Installed a bunch of updates to my Ubuntu 17.10 desktop tonight, and rebooted. Now the media keys at the top of my DELL USB keyboard no longer work.
When I run
sudo showkey it looks like the volume knob, play, stop, calculator, etc..., are still sending key down and key up events. But those don't seem to do anything anymore, as if Ubuntu is ignoring all the extra keys. Anyone have ideas?
sudo showkey ... keycode 140 press # calculator keycode 140 release keycode 113 press # mute keycode 113 release keycode 166 press # stop keycode 166 release keycode 114 press # volume down keycode 114 release keycode 115 press # volume up keycode 115 release sudo lsusb ... Bus 001 Device 004: ID 413c:2010 Dell Computer Corp. Keyboard Bus 001 Device 002: ID 413c:1003 Dell Computer Corp. Keyboard Hub