons on linux??? Sammael Linux - Hardware 5 06-26-2006 01:00 AM
Program for keybinding of Multimedia buttons on keyboard alitrix Linux - Software 24 10-17-2004 07:23 PM
HI, I have a problem with the multimedia buttons in my keyboard... SpOmA Linux - Hardware 10 09-21-2004 07:05 PM
Did anybody get a 23-key HP multimedia Keyboard to work in Linux? njbrain Linux - Hardware 0 04-27-2004 08:13 AM
gnome and additional buttons on keyboard Bogdan Linux - Software 3 05-27-2003 11:57 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:42 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration