Multimedia Keyboards and Exaile/Amarok

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Tue May 1 18:11:05 UTC 2007

On Tue, 1 May 2007 14:53:37 +1200 (NZST)
"Jamie Dobbs" <jamie.dobbs at> wrote:

> Is there any way to get a Mirosoft Natural Pro keyboards multimedia keys
> (FWD,REV etc.) to work in Exaile or Amarok under Gnome on Feisty Fawn?
> They work OK in Amarok in KDE but not in Gnome, I have Googled for this
> but have not been able to find a working solution yet.
> Any help appreciated.

I haven't tried this myself, but perhaps the "xbindkeys" utility would


for a "howto" .

xbindkeys is available from the universe repository.


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