[aklug] Wireless input on Ubuntu

Mark Neyhart Mark.Neyhart at akleg.gov
Fri Mar 10 09:49:40 AKST 2017

I have some Logitech m310 and m510 wireless mice with unifying
receivers around the office.  All are running fine on Debian v8.  I
don't have any wireless trackballs.

Mark Neyhart

On 03/10/2017 07:39 AM, Tim Johnson wrote:
>   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?
> thanks	 
> * 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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