[ILUG] MS fancy-pants keyboard
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Thu Nov 15 11:27:59 GMT 2001
On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 11:15:27AM +0000, Ronny B mentioned:
> > So, I got me a new one. Nice USB jobbie. However, it's got about twelve
> > buttons all around the top of the keyboard. And xev doesn't seem to react
> > to them.
> I used to have an "internet keyboard" which had an extra key above each F-key
> (and therefore half-size Fkeys!), plus a powerbutton (which, unfortunately,
> worked). Pressing any of the first twelve gave me a tilde, which I presume
> is default when it's not recognised. I'd expect your keyboard to also just
> send a higher numbered keycode. Isn't there any output at all from those?
Not a sausage. Hence me resorting to xev to see what the scancodes were,
so I could get xmodmap to beat them around.
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