Media Keys stopped working?[Play/pause,Next&Previous track keys]

Can you please try:

sudo apt install --reinstall playerctl

You may need to open your Keyboard Settings and bind your media keys to the proper keys simply by adding it as a shortcut.
Once done - it should stay done, regardless of updates.

Check man playerctl for more information.

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=( It did reinstall fine but i still cant rebind the keys in the keyboard shortcut menu.

Still not working q.q

Can you please describe in detail what is going wrong? Do you follow the proper steps but nothing happens? Or does it pop up an error?

sudo apt install --reinstall playerctl <- Reinstalled, no error there.

But my media keys still do this "bcd" instead of actually being recognized as media keys. I also cant bind those keys in the shortcut, they are not being detected.

sorry my guy i forgot about you. I installed 64 bit :slight_smile:

maybe you have an idea?

You got my gender wrong :girl:
Someone also reporting a similar (but not exact) issue regarding function keys.

You might want to check the solution @marko94 suggested there.

I dont have problems with brightness though :smiley:
And all those solutions seems only to fix exactly that solution unless i am missing something here.

ö_ö unless i am super blind

What happen if you press fn key and those media keys at the same time? Sometime media keys are mapped as real function keys and additional key is required to make them work as media keys.

They just activate my keys for "gaming" mode that disables the Special Key for example, or turn off/on LEDs on the keyboard. They all work fine.
The mediakeys itself are standalone keys you know what i mean :smiley:
They are above the numpad, no FN key required to use them.

And if i try to use FN with it together nothing happens obviously =(

I am using Apple keyboard which has no independent media keys. So it depends.

I wonder @Storm might have some idea. He uses gaming mode for sure (and I don't).

I got no problems with FN mdeia keys and/or gamemode. So I can't say.
I got a logitech K750 wireless keyboard.

The "game mode" is just to disable the special key and i can see it activate with LEds. Dont worry there is nothing with my keyboard that should interfere here.
Just normal media keys without FN :smiley:

It is beautiful.
I like the colour of the backlight.

But really, I cannot think of any solution other than what I have told you already. If you are using GNOME desktop (Zorin 16 Core/ultimate) version, you might want to try Zorin 15 Lite (XFCE desktop) to see if it helps.

Super masculine combination i know :>

Purple Keyboard and pink mousepad lololol

I have asked on the Linux help subreddit, maybe someone knows something.

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I hope you will find a better luck there.

I hope so :smiley:
Here is a bigger view lmao. I wanted a mousepad that wont show every cat pawprint or piece of dust and my fiancée bought this one for me haha XD

TBH it looks nice though and pusheen is just cute xD

Yes, cuteness rules :stuck_out_tongue:


oh ma gawd but i also got one, prepare to die !!!


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