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Old 09-13-2009, 12:51 PM   #1
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Slackware 13 and volume buttons.


I have audio in my Slackware 13.0 install by default, however the function keys to raise and lower the volume do not work. So I cannot increase the volume.

I did the command xev to find out the keycodes for my volume controls, but I do not know how to set XFCE to utilize those keycodes to increase and decrease the volume. Does anyone know how I can do that? Thanks.
 
Old 09-13-2009, 01:13 PM   #2
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You dont necessarily need xev. Just go to the keyboard settings dialog/application shortcuts and enter a custom command accompanied by the key you want to assign it to.
For example mine is
Code:
amixer -q set PCM 3dB+ -> XF86AudioRaiseVolume
 
Old 09-14-2009, 09:12 AM   #3
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That did it. I am now able to increase and decrease my volume with my fn buttons. Thank you.
 
  


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