[ltp] "ThinkPad USB Keyboard with TrackPoint" in Linux?

Laurent linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 03 Jul 2010 13:22:27 +0200


> Here's the keyboard:
> <http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:item.detail?GroupID=38&Code=55Y9003&current-category-id=E9ADAEB6787146E29B78400A33E7FE8A>I
> would like to use it on my PC running Linux. Does it require special  
> windows only software, being both a mouse and a keyboard?

No, it is a USB-HID device and works out-of-the-box for Linux,
Mac, windows and even the BIOS. But that model has a lot of problems
(slow reaction to keypresses, the shift-key sometimes locks up,
the FN key plays funny tricks) and i strongly suggest getting
something else.