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




On Thursday 12 October 2017 19:37:02 Matthew Moore wrote:

> On 2017-10-12 11:44:29 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >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?
>
> It means what you originally thought -- you can use multiple Logitech
> wireless with one receiver. Several years ago the software to
> configure the receiver worked only on windows. A couple different
> people reverse-engineered it, and now there are 2 packages that allow
> you to manage it under linux.
>
> I use lur-command. The other package is solaar.
>
It might, if it was available for wheezy.

> Hope this helps,
> MM


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