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I figured out that it is pretty simple to change the behaviour of this modifier, As root change the value in the file /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode from 1 to 0. For example: # echo 0 > /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode Note that in some older versions of linux, this file was located in /sys/module/apple/parameters/fnmode


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Look at these sys log : Sep 18 06:48:19 Tardis.local coreservicesd[68]: SendFlattenedData, got error #268435460 (ipc/send) timed out from ::mach_msg(), sending notification kLSNotifyApplicationDeath to notificationID=1589 Sep 18 06:48:20 Tardis.local airportd[3194]: _doAutoJoin: Already associated to “Type 40 Tardis”. Bailing on auto-join. What I gather ...


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Usually, if you'll wait a moment when the MAC shows up, it'll replace it with the device's name. At least that's how it happens on my system. Many keyboards and small devices default to '0000' as their PIN, and the system automatically tries that in many cases. Are you sure the keyboard isn't connected? Try it. EDIT: I pulled this from another of my ...


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My keyboard is the same. Here is the patch I've made against the linux kernel 3.4 in order to make the "fn" key work. diff -aur linux-3.4.pristine/drivers/hid/hid-apple.c linux-3.4.new/drivers/hid/hid-apple.c --- linux-3.4.pristine/drivers/hid/hid-apple.c 2012-07-15 04:45:54.489209371 -0300 +++ linux-3.4.new/drivers/hid/hid-apple.c 2012-07-15 ...


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I finally got the fn key working! I had to compile my own kernel module to do so. I think I coulda solved it in an easier way, but here's what I did: I found this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/942184 The very first patch posted on that page had my solution: ...



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