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Making a special key do a command Gentoo Linux (commandline!)

I have Gentoo installed on my MacBookPro7.1 (nVidia graphics card). With pommed, i can use the kb lights up and down buttons, also the volume up/down/mute buttons with alsa and the LCD backlight down ...
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Ergonomic PC keyboard/mouse/stand solution for multi-OS MacBookPro with Home/End/PageUp/PageDn/Insert/Delete keys [closed]

I am stuck with MacBookPro as my main working laptop in the foreseeable future, and I run OS/X and also Windows and Linux on it at the same time, frequently switching between them. While this computer ...
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1answer
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HP keyboard KB-0316 compatibility with MacBookPro

I have 3 related questions: Is an HP keyboard model number KB-0316 compatible with MacBookPro, OS X Version 10.5.8? What is needed to connect the two, if they are compatible (the keyboard has a ...
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1answer
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(Mac OS) Swap function between Right Option key and Left Arrow key?

My Left Arrow key was broken. So I want swap function between Right Option key and Left Arrow key. Please help me. Thanks so much.
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XQuartz(OS X 10.8.4) and Xephyr 2.7.4 (xserver-1.13.0): Keyboard messed up

If I open a simple local terminal through XQuartz and I type setxkbmap us, the terminal get messed up! The keys are messed up inside the xterm terminal. q -> - w -> = 1 -> e 2 -> r ...
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1answer
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How can I remap the Eject key to another in OS X?

I would like to remap the ⏏ (Eject) key to Volume Up. I already have KeyRemap4MacBook and need the appropriate private.xml file.
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1answer
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How come my bind for ctrl-` doesn't work in Sublime Text 2 on Bootcamp?

Not sure what's up with this. But my default bind for ctrl-` in Sublime Text 2 doesn't work. I can rebind it to something else, that works, but the app doesn't recognize any bind involving the ` key. ...
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1answer
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How to make Windows 7 fit my japanese MacbookPro keyboard layout?

I have a japanese MacbookPro. The keyboard looks like this : I installed a japanese Windows 7 on it, using Bootcamp. Under Windows 7, the keyboard layout is not correct. For example, when I press ...
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1answer
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Can I use alt-codes in Windows 7 on a Macbook pro?

Is it possible to use alt codes for special characters on a Macbook Pro running Windows? I've tried alt and the numbers, I've tried fn-alt, I've tried guessing where a fn keypad might lay (7-9, u-o, ...
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1answer
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How to fix F5, F6 keyboard illumination keys not working?

Macbook Pro has the "keyboard illumination keys" F5 and F6. For some reason, there is a small "no entry" sign whenever I hit those keys. The keyboard's illumination doesn't seem to change at all, ...
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MacBook Pro (Unibody) spacebar making an annoying sound

My MacBook Pro's (Unibody) spacebar key is really annoying me. When I barely tap it, it makes a weird little "tip!" sound. When typing, it's the only key I ever hear and I am getting so pissed off ...
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1answer
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Buttons functionality in Ubuntu on a Macbook pro

I have installed Ubuntu (10.10) on a Macbook pro (6,2). Does anyone know how to get the following buttons functionality: - Delete (fn+backspace doesn't work) - Home - End The keyboard does not have ...
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Is there any way to swap the fn (function) and control keys in linux on a macbook pro?

I don't care if this is done in the bios or a kernel module or software. Is there any way at all to do make the 'fn' key act as 'control' and the 'control' key act as 'fn' in linux running on a ...
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1answer
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MacBook Pro keyboard backlight on Windows 7

Is there any way I can save the keyboard backlight setting under Windows 7? Every time I boot it is on the max setting.
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4answers
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Special function keys are mixed up on my Macbook Pro

I recently sent my Macbook Pro (late 2008 model) to get a replaced logic board and top cover. When I got it back the Special function keys are mixed up. F3 - mutes sound - it should do expose f4 - ...
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Using a Microsoft keyboard with a Macbook Pro

I got a Microsoft bluetooth keyboard. My Macbook Pro was able to detect it and use it. The keyboard has a lot of extra keys, such as keys to control the volume and put the computer to sleep. The ...
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Emulating the right Ctrl key on MacBook Pro keyboard lacking an actual right Ctrl key

I need to use the right Ctrl key in a certain application, but my keyboard doesn't have one. The left Ctrl key has an entirely different function in this case. How can I emulate the right Ctrl key, ...