Fn + Fx is not functioning on Asus A8HE

Bug #156934 reported by anhhung on 2007-10-25
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Bug Description

Fn + F5&6 are not working. These are brightness keys.

Fn+ F9 is not working. This is touchpad enabler/disabler.

Fn + F8 is not working: This is used for dual monitor.

How do I solve those problems?

The system is an AH8E laptop.

Ryan P. Bitanga (ephebiphobic) wrote :

Check your xorg.conf in /etc/X11/.

The touchpad should have a the SHMConfig property set to "on". So it would look like:
Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier "Synaptics Touchpad"
        Driver "synaptics"
        Option "SendCoreEvents" "true"
        Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
        Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
        Option "SHMConfig" "on"
EndSection

That should help with disabling the touchpad. Also check if you have the synclient binary in your path.

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Unfortunately we can't fix it, because your description didn't include enough information.

Please follow the "How to file" procedure described at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingHal and attach the requested files here.

Changed in hal:
status: New → Incomplete
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Thanks again!.

Changed in hal:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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