Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 473126
FN key in Dell is not recognized
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:57:27 EST
Description of problem:
The key "fn" is no working (in a Dell Vostro 1400 notebook). It is not detected by the xev command, independently of the keyword layout used.
It was working just fine with fedora 9.
Try using the "fn" key in the keyboard.
The key's event should be captured.
Dell Vostro 1400
Fedora 10 KDE spin
Using the nvidia drivers from the rpmfusion repository
All other keys work. The "fn" in my computer is not broken, since it used to work on fedora 9 and still works on windows.
I think it has to do with this bug - 475247
I've just realized that the fn+some other key is recongnized even if fn by itself is not. Only when I try to bind fn+BrightnessUp or Down I get a message saying the key is not recognized by QT.
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