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I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and audacious as audio player.I am using a lenovo G460 notebook.It has keys which can play music.They work with Amarok. But , I want to make them work with Audacious.Can anyone help me?

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You just need go to File->Preferences then navigate to Plugins -> General and check both "Global Hotkey" and "Gnome Shortcuts"

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Thankz mchn.. It worked under Gnome Shortcuts – Yomal Amarathunge Oct 7 '13 at 5:25
@Maduka You legend, thankyou – Baggers Oct 15 '13 at 10:58
No problem, I'm glad I was able to help. – Maduka Jayalath Nov 3 '13 at 6:37
is there a similar way to achieve the same for Amorok? – DERIIIFranz Dec 2 '15 at 20:54
@DERIIIFranz You can find answer here:… – Maduka Jayalath Dec 3 '15 at 19:02

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