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

On Thursday 12 October 2017 12:17:45 Jape Person wrote:

> 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.

Thanks, Jape.

But doesn't appear to be available for wheezy. 

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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