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I am using a mac keyboard slim aluminium with Ubuntu 11.10, the keyboard has F11 and F12 as controls for increasing and decreasing the volume. On boot the keys work as F keys but I would like them to behave as sound controls with the Fn key. I followed the relevant guides from previous answers but nothing worked. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with gnome-shell.

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Fn-key seems to work on older A1314-keyboards, but not with 2011 model (the one with two batteries, F4 key has six rectangles instead of speedometer).

2011 version of Apple Wireless Keyboard works fine with a Mac, but no luck with Ubuntu so far.

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i used the amd+64+mac.iso for the installation, all function-keys work out-of-the-box. the image can be downloaded at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/11.10/release/

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