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Samsung Keyboard Brightness Keys

So I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic). It's mostly working with my Samsung NP540U4E laptop, just having some trouble with the keyboard brightness change function keys. ...
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Function keys + volume button issue

I have a Samsung NP355V5c laptop which has an AMD processor and a Radeon gfx. My problem is pretty straight forward, Fn + vol. up/vol. down - the volume notification goes crazy to max/min. Fn + ...
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Fn key combination *suddenly* stopped working for brightness only

I've looked at most of the questions relating to enabling hardware brightness control under Ubuntu with the Acer Aspire S3 laptop; initially these fixes worked, under the initially installed kernel ...
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How to enable laptop shortcut keys

I was wondering if there was any way to enable the shortcut keys built into my laptop. I have an older Asus G1sn laptop that has shortcut keys built into the top of the keyboard for ...
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Fn volume keys stick down

I installed Xubuntu 13.04 on this laptop: http://www.novatech.co.uk/laptop/range/novatecheliten1535.html The Fn keys for WiFi and screen brightness work fine, but the volume keys are problematic. ...
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Is there any way to facilitate switching windows in Ubuntu?

I'm just a student who received my laptop from my uncle, who's a coder, so I'm still getting used to working with ubuntu. I recently upgraded ubuntu from an earlier version, and everything seems to be ...
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How to turn on laptop's functional keys?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 but key Fn+F2 Fn+F3 and etc doesn't work like in Windows 7. I have laptop ASUS ZenBook UX32VD. How can I enable those keys?
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How to get Alt+SysRq work on a Dell Latitude E6530?

I have a Dell Latitude E6530. The keyboard has a SysRq key (Fn+Home). However the magic keys (especially the famous REISUB) doesn't work. SysRq is enabled in /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq (I get 1 if I cat ...
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How to make FN keys working on Asus G75 laptop

EDIT As Tholap said, all I needed was a kernel update, which is effective for a little while now END EDIT I just bought a Asus G75 and I cannot make the Fn keys working. I only found how to control ...
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Fn key is not functioning on SAMSUNG NP-RV513 laptop

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) ...
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Brightness Keys in Dell N4010 (14R) causing freezes

The brightness keys on my Dell N4010 with Ubuntu 12.04 is causing ubuntu to freeze on a black screen if i press the BrightUp and BrightDown key(s) 3-4 times. I think this is a bug which was noticed in ...
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Problem executing command from keyboard shortcuts

I created some shortcuts to control the audio volume of my laptop, as the default system shortcuts ( Fn + F4 / F5) aren't supported. I downloaded a script which allows me to increase/decrease/mute ...
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How to use(/enable) FN keys to adjust volume at my asus laptop?

I have an ASUS laptop (ASUS X53S series) and I want to adjust the volume by using the FN key and F10 (mute), F11 (vol down), F12 (vol up). Also F9 key is not working as well(this is for ...
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How to get back the brightness-notification when changing brightness via hotkeys?

Some Ubuntu-versions ago, there was a Popup that showed up while changing the brightness on my Asus V6V with FN+Key. It has been gone since (I guess) 9.04. When changing the Audio-Volume, I still have ...
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How do I disable the “enable/disable wireless” shortcut key on my laptop?

On my Dell Studio XPS 16, I sometimes accidentally hit this key. Wireless becomes disabled, and hitting it again does not re-enable wireless. I have to hit it an odd number of times, then restart my ...