rebinding keys to functions
roberthuff at rcn.com
Mon Sep 14 18:34:39 UTC 2009
Roland Smith writes:
> > My laptop has a bunch of volume-up/down/mute internet/mail/etc
> > keys. How do I map each of them to run a specific shell
> > command when pressed?
> That depends on a couple of things (assuming you're running the X
> window system, I don't know if it is even possible on the
> First you have to make sure that you actually can see the key
> signals. In X you can test that with xev(1).
If this is what I think it is, he probably can't.
I have a Logitech iTouch keyboard; it has eighteen buttons and
two dials. None of them register under xev.
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