tweaking new dell laptop: "Fn" keys and system beep

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at
Wed Jun 14 17:16:26 UTC 2006

On 6/14/06, matt.price at <matt.price at> wrote:
> However what I really wnat to do is to enable
> the "Standby" button ("FN"+Esc),.  In fact most of the blue "Fn" keys
> don't
> currently do anything -- this includes the "battery", "CRT/LCD" and
> number-pad
> keys.  The screen brightness controls DO work, though, as do the volume
> controls.


I haven't followed the latest developments, but I have used the package
"lineakd" for the extra Dell keys.  It is in Ubuntu "universe" repository.

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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