i cannot adjust brightness, Sound etc.. using Fn key in my Samsung NP-RV513 laptop. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32bit as a dual boot with windows 7.Processor: AMD Dual Core Processor E-350 (1.6GHz, 1MB) Chipset: AMD A50M FCH. Please help me to find a solution
A PPA repository exists that deal with being able to use the controls and FN keys of your samsung device.
You can add it by using the command:
Now you need to upgrade your apt cache by using:
Now you can install the 2 packages that give back access to FN keys:
You can find more information about the Voria packages here:
This only works if your laptop is supported by the kernel. Since these packages use the existing brigthness controls. It only gives you the missing connection between the FN keys and the existing brightness controls. So your laptop must be supported by the kernel.