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[SOLVED] Key Binding
« on: February 23, 2015, 10:14:39 AM »
 

Akinaro

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Hi.

My backspace key on my keyboard is dead. Totally. I had problem with it before but after many quick fixes that I did to this key, now its dead.

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RIP beloved backspace key



Before that, when it was still working I used xmodmap for binding other keys to different places.
But now, because its dead, I cant bind it to "delete" key(its near backspace and I dont use it anyway), because when you bind it, you need to press both keys to get their ID's...

So I'm screwed a bit... If you dont believe me, try not to use "backspace" for one day :]


Its damn hard to find keyboard for my netbook model, and those that I found have price made by some stoned junkies that have no idea what they selling, so I need to find way to bind backspace to different key on my keyboard.

Any idea how can I make it?
Maybe there is app/command that have universal ID's for every keys?
« Last Edit: February 24, 2015, 11:02:04 PM by Scott(0) »
 

Re: Key Binding
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2015, 10:55:08 AM »
 

Akinaro

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Ok I spend sometime with few apps for binding... and it turn out that xmodmap that I used before have command to see every keycode -_-

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xmodmap -pke


Sorry for this post, I should check those commands before...
 

Re: Key Binding
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2015, 10:58:16 AM »
 

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Sorry for this post, I should check those commands before...

 :) No problem about posting, glad you were able to fix the issue.
Scott
 

Re: Key Binding
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2015, 10:10:37 PM »
 

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You could try opening up the keyboard (first unplug it) and use air gun to clean the electronic part and soap+water to clean the plastic cover.  Maybe you have interfering gunk causing your backspace key to not work.

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Re: [SOLVED] Key Binding
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2015, 01:09:56 PM »
 

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Hello!

As a rule, netbook keyboards cannot be disassembled for cleaning. I would recommend having a replacement on hand before you try.

I tried cleaning one somebody spilled Coke into once. No go. Had to replace the keyboard.

If quality is an issue, you may want to consider a small USB keyboard you can plug into the netbook if you lose too many more keys...

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