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Try pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1. This will switch you to a different tty. After logging in on this you can run commands as normal Any F key under 6 will do.


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I was able to get my Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad(without multitouch) working using the following steps: Packages & Tools You only really need to install the 'bluetooth' package but, I used the following command to install some test tools and the GUI Bluetooth manager: apt-get install bluetooth bluez blueman Edit (2015-12-20): the ...


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What do you want to do with the RPi? You can run it with only a text console, and then you don't need a mouse, even if you still can use one. Just log in with the command sshor use the computer without installing or starting any X11 server or xdm program that starts a X11 server on your computer, like xdm, gdm or kdm does. You can still reach the computer ...


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You can use a great tool called x2x. This essentially treats the monitor connected to the remote device (the Raspberry Pi) as a second X screen to you existing session as if you had two monitors connected. Install x2x on both devices: sudo pacman -S x2x # Arch Linux sudo apt-get install x2x # Debian/Raspbian Configure SSH: On the Raspberry Pi ...


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synergy can do this quite well Synergy lets you easily share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers on your desk, and it's Free and Open Source. Just move your mouse off the edge of one computer's screen on to another. You can even share all of your clipboards. All you need is a network connection. Synergy is cross-platform (works on ...


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Is it possible to install and configure a Raspberry Pi without a wired keyboard or mouse? It should be. I've used a wireless keyboard/mouse combo with a USB dongle; that works out of the box with the linux kernel as configured on raspbian (and almost certainly other available systems too). Just don't get anything too wierd that requires special drivers or ...


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There is an application for this called unclutter. It will hide your mouse after a set time if there is no activity. I'm not a Debian user, but it looks to me as if it is on the repositories: sudo apt-get install unclutter If not then you can get the source from their website and build it yourself.


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I simply added a nocursor option as follows in the file (/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf) xserver-command = X -nocursor and it worked as it should. No cursor is displayed whatsoever.


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The "stock" debian image (currently debian6-19-04-2012.img) works with my Logitech diNovo Edge Windows edition Bluetooth keyboard/trackpad combo. I loaded a new SD card using the command-line Linux instructions and no additional drivers or packages were required. Assuming the diNovo Edge, is a standard Bluetooth HID profile device then others should work ...


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Why not stop it with sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm stop


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This command lets you control the mouse with the numpad, so not exactly what you asked for, but with this you do not need to install anything or edit any files: setxkbmap -option keypad:pointerkeys Press CTRL + SHIFT + NUMLOCK to activate. From: http://en.linuxreviews.org/HOWTO_use_the_numeric_keyboard_keys_as_mouse_in_XOrg


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From memory you can switch the numpad mouse control with Ctrl+Shift+NumLock or Shift+NumLock depending on the distro. Not in front of my RPi so can't verify right now.


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Like in windows, you can do (almost) everything without a mouse. If you really need a mouse, you can enable mouse control on the numpad.


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You may find luck with this command: echo 0x0 > /sys/devices/platform/bcm2708_usb/buspower This seems to disable the USB ports. I haven't tested it though.


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Pressing Ctrl+Esc brings up the 'start' menu (for want of a better word) and then you can use the arrow keys to select 'logout'. Which is the same as Windows - if you've not got a Windows key then Ctrl+Esc does the same thing (OK, a bit off topic but thought I'd make sure everyone understood I wasn't just thinking it was Windows and that it also works on ...


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Try Ctrl+Alt+Backspace. This will kill the running X server.


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A quick google eventually led me here and after a quick test this worked for me. In short you need to setup xrdp sudo apt-get install xrdp Once install it will set the rdp service to start on boot, so restart your RPi. When your RPi has finished booting you will be able to connect to your RPi through Windows built-in (or any other third party) remote ...


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I dont have a Apple Mouse, but this mouseemu should work. emulate middle and right click emulate mouse wheel block trackpad while typing First, update your firmware and software. sudo apt-get update Then: sudo apt-get upgrade Now, install mouseemu by typing: sudo apt-get install mouseemu You might also need to restart (you could also ...


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Just like most other issues with the Raspberry Pi, this is most likely a power issue. Make sure you are using a short and thick USB cable. And a supply that provides at least 5V at 1A, but I highly recommend using a 5V at 1.2A or 2A supply. EDIT: As Steve said, a powered USB hub is also a good idea.


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I've seen several questions concerning connecting Bluetooth devices to the RaspPi, particularly mice and keyboards. There is an alternative: nano-receiver devices. These are tiny dongles that plug in to USB ports and pair with companion devices such as mice and keyboards. You don't even have to install additional drivers. They usually are referred to as "...


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This seems to be a known problem; the USB firmware on the Raspberry Pi can't deal with low-speed and high-speed devices at the same time. The wireless adaptor is a high-speed device and the mouse is a low-speed device, hence you have problems. Solution I'm not sure there is one yet - others may post one of course. The firmware is actively being worked on ...


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Recommended solution You can use USB hub device. This is special device designed for exactly your problem - to multiply the number of USB ports available. The best option for RaspberryPi would be to use powered hub (also called active hub). It differs from the normal USB hub in that it has its own power adapter. This allows you to connect power hungry USB ...


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Try a more powerful power supply. Keyboard repeats generally indicate a lack of power is being provided to the Pi.


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Have a look at Synergy. I've been using it for 4+ years daily between an Ubuntu box and a Windows one. Granted, it wasn't for gaming but I haven't noticed lag.


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I have a nano size wifi adapter and an el cheapo wireless keyboard/mouse combo, they are useable together, but I would not recommend it. The keyboard often repeats, which I believe is related to the "underpowered" issue. However, you mention a hard drive. The pi only has two USB ports, so it's physically impossible to plug in a drive, a keyboard, and a ...


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Wireless adaptors needs very high current. Raspberry pi can not supply enough current for them. Use this wireless adaptor with a external powered Usb Hub.


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It can be done and it has been done. MagPi Magazine's 'Raspberry Pie Projects Book 2' features a gaming mouse with a built in zero running Quake III. You can download the book for free: https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/issues/projects-2/


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I just found the answer to MY problem, and thought I should share. I am using the RealVnc that came pre-loaded on Jessie, and had the same issue. When starting the realVNC program, before connecting to the Raspberry Pi that it detects, right-click on the connection, select "properties" and go to OPTIONS tab. The top section is "Picture quality" and a small ...


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I found the answer to this problem in the following topic: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/231139/libinput-touchpad-is-dead-around-the-perimter Summary: Create a new file /etc/modprobe.d/hid_logitech_hidpp.conf and add options hid_logitech_hidpp disable_raw_mode=1 to it. Power off the host, remove the "unifying receiver" (the little USB dongle) ...


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The file /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart includes the line @point-rpi Description for point-rpi is: Locate the mouse pointer over the menu button This tool determines the current location of the menu button on the taskbar, and positions the mouse pointer over it, to trigger the hover behaviour (button highlight and tooltip). Presumably,...


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