Key Codes for setkeycodes

Bob Chiodini rchiodin at
Tue Dec 13 16:12:26 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-12-12 at 22:46 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> Back on my own machine!
> What are the key codes for 'setkeycodes'? I have a few buttons on my
> keyboard that I would like to enable. When I press them in a console,
> I get an error which tells me to set them with setkeycodes. However,
> "man setkeycodes" had no information as to what keycodes do what
> (specifically, scroll up and down). Googling led me the command
> getkeycodes, which despite its name, didn't provide me with any useful
> information. And showkey just scared me out of any further
> experimentation!
> Dotan Cohen
> =

Take a look at xev.


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