Sign up using Email and Password. You may need to press the “F-Lock” key on your keyboard. These follow a really strange format. Your email address will not be published. The second line contains the assigned functionality information like name of the key. Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard – enabling special keys Thanks!!!!

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How to Get Ubuntu to Work With Microsoft Natural Keyboard |

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Suppose we temporarily forget about the multimedia keys. However, the format for matching seems to have changedso maybe you have more luck if you include the bus number, as described.

Jeffrey Honig jchonig wrote on Nobody wants to support Microsoft hardware?

Chuck Short zulcss wrote on Andrew andrew-rw-robinson wrote on Brian Murray brian-murray on All hardware rules are compiled into a binary hardware database. Support for Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard Small Business – Chron.

Email Required, but never shown. Assuming it is working, we need to make this permanent so that we don’t have to type in a command every time we reboot.


However it might happen that no keysym is assigned to that keycode so you’ll see 0xXY instead of XF86Foo. As mentioned in the answer already linked, to enable X to remap keycodes greater thansomebody created a patched variant of the X evdev driver.

Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard I had no success with previous answers. There was a stackexchange question with a rudimentary script for a similar purpose, but I can’t find it right now. For example the Slash key next to the Right Shift shows:.

You may map to katakana and katakanahiragana or any other unused keycode from hal. It is no problem so far, since I reboot only now and then.

You need to log in to change this bug’s status. Can you guide me more on how to deal with that?

How to Get Ubuntu to Work With Microsoft Natural Keyboard

Look at that but don’t edit it updates will probably overwrite it. Join Date Aug Beans Be careful, sometimes these extra keys are exposed through a different device or your mouse interface: Now I can keep my keys on the main part of the keyboard even more! You may need to press the “F-Lock” key on your keyboard. Not seeing events in xev. Here some sample output: XXX instead of keyboard: Sign up using Email and Password.


Since I can access the shell, I don’t care much about the other function keys. Follow is my process of playing this patch.

Former answers here may be obsolete. I used “up” and “down” instead of resp. Make the zoom slider of Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard and scroll up and down, in