Bug 627040 - Special keys in Acer Aspire 5310 aren't working
Summary: Special keys in Acer Aspire 5310 aren't working
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-evdev (Show other bugs)
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Version: 13
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-08-24 22:24 UTC by tttt8
Modified: 2011-06-28 14:01 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-06-28 14:01:49 UTC
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Description tttt8 2010-08-24 22:24:45 UTC
Description of problem: The Acer Aspire 5310 notebook has special keys like dollar and euro sign, wifi turn on/off button, a browser and a mail starter button, and two other buttons for Acer programs. These buttons aren't working, if I try to make a keyboard shortcut for instance to make the browser start, in the form at the "keyboard shortcuts" app nothing seems to be typed, but I do pushed the browser button. 

How reproducible: I don't know if other laptops with this brand have this, but mine definitely has it all the time. (Although, before Fedora there was ubuntu in this notebook, and the wifi button worked, and before that there was windows xp, and everything worked there.)  

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Push one of these special buttons
Actual results: Nothing happens.

Expected results: The function that the button is for. (ex.: start a browser, make a dollar sign)

Additional info: You can find the WinXp application here, i think that was it: http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles/Application/LaunchManager/LaunchManager_Dritek_2.0.01_XPx86.zip?acerid=633638927202373403&Step1=Notebook&Step2=Aspire&Step3=Aspire%205310&OS=X02&LC=en&BC=Acer&SC=PA_7

If you need any kind of information, test result, just tell me, (and tell how to do that too) and I provide it if I can. 

Sorry for the wrong component choice, but I can't figure out which of the keyboard-related component I need.

Comment 1 Kevin Kofler 2010-08-24 22:37:22 UTC
generatorrunner has nothing whatsoever to do with keyboard input!

Tentatively reassigning to xorg-x11-drv-evdev which is the first thing I'd suspect in the absence of more information (e.g. what desktop environment?).

Comment 2 tttt8 2010-08-24 23:11:33 UTC
Sorry, I typed general as it was in the help, but it seems doesn't work like that.

The desktop environment is GNOME 2.30.0.

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