Also, if all the buttons are detectable in xev, your 2nd point is null. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Several functions may not work. Logitech makes really good hardware. That’s gonna be damn frustrating three years from now when you’ve upgraded the distro, the binary blob does some sort of kernel magic that doesn’t work on the kernel you’re currently using and you need to change the settings on the mouse.
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It’s all about simply having the specs available, the FOSS community will take care of everything else.
How to install logitech setpoint Ask Question. Is there any other version of SetPoint or another utility altogether that I can use? Sign up using Facebook.
Would anyone be interested in a reverse-engineered spec? Which means that when I’m typing the most moves and selects something and replaces it. There are special buttons such as “Set DPI” which are internal to the mouse, and there needs to be a way to rebind one of the physical buttons to that. IMO the open source community does a much better job of providing working driver software.
Ubuntu N00B 23 1 The volume pot is noisy. I was amazed how much better my Razer Megladon worked on Ubuntu versus W7.
I hope we’ll get them to listen.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. It seems like I have the option to put the ol’ programmer’s gloves on after all. Please join me; let them see our numbers. Thanks for your feedback. All the buttons are detectable in xev right now. Not for anything past the MX, I believe. Could we just snatch out Logitechs proprietary chip and stick an arduino in there?
In my post I mentioned that, and it would be preferable to have the specs, but in the name of pragmatism I’m willing to settle for a binary blob. Just making them loitech the initial steps of supporting one of their products would go a long way; it’s easy to add support for similar products to an existing code base.
I’ve since added to the post that all buttons are visible, and that the only cause for concern is “Set DPI” and the like. Which is all well and good I suppose if I used the trackpad. Or just moves my cursor.
I understand your point, and I completely agree; though these things could be handled through libusb like the lomoco program does. Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list.
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You really can’t beat an MX or G or whtever the new model is. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Community Forum Software by IP. You need to enable usbmon, also the vm has to take control over the device you can’t use the mouse on the host. About six years ago I approached them and they refused to even release information specs useless to people that didn’t buy their hardware that would let us write our own Linux drivers for their products, much less add their own support.