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Using the latest Apple Aluminum keyboard, the "fn" key seems to have stopped working. I'm not talking about being swapped with standard OSX, I mean the "fn" key doesn't register whatsoever, rendering, for example, F12 exactly the same as holding "fn" + F12.

The strange thing is that I swapped an older version of the exact same keyboard that was working fine... it appears that the hardware has changed here...

I've downloaded modprobe hid_apple to no success... I'm willing to jump through some hoops here... anyone have any ideas?

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This question belongs on AskUbuntu - I've flagged it so that it is migrated :) – Rich Aug 23 '11 at 6:45
    
Same here, I think after updating from 3.19.0-58-generic to 3.19.0-59-generic – klokop May 30 at 8:50

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