Ubuntu

Comment 44 for bug 201711

Samuel Huckins (wormwood-3) wrote :

The following fix works for me running:

OS: Linux, Ubuntu 9.04 \n \l
Kernel: 2.6.28-13-generic

 * Edit /etc/rc.local
 * Add before "exit 0":
echo 2 > /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode
 * Reboot

After that, the function keys worked fine for me without pressing Fn.

For more history and related issues, see my post here: http://dancingpenguinsoflight.com/2009/01/fixing-the-function-keys-on-the-apple-keyboard-in-ubuntu