Keyboard won't accept input

Curt Tresenriter ctres at
Wed Dec 17 02:30:38 UTC 2014

On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:13:20 +0100
Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:

> On 14 December 2014 at 11:36, CenturyLink Customer <ctres at>
> wrote:
> > I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 using a Logitech wireless keyboard
> > through a KVM switch.
> I know this is not really helpful, but my comment would be: *don't*
> try using a wireless k/b through a KVM.
> Both KVMs and wireless HID kit rely a lot on device detection and
> auto-negotiated connections. I would /expect/ a pairing of them to be
> unreliable.
> This argument summarises my views on wireless keyboards:
> In other words: don't.

Not sure I get the issue. Built in keyloggers?.. or just USB being
vulnerable? Wouldn't someone have to be pretty close to capture my

As for functionality...
Logitech's unity receiver has been flawless - never an issue, plug it
in turn on the switch boot the boxen and I'm off to the races.


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