Re: MS internet keyboard
>Lo, on Sunday, February 4, Romain Lerallut did write:
>> Good evening everyone,
>> I'd like to use the wart-like "special keys" that came with my (ahem) MS
>> "internet keyboard", with X and if possible, with the console.
Maybe not quite as helpful but I recently discovered that XFree 4 has support
for several 'internet' keyboards.
If you are running XFree 4, you can set which keyboard you're using in
/etc/X11/XF86Config-4.. in the section InputDevice for your keyboard:
Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "logicordless"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
Notice the XkbModel (in my case a logitech cordless). All the keys seem to have
appropriate names (eg the little homepage button is XF86Home). I was so pleased
to be able to control XMMS from the little multimedia keys. :-)
The list of models is in /usr/lib/X11/xkb/rules/xfree86
If you're running XFree 3, then the previous poster's info may be of more help
(I'm not sure if XFree 3 had as comprehensive Xkb support?)
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