I'm trying to install 12.10 on my system, but my mouse and keyboard are not working during installation. I use the Logitech MX5500 Bluetooth mouse+keyboard combo with a Bluetooth dongle.

My keyboard and mouse work in my UEFI bios, and during the Windows 7/8 installation. My keyboard also works in the Ubuntu screen that allows me to set options, install, use the live cd, etc, before boot.

I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to get this dongle working during the installation process so that I can actually install 12.10.

  • I face exactly the same problem with the same mouse/keyboard combo. I used a USB mouse to perform the installation and then I was able use the mx5500 with my ASUS P8P67 Deluxe motherboard bluetooth module. Problem: it doesn't work on the login screen and sometimes doesn't work at all... Do you also have a Bluetooth motherboard ? – Marc Demierre Oct 22 '12 at 15:43

My USB keyboard and mouse is Logitech as well and it works fine during install of 12.10, try enabling legacy support for usb in BIOS.


Mike Beach has some info on this, see it here: http://mikebeach.org/2010/06/27/logitech-devices-on-ubuntu-linux-and-others/

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