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.
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