Support for multimedia keys

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at
Thu Jan 29 10:45:47 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 27 of January 2004 22:23, Adriaan de Groot wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 January 2004 21:07, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> >  while creating actions for KHotKeys that I plan to ship with next KDE
> > version (I already have some posted at, I
> > wanted to create also actions for handling the keys on those so-called
> > multimedia keyboard (I have such one, not that I actually use the keys as
> > I find them cumbersome, but I thought somebody maybe would want to ;) ).
> Lauri pointed out that XFree 4.3.0 has gobs of keyboard definitions,
> including things like the Logitech Internet Navigator keyboard with many
> multimedia keys (to which you seem to refer later. Would it help if I
> looked in the docs of that keyboard to see what the keys sypposedly do
> under Windows?).

 Yes, that'd help.

> And with the right xkb settings, it apparently all maps 
> into X keys you can attach scripts to. That may not be sufficiently
> specific to make app-shortcuts, though.

Lubos Lunak
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