However, this change is not reflected in the software mixer. events triggered by ACPI when hotkey is masked out or disabled. For example, to run a custom script when Fn-F5 (Radio toggle) is pressed, you could put a stanza in halevt's configuration file (/etc/halevt/halevt.xml, in XML format) :
So 10.04 will have the fix for sure. This can be done with the halevt program (located at ; for Debian systems, use a version >= 0.1.5-1). You will have to map ThinkPad back/forward keys to F19/F20 as described above, and change KDE navigation key settings to use F19/F20 instead of the default. have a peek here Helpful +39 Report Surfsock Jul 14, 2010 08:07AM You may have already assigned these as hotkeys for another program like Skype.
If I mute the sound with the headphones plugged in, I can still hear sound although the master channel is marked as "MM" in alsamixer, as soon as I unplug them Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... Sweet! :) You made my day! Not the answer you're looking for?
I used a solution that I happened to already have on my laptop on an exam. Though I had also the problem with Karmic like everyone. Also, the /etc/X11/Xmodmap file is not being read on boot. Luka Renko (lure) wrote on 2009-09-29: #51 Lars: yes, I think this is correct maticmatija (maticmatija) wrote on 2009-10-02: #52 I can confirm this bug in Ubuntu 9.04 and Ubuntu 9.10
I have added username to the audio group and i have done the alsa-mixer settings. Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote on 2009-09-28: #46 The "fix" has been reverted because it worked by having Linux tell ACPI that it's not a Windows-compatible OS. keyboards Abort abort loading page xmodmap, tpb full only A30, A30p, A31, A31p and ext. The sound is working fine but when I pressed on the mute button to mute the volume, I can't unmute the volume by pressing the button again.
For more advanced configuration, follow the Ubuntu guide. Also, by pressing my volume key, wollie, my sound started working. Just put MIXER ON in your /etc/tpbrc file and you can see the effect immediately in any ALSA mixer (e.g. If you want to use Firefox, however, the above settings do not work.
Offline #2 2010-01-22 12:35:39 vi3dr0 Member From: Poland Registered: 2009-03-22 Posts: 208 Re: Volume Buttons on Thinkpad not working amixer sset PCM 2-(or 2+ for louder, or different integer value to Did I cheat? Additionally, this is the case also for brightness buttons, but both work well. Upstream work is in progress to expose the BIOS mixer as an ALSA mixer so that we will have OSD notification for this without having to break ACPI handling.
Luis Carlos Cobo (luiscarlos) wrote on 2009-10-07: #54 It affects Thinkpad T60 too, in Karmic. Love it! TomasHnyk (sup) wrote on 2009-09-08: #38 Thanks for fixing the mute button.