des at des.no
Thu Oct 23 11:41:36 UTC 2008
Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> writes:
> I've seen that Fn key, but don't know what it is for. What? you press
> it, then follow with the integers [ 1, 2, 3 ... ]? At any rate, maybe
> you can remap the key with ~/.xmodmaprc.
They're used to access keys which won't physically fit on a laptop
keyboard, such as the numeric keypad, NumLock, ScrollLock etc., and
(along with function keys) to control hardware-specific functions like
switching between internal and external display, turning bluetooth and
wlan on and off, adjusting the backlight brightness, etc.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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