Logitech USB wireless keyboard with trackpad on XO-1.75
walter.bender at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 22:20:34 EDT 2014
On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 9:48 PM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> This deserves a new thread, as it is not related to purchase of
> replacement keyboards. So I'm changing subject of post and including
> your post below.
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:47:13AM +0000, tkkang at nurturingasia.com wrote:
>> I plug a logitech wireless trackpad with keyboard on to a
>> XO1.75. The keyboard is recognised but not the trackpad. No luck
>> with just a stand alone wireless mouse also.
>> Are there things I need to do to get wireless input access on the
> There are too many Logitech wireless trackpads with keyboard to be
> able to identify your particular device; could you please supply the
> model number, and the USB vendor and product identifiers shown by the
> "sudo lsusb -v" command.
> There are too many ways in which a device may present the USB HID
> (human interface device) features to the host computer; if you can
> provide the "sudo lsusb -v" command output then I can check that.
> You may need to "sudo yum install -y lsusb" to get the lsusb program
> Moving on to speculation:
> Some devices are not intentionally supported by OLPC OS, for reasons
> of space. It is possible to add support.
> Some devices are not sadly not supported by Linux. This particular
> device is unlikely to be affected, since other references to it show
> support on other Linux distributions .
> Our ticket #12616  seems likely to be the cause of your problem.
> Please check to see if any of the workarounds in that ticket fix it
> for you. In particular, try stopping olpc-kbdshim process,
> sudo systemctl stop olpc-kbdshim.service
FWIW, the MakeyMakey activity  does this for you.
> But this also disables keyboard and touchpad idle detection, rotate
> key, touchpad and arrow keys screen rotation support, grab scrolling
> key, volume keys, and brightness keys.
> You might also try the MakeyMakey activity on Sugar Labs , which
> uses the same workaround.
> +CC Paul Fox, for interest as olpc-kbdshim author.
>  http://elinux.org/RPi_USB_Keyboards
>  http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/12616
>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Activities/MakeyMakey
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