Enable Fn Keys On Your Asus EeePC and Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

It's both nice and bad when I upgrade to a newer Ubuntu version. The good part is I have lots of posts material for the blog but the bad part is there's always something on my main computer or netbook which doesn't work out of the box and needs tweaking.

I really didn't expect the Fn keys to work out of the box on my Asus EeePC 1005HA (so this method has only been tested for this Asus EeePC model, I don't know if it works on others) and unfortunately I was right. However, the fix is very quick. Here's what you have to do.