SOLVED: Re: Multimedia Keyboards and Exaile

Jamie Dobbs jamie.dobbs at
Wed May 2 06:59:45 UTC 2007

Ari Torhamo wrote:
> <snip>
>> Yes I've tried that and the basic keys work (most of the time), vol+/Vol-
>> work without fail but the track skipping keys do not work in either Exaile
>> or Amarok and for some reason the 'email' key works fine (lauches
>> Thunderbird) but the "broswer" key does not... maybe it's time for a clean
>> install since this was a Edgy to Feisty update????
> I just noticed that only the keys that control the volume work with
> Soundjuicer and Totem, Pause/Play, Stop, Next and Previous don't. All of
> the buttons work with Rythmbox... strange.
> Ari Torhamo
Following the instructions at and 
adding the Daily Build repository and installing Exaile gave me the 
latest version that works perfectly with the shortcut keys on my 
Microsoft Natural Pro keyboard.
Hopefully this will be of use to someone else...

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