[mythtv-users] Keybinding for volume controls

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Thu Dec 28 16:20:00 UTC 2017

Hoi Jim,

Thursday, December 28, 2017, 1:55:47 PM, you wrote:

> Having issues with volume control buttons locking up Mythtv Frontend.  I
> have to CTL-ATL-DEL to get back to logging out.  This is on a Ubuntu 
> 16.04 LTS system with mythtv 0.28.

> If I use the [ or ] keys the volume changes as expected. However, I'd 
> like to use the volume-, volume +, and mute buttons on this keyboard 
> since that is what I used to use for mythtv and still do for all other
> programs and system sound functions.

> I first noticed this when I added a NVidia GT 710 card to my Core 2 Duo
> system to improve the video playback.  I first tried HDMI audio to the
> builtin monitor speakers and the system locked up as soon as the volume
> buttons were pressed.  Switching to analog audio out for external 
> speakers now only occasionally locks up, plus I can use the volume 
> controls on the external speaker amps. so I have a work around.

> I need to figure out how to change the keybindings so I can use the 
> volume buttons on the keyboard instead of [ and ] or retrain myself and
> wife not to use the normal keyboard volume control buttons. I'm 
> concerned about changing buttons that are system wide assigned like the
> vol-, vol+, and mute buttons.

> Any ideas?

> Jim A

Extra buttons on a keyboard like the volume buttons are keyboard
specific. So any configuration there should be done through a keyboard
configuration. You can of cause see if you can link those to volume
control through "Setup > Edit Keys". Those are under "Music", "TV
Frontend" and "TV Playback"

Tot mails,
  Hika                            mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com

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