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List of Input devices (keyboard, mouse, KVM, trackball, joystick, joypad, touchpad...) models working with SuSE releases. Specify Product brand, Model, Type, Interface, SuSE version and any other Comments or tips regarding the product that can help other users. The list is sorted alphabetically (by brand).

Brand Model Type Interface SuSE versions Comments
Aten CL-1200 and ACS-1208A KVM switch combo (LCD / touchpad / keyboard) PS/2 SuSE 10.0 (x86-64, smp), 10.3 (64 bits) Combination of LCD display / keyboard / touchpad with 8-ports switch for rackmount systems
Cherry eVolution STREAM XT Standard Keyboard (105 key) USB Opensuse 11.x Multimedia keys and PS/2-adapter work.
Chicony KB 9908 Multimedia Keyboard PS/2 Opensuse 10.3, 11.2 Multimedia Keys detected automatically in Opensuse 11.2. Works perfectly.
DasKeyboard Professional III and Ultimate III Standard Keyboard (104 key) USB Opensuse 11.x USB ports work for unpowered devices (hardware limitation); alternate keycaps for control, alt and super for Mac and Linux; it just works.
Dell SK-8135 Multimedia Keyboard USB Opensuse 11.0 & 11.1 Media buttons email,browser,calculator & volume control work.
Dell RT7D20 Rev.A01 Standard Windows keyboard UK layout PS/2 OPenSuSE 11.1 NO problems
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TouchScreen and usb hub USB Opensuse 11.1 TouchScreen and 4-port usb hub from "Easy and Fun TouchKit" set. Works fine. Setup drivers from DVD or eeeti.com: needs only to run "setup.sh" (read "Driver Guid.pdf" - comes with drivers). No kernel rebuild or module compile needs. Just setup.sh, restart your netbook and run "TouchKit" utility to calibrate TouchScreen.
Genius KB-29e Calculator Multimedia Keyboard USB SUSE Linux 10.0 This powerful multimedia USB keyboard, has no Linux drivers. So it works as a standard keyboard, without the multimedia buttons.
Genius KB-18 Multimedia Keyboard PS/2 SuSE 10.0 Some multimedia functions will work, if you manually choose KB-21 drivers from the KDE Control Center. To do so: Start->KDE Control Center->Regions & Accessability -> Keyboard Layout -> Keyboard Model -> Genius KB-21e Scroll
Genius ErgoMedia R800 Laser Deluxe 2.4Ghz wireless ergonomic desktop combo USB openSUSE 11.0 The set work great, some extra buttons don't work but most of them do out of the box. Other buttons will require to bind them with the desired function through Control Centre. Office, Messenger and Audio Preset buttons will not work. The mouse is a bit sensitive, I recommend to adjust sensitivity and mouse speed. Although it works with standard keyboard, maybe is better to select Genius KB-21e Scroll for Keyboard Layout (tested on GNOME only)

It is possible to make work the Office and Zoom keys with keytouch. To configure keytouch select the mouse, it seems those keys are handled by the mouse input bus. At the moment I couldn't make work the others.

Happy Hacking - Standard Keyboard PS/2 - High Quality Keys, UNIX Key Layouts, Small Footprint, Multi Platforms Support. All the right keys in the right place.
HP SK-2565 Multimedia Keyboard USB 2.0 SuSE 10.3, 11.0 Most Special keys don't work with the exception of Eject and mute, Keytouch-editor was unable to recognize the keyboard so mapping the keys is out of the question.
iball Ez-9910 M [1] Multimedia Keyboard PS/2 openSUSE 11.0 Works great. All multimedia keys work.
IBM Model M Standard Keyboard PS/2 All This is the original PC keyboard and works perfectly.
IOGear GKM571R A/V Keyboard USB openSUSE 11.4 Works out of box.
Key Tronic DESIGNER-P2 Standard Keyboard PS/2 11.2 (x86_64), 11.3 (x86_64) Lifetime warranty, High Quality. full num pad. http://www.keytronic.com/home/products/specs/designer-p2.htm
Kinesis Contoured Ergo Keyboard Standard Keyboard USB SuSE 10.1 Special ergonomic keyboard that puts most used keys under your stronger digits (esp. thumb) and makes distance to keys shorter for your smaller, weaker fingers. It works perfectly out of the box, although I did not test its USB hub feature (i.e., has integrated USB ports) or the optional foot pedal. See Kinesis.
Logitech Classic Keyboard 200 Standard Keyboard USB 10.3 Works well, standard keyboard for those that don't want or need a bunch of special keys.
Logitech Logitech Wireless Keyboard K340 Wireless Keyboard (logitech unifying micro receiver capable) USB 11.3 Basic functionality is fine, plug and play. Not all of the function keys seem to work however. The mail, calculator, music (including music controls) don't seem to work, the others (including volume control) do work fine.
Logitech Cordless Internet Pro Multimedia Keyboard and Mouse USB - Works great, except for the "special keys" (only volume control works). Just don't enable plugin in XMMS for it, because XMMS will not work unless you are root. And, if you want the keyboard to work in boot loader, you may have to enable USB keybord detection in BIOS.
Mouse works too.
Logitech Cordless MediaBoard PRO Multimedia Keyboard with build in mouse Bluetooth 11.0 Connects but there is no output on screen. Only in hcidump
Logitech Cordless Desktop® Wave™ Multimedia Keyboard and Mouse USB openSuSE 10.3 The set work great, some extra buttons don't work but most of them do. All the multimedia buttons do work. Doesn't work in openSUSE 11.1 including some key buttons.
Logitech Cordless Desktop LX700 Multimedia Keyboard and Mouse USB - Keyboard and mouse work as a standard keyboard/mouse (no special functionality is available by default). There are a couple of resources available for configuring the additional functionality of the keyboard.

* Living With Linux - Logitech Cordless Desktop LX700 - for XFree86
** Living With Linux - Changes for X.Org Server - for X.Org
Logitech Cordless Desktop® EX 110 [2] Multimedia Keyboard and Mouse USB SuSE 10.1 Special (multimedia) keys not tested.
Logitech G15 Multimedia Keyboard and Mouse USB SuSE 10.2 SuSE 10.3 Suse 11.0 Special keys don't work. G-keys work as function keys.G15 tools
Logitech Media Keyboard 600 Media keyboard 600 Multimedia Keyboard USB Opensuse 11.0 & 11.1 most media buttons (email,browser,calculator,volume control & mute) autoconfigured & can be reconfigured under 'configure desktop menu'.
Logitech Internet Navigator Multimedia/Internet Keyboard USB openSUSE 11.x Everything works. Some keys are autoconfigure. The other can be configured by KDE.
Logitech Marble Mouse® Trackball USB SUSE 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 Works excellent.
Logitech Mx518 Gaming Mouse USB SuSE 10.2 Works with Mx310 driver.
Logitech M505 Wireless Mouse USB openSUSE 11.3 Works out of the box.
Logitech M555b Bluetooth Laser Mouse for Notebooks Bluetooth 11.4 Perfect, even sideward scroll working (might depend from your Bluetooth device, no dongle included)
Logitech V470 Cordless Laser Bluetooth Mouse for Notebooks Bluetooth 11.2, 11.3, 11.4 all works.
Logitech RumblePad 2 Joypad (Gamepad) USB OpenSuSE 11.1, 10.2 Just install library "libjsw" (and "libjsw-calibrator") from packman repository, plugin joystick, and run "jscalibrator" to calibrate device. All works fine, but after "jscalibrator" worked out, some programs need joypad to be replugged to catch axises.
Logitech Wireless Combo MK220 Keyboard + Mouse USB / Advanced 2.4 GHz wireless 12.3 Works out of the box, including FN keys (mute, volume down, volume up, print screen) on KDE. I haven't tested it on GNOME.
Macally IkeySlim Generic Macintosh Keyboard USB 2.0 SuSE 10.2, 10.3 PPC and x86 It works excellent. USB ports underpowered for some usb devices.
Microsoft Natural Curve Keyboard 2000 Keyboard USB 11.4, 11.3 Multimedia keys and browsing buttons works well, calculator button requires extra configuration
Microsoft Natural 4000 Keyboard USB 10.3, 11.0, 11.1 Perfect support in 11.0, but associations need to be specified for hot-keys. Hot keys don't work well in 10.3
Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 Compact wireless keyboard and number pad Bluetooth oS 11.4 Perfect support in 11.4 (might depend from your Bluetooth device, no dongle included), even the volume control keys work fine.
Mitsumi - Standard Keyboard - SuSE 9.3, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2 and SuSE 10.2x86-64 It works excellent.
Razer Arctosa Multimedia keyboard USB openSUSE 12.1 Everything (including the multimedia keys, interface with Amarok) works out of the box. The only exception is the Razer key (which is never really useful in Windows, either). Due to the lack of drivers, keys cannot be programmed to execute macros and other fancy things, but that is not necessary for ordinary use. The Windows and Scroll Lock keys don't do anything, either, but it's to be expected.
Sandberg Wireless Keyboard Set Pro 2.4Ghz wireless desktop combo USB openSUSE 11.4 The DSP change button on the mouse and the "Open calculator" button on the keyboard doesn't work - otherwise everything works out-of-the-box in KDE4 and Gnome2. Only the multimedia keys works on Gnome Shell (Gnome3) and LXDE.
Thrustmaster T-Flight Stick X V.4 Joystick USB SuSE-11.1 Had to plug it directly to the USB of the Computer, not via the USB-HUB I have at the monitor, but worked fine e.g. with the OOlite Calibration procedures.
Typhoon Art No.40691 Media Center Desktop USB Wireless SuSE-10.3 Had to switch BIOS to legacy mode for USB. After booting to KDE-3.5.7, have to press 'nums-lock' key 2 to 3 times to obtain proper keyboard functionality. Trackball also works fine.
Toshiba RT2258TWUS Standard Windows keyboard -US layout PS/2 OpenSuSE 11.1 Works with no problem even on a UK system. Blank key to left of 'Z' maps as '<' or as '>' in shifted state.
Unicomp On-The-Ball 101 Standard keyboard (101 key) with integrated trackball mouse PS/2 openSUSE 11.3, 11.4 Works perfectly out of the box. PS/2 input was recognized and accepted without reboot.Keyboard is a current manufacture IBM Model M5-2 using original IBM Model M materials and molds. Trackball buttons replicate two button mouse functions with a second pair acting as locking buttons for each button; all four buttons are replicated on the rear of the trackball housing.