Setting key shortcuts in LXDE / Openbox

Lars Noodén lars.nooden at
Fri Dec 21 15:07:50 UTC 2012

>> Lars Noodén schrieb am 21.12.12 15:27:
>> My USB keyboard and USB speakers have some extra keys like Play/Pause
>> and mute. Where can I find the settings configuration for LXDE or
>> Openbox to bind these keys to specific actions?
>> Regards
>> /Lars
On 12/21/2012 04:39 PM, leszek.lesner at wrote:
> I really would suggest binding those keys to a specific application, as binding the globally would also only work with one application. 
> There is a global shortcut plugin for audacious and mplayer. 
> But if you really want to globally bind them do it in the ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml .
> There are some bindings already there so it should be pretty selfexplainable. 
> --
> Von meinem Nokia N9 gesendet

I see ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml How do I find the names of the
extra keys?  They seem to do nothing when pressed in the terminal or an


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