Special laptop keys with Linux

Laptops often have special keystroke combinations for certain functions or commands

October 16, 2013
Linux

Laptops often have special keystroke combinations for certain functions or commands. While these usually work without problems in Windows, Linux operating system users often are left empty-handed as the control often doesn’t work for them.

But the magazine LinuxWelt (issue 5/6/13) reports that there is a way for the special key combinations to be activated manually. The user should open Keyboard Shortcuts in system settings.

A list of system and navigation functions with the assigned keyboard combinations is listed. In order to assign a keystroke or keyboard combination, mark the command with the mouse and then press the desired keystroke or keyboard combination.

If the operating system receives a feedback, then the keystroke or combination can immediately be used for the desired function.

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