[aklug] Wireless input on Ubuntu

Tim Johnson tim at akwebsoft.com
Fri Mar 10 07:39:04 AKST 2017

  OK. So far I have stumped the chumps. :) Maybe too many words.

  So, here is a simple question:

  Is anyone using a wireless pointing device or keypad on Linux?
     If so, any issues?


* Tim Johnson <tim at akwebsoft.com> [170309 10:27]:
> I haven't used wireless input devices before so I would welcome
> caveats, comments and recommendations.
> I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on a 2011 Mac Mini. I have an external
> 10-port usb 2.0 hub. 
> My input setup is a Happy Hacking Keyboard Lite 2 (HHKL2) - PS
> version - with a logitech trackball on the right and a stand-alone
> keypad on the left. The HHKL2 has onboard usb ports into which I plug
> the trackball and the keypad.
> I'd like to replace both the keypad and the trackball with a
> wireless variant. I have limited motion in my right thumb but I can
> easily switch the positions trackball and keypad, if necessary. 
> I would prefer that any replacement trackball be symmetical so that
> I could switch said device from right to left, if necessary. 
> A mouse is not an option.
> Before I start looking at candidates, I'd welcome input regarding
> anyone's relevant experience.
> Thanks
> -- 
> Tim 
> http://www.akwebsoft.com, http://www.tj49.com
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