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Re: Logitech "unifying" receiver buttons aren't?




On 10/12/2017 11:50 AM, David Wright wrote:
> On Thu 12 Oct 2017 at 11:44:29 (-0400), Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Greetings all;
>>
>> What does the word Unifying, as I see in dmesg for some, but not all, the 
>> the rx buttons for wireless keyboards/mice, actually mean?
>>
>> I took that to mean that it could work for both their (logitech's) 
>> keyboards or mice, possibly at the same time so that it might be usable 
>> for both at the same time, thereby saving a usb2 socket.
>>
>> Testing that theory got that idea squashed, so what exactly does that 
>> word unifying mean?
> 
> AFAIK you need windows for running the Logitech application
> that does the unifying. You can do it anywhere that you can
> take your devices if you don't have windows. Yes, you save
> a USB socket.
> 
> Cheers,
> David.
> 
> 

Please take a look at the solaar package in Debian main. I've
used it before. Works very well for connecting a Logitech
wireless keyboard and wireless mouse to a single usb-connected
receiver.