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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:48 am    Post subject: Laptop Fn (Function) keys don't work. Reply with quote

I have a new install on a Samsung AMD64 laptop. http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/laptops/NP700Z5B-S01UB-specs

I used Genkernel to compile the kernel. With the exception of the screen brightness, none of my Fn keys work. Not sure how to activate them.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What other function keys are there?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

audiodef wrote:
What other function keys are there?


F1 is for settings/tools
F2 Brightness down
F3 Brightness up
F4 Switch to monitor
F5 Disable touch screen
F6 Mute
F7 Volume down
F8 Volume up
F9 Keyboard backlight down
F10 Keyboard backlight up
F11 Fan
F12 Wifi
"Fn Lock"
"insert/Prt Sc"
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I used play with setting up keys and buttons on a laptop. This is what you need. In particular, xev and lineakd.

It's odd that your fn->monitor key isn't working. I thought that was BIOS-handled. I've never had to do anything to make that work.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ill second the bios handling the Fn keys....
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