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Old 03-08-2005, 07:47 PM   #1
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Wireless Keyboard and Mouse?


In my quest to find something I can use in the living room, I'm considering an Air Desk (no url because of the no-spamming rule) in conjunction with a quiet PC, since getting laptops with hibernate working seems to be tricky.

Are there wireless keyboards and mice that work with Linux?
 
Old 03-08-2005, 08:39 PM   #2
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I use a logitech wireless mouse with my laptop on a daily basis without issue... currently I am running Suse 9.2, but on this same machine I have also had used this mouse with Fedora Core 1 & 2.

So at least some main stream wireless devices.... Although I have to admit that I am not familare with the Air Desk line.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 08:42 PM   #3
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Air Desk is furniture, check it out on google if interested. The PC would be something ordinary, like a slimeline dell or a shuttle.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 09:11 PM   #4
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ahhh I see... In general I do not think that you should have much problem finding a workable wireless mouse and keyboard. In this enviorment, you will likely be looking for something with a bit of range, such as bluetooth devices.

Here is an interesting link on someones setup to use a bluetooth mouse with Linux...

http://www.bueche.ch/comp/mx900/mx900.html

Good luck,
 
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Most wireless keyboard and mouse will work with linux, but WILL NOT have the range required to move away from the receiver more than a few feet. Bluetooth devices are better, but can be hard to set up if you don't know what you're doing. I just bought a logitech dinovo keyboard/mouse (non-bluetooth version) for my media center PC because I heard it has range up to 30ft. I am lucky to get 10 feet, and it doesn't work at all from my couch at 12ft. Good Luck.
 
  


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