fn+f8 switch video mode does not work (keycodes scancodes keymaps)

Dimitar Toshev mo6eeeb at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 14:23:50 PDT 2011

On 13 October 2011 19:57, =JeffH <Jeff.Hodges at kingsmountain.com> wrote:
>> My guess would be that fn+f8 sends winkey + p, since that is the
>> standard "presentation mode" shortcut on windows 7. This would also
>> explain the 'p' you're seeing.
> thx for your thoughts on it.
> however, I'm not pressing the key marked with the windows logo on the
> keyboard, I'm pressing the "Fn" key (plus the F8 key of course).

I meant that when you press fn+f8, the hardware actually generates
winkey+p. Try running xev and press fn+f8. Here's a bug report
indicating that this is indeed the case

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