multimedia keyboard...

Darryl Luff darryl at
Fri Apr 16 11:41:17 UTC 2004

Alberto Segura schrieb:

> Hello everybody!
> I have a Genius multimedia keyboard and I would like to know how could 
> I use this "multimedia keys". Genius does not offer drivers for this 
> keyboard under linux. I would like to use, for example, the browser 
> launcher key or the email client key...

XFree86 provides predefined key events for the multimedia keys, you just 
need to:
1. Tell XFree86 which key codes represent the multimedia keys; and
2. Tell your window manager what to do when it receives those keys.

There're a few notes at

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