Function keys not working properly + Bluetooth Sound quality poor

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Function keys not working properly + Bluetooth Sound quality poor

Post by sepp » Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:52 am

Hey dear community,

I have recently installed Linux Mint on my 2 year old laptop (Intel i7 7500U, Nvidia m950GTX, 8GB RAM), but the function keys seem bugged. When I push Fn+F12 the volume should turn up one step, but it turns up to max (it's like Mint thinks I am spamming Fn+F12). Same for Fn+F11 (volume down).
Some Fn-combinations work normally, some with some time delta.

Also: when I connect my Sony Bluetooth headphones the sound quality is extremely poor.

The system is completely up to date and so far no programs (other than VLC player) have been installed. I am using third party drivers for CPU and GPU.

I hope some of you can help me out.

BR
Sepp

Edit: Found a possible solution to the bluetooth problem (not tested yet): Sound Preferences -> Hardware -> *choose the headset* -> Profile: High Fidelity Playback (A2DP)

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