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Old 10-16-2003, 09:21 AM   #1
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Special Keys


I have a Laptop (some freakin unknown brand...) with 4 nice keys on the front which are supposed to start up programs for me (you know webbrowser mailer and so on...)

Now my problem is, that I cannot assign events to these key because of the following:

1. All the 4 keys (mentioned above) give me the same keycode (247 -> i got this from xev). Howsthat???
2. I have some interesting entries in xmodmap saying nice stuff like:

keycode 158 = XF86Mail
keycode 159 = XF86Launch1
keycode 160 = XF86AudioMute

and so on.

Now my question: how can I determine what key a specific keycode is assigned to (eg: what key is keycode 158???)? If Id knew which button to press for keycode X id be very lucky.

Any ideas?




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