How to get the ThinkVantage Key Working
I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X201 that I use for all things.
It has a blue button near the top that, currently, doesn't do anything:
I want this button to do something awesome.
First, I need it's keycode:
sudo apt-get install xbindkeys xbindkeys --defaults-guile > ~/.xbindkeysrc.scm xbindkeys --key
Then I press The Key. This returns:
Press combination of keys or/and click under the window. You can use one of the two lines after "NoCommand" in $HOME/.xbindkeysrc to bind a key. "NoCommand" m:0x0 + c:156 XF86Launch1
Great, so I know it's keycode is
156 and, even better, it has a symbol
I've gotta clean up that config file:
Great. Now, I'll edit
~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml to read:
<keyboard> ... <keybind key="XF86Launch1"> <action name="Execute"> <command>/home/my_user/bin/_blue_key_of_doom_</command> </action> </keybind> ... </keyboard>
openbox --reconfigure reloads the keybindings. And, sure enough, the
test script runs.
For now, I'll just make the script execute
xterm -fullscreen -e cmatrix
which will immediately plunge the screen into the Matrix.