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Old 10-16-2003, 05:03 AM   #1
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Need help setting up the "extra" keys on my Logitech iTouch Keyboard

I'm using Red Hat 9.1 and the keyboard is a USB keyboard.

Using the "xev" command from within terminal, I documented the following keycodes:
(Note: Some of the keys didn't return a code.........?)
I hope this looks correct..........?

keycode 151 = XF86AudioStop
keycode 164 = XF86AudioPrev
keycode 162 = XF86AudioNext
keycode 166 = XF86AudioMute
keycode 158 = XF86AudioRaiseVolume
keycode 165 = XF86AudioLowerVolume
keycode 159 = XF86AudioPause
keycode 234 = XF86ArrowButton
keycode 233 = XF86GoButton
keycode 223 = XF86MoonButton
keycode = XF86FinanceButton
keycode = XF86MySitesButton
keycode = XF86CommunityButton
keycode 230 = XF86FavoritesButton
keycode = XF86iTouchButton
keycode 236 = XF86EmailButton
keycode = XF86ShoppingButton
keycode 229 = XF86SearchButton
keycode 130 = XF86MyHomeButton


(1) How can I obtain the keycodes for the other keys?

(2) I know I have to edit the "xmodmap" file to reflect this, but where is it? I'm assuming I can use "gedit" from within terminal to do this.....correct?

(3) I need to assign an action to each button. Can anyone walk me through this process? (Note: I'd like for all users to be able to use them.)

If anyone can help, I sure would appreciate it !!!!!!!!

Old 10-16-2003, 05:28 AM   #2
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I'm assuming the "xmodmap" file is located here............ /etc/X11/Xmodmap............correct me if I'm wrong on this.


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