I recently connected a Kinesis Freestyle2 Keyboard for Mac to OSX 10.11. All of the media keys work, except for brightness down and brightness up. How can I fix this?


Karabiner to the rescue!

While looking through its EventViewer, I noticed that when I pressed the brightness keys, they were being registered as F14 and F15, respectively.

So I added these lines to my private.xml file:

    <name>Kinesis Freestyle2</name>
    <appendix>Fix brightness keys</appendix>
    <autogen>__KeyToKey__ KeyCode::F14, KeyCode::BRIGHTNESS_DOWN</autogen>
    <autogen>__KeyToKey__ KeyCode::F15, KeyCode::BRIGHTNESS_UP</autogen>

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