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

On Thursday 12 October 2017 11:50:30 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.

Thanks David. This is not a function available in one of the bluetooth 
tool kits?

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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