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Old 05-14-2006, 10:10 AM   #1
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Complex Keyboards (Logitech) special feature usage. Does it work?


Ok, simple question: Do the new keyboards with all the special features work in Linux, or is that a 'doze only area these days?

I don't see spending the money if the features only work in Windows, hence the question.

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Old 05-14-2006, 10:21 AM   #2
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If by special features you mean internet and multimedia shortcuts, then yes they work, and can be easily configured.
 
Old 05-14-2006, 11:01 AM   #3
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If you mean the gaming keyboard with the special LCD --> yes. I think the games that this would come in handy on are online and you'd probably set off any kind of cheat detection system by working in a hook on stats, I don't know it just seems likely. But hey, you can do a lot of cool things with the LCD OUTSIDE of gaming

All the extra gaming keys are just a matter of getting scancodes of the keyboard and binding them to usable names, no big deal.
 
Old 05-14-2006, 04:09 PM   #4
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One that I saw recently had a touchpad for volume and either it was balance of input volume. I was thinking of looking into it as a new keyboard to replace my 20.00 dollar keyboard which replaced the keyboard that came with my comp, and it (although it is about 100.00 w/ mouse) seemed like an interesting solution, and was thinking, like I said before, that buying it and not using the extrakeys would be a waste.
 
  


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