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Setting up Volume and Brightness Indicators

August 29, 2021

Hello readers, and welcome to our first actual tutorial! So setting up volume and brightness keys with a tiling WM is pretty much trivial, and may even already be done for you. For reference, the keys you want to use are called XF86AudioRaiseVolume, XF86AudioLowerVolume, XF86AudioMute, XF86MonBrightnessUp, XF86MonBrightnessDown, etc, with the full list of supported keys being at the Linux Questions Wiki. I use sxhkd, so you may need to consult your keybind or window manager’s documentation for the correct syntax, but the actual commands will be the same. Read More