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October 28, 2019 at 6:35 pm #28709Membersantigo
already flashed firmeware of acer c720 chromebook, took some time to configure Antix 19, work very well, but the keyboard of chromebook is different from regular PC/laptop, so follow below to remap function keys, all functions keys remapped except “brightness” up and “brightness down”.
No idea how to do next, your help would be appreciated. Thanks!October 28, 2019 at 7:28 pm #28710MemberBobC
In Control Centre, on the Hardware tab, there is a button for Backlight Brightness, that will open a window to adjust brightness.
Will that work for you? If not, maybe you could program it in the keys file. backlight-brightness –help will show you the commands.
I’ve never needed to do that myself. It always just works on my laptops using the normal keys for that laptop.
$ backlight-brightness --help Usage: backlight-brightness [options] [step-value] Interactively adjust the brightness of the backlight from within a terminal. Step value: +10 increase brightness by 10 percent -17 decrease brightness by 17 percent Options: -c --color <scheme> Set color scheme. Valid schemes: high, dark, low, low2, bw -g --get Print out the current brightness percentage then exit -h --help Show this usage -p --pause Pause and wait for <Enter> after an error -s --set <value> Set the brightness percentage to <value> then exit
So you could try lowering and raising it in a terminal
backlight-brightness -25 backlight-brightness +25
If that works, you could reprogram a key in the keys file to run that command or put an icon on your toolbar to do it
PS: in the picture, the black man window on the right side is for a similar but different command, so please ignore that
- This reply was modified 9 months, 2 weeks ago by BobC. Reason: i goofed, the default program in antiX is backlight-brightness
- This reply was modified 9 months, 2 weeks ago by BobC.
Attachments:October 29, 2019 at 2:20 am #28719MemberXecure
A very quick search in the forum would have brought you to a previous answer I gave to someone wanting the exact same thing.
If you have already configured the FN key as indicated in the link you posted, and you are using IceWM:
For the increase/decrease brightness, add this piece of code to your keys file (I am assuming IceWM, with the file located in ~/.icewm/keys)
###Set brightness key "XF86MonBrightnessDown" backlight-brightness -10 key "XF86MonBrightnessUp" backlight-brightness +10
Save, restart IceWM session and see if it works.
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