A coding question

Curt Tresenriter ctres at grics.net
Tue Sep 6 15:53:40 UTC 2011

On 9/6/2011 10:24 AM, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
> I am not sure what you tried, but I would try this for a start
> (already suggested but without any details, if I didn't miss
> something), and I have Ubuntu 10.10 (in Swedish, so some of my
> translations to English may not be exactly as the original English
> version):
> 1. System → Preferences → Keyboard shortcuts
> 2. Highlight something in the dialogue that popped up, for example ”Next track”.
> 3. The Shortcut column of the highlighted row should now display
> something like ”New shortcut…”. Now press the appropriate button on
> your Saitek. The text ”New shortcur…” should now change to something
> else, in my case I used my keyboard and it now reads ”XF86AudioNext”,
> but on your system it could be something completely different.
> 4. If nothing happened or if the same text that was there previously
> is displayed, then you know this was not the right way to go,
> otherwise continue with the next button from step 2.
> Something like that anyway. I'm not sure if this can be done the same
> way with Ubuntu 11.04, at least step 1 would be different, but it
> might be just as easy.
> Kind regards
> Johnny Rosenberg
> ジョニー・ローゼンバーグ
I tried this using the Meerkat install on another disk and there was no 
response from the button press.
Thanks for your input just the same.
While we're on the subject, where would you or can you change - for 
instance - the 'launch media player' action to open a preferred 
application rather than the default media player or is that not possible?

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