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I have purchased a Corsair Strafe keyboard and here is what happens when I use it with Ubuntu PC:

It works fine when selecting entries from grub. Then it is again working properly while logging in. But it stops working when I get to desktop after successfully logging in. How can I fix it?

Since keyboard is not working inside system I don`t know how any further investigation be possible.

Here is the output of lsusb:

lsusb

[...]

Bus 004 Device 002: ID 1b1c:1b15 Corsair

[...]

Thanks!

  • Have you installed ckb? github.com/ccMSC/ckb. My RGB Strafe works fine. – negusp Nov 28 '16 at 14:41
  • @PatrickNegus Thanks for suggestion. It is totally safe to use? – Armand Bozsik Nov 28 '16 at 15:15
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    It's perfectly safe. – negusp Nov 28 '16 at 15:26
  • @PatrickNegus Are there any prebuilt package for this tool or I have to follow the given instuctions on site? Thanks – Armand Bozsik Nov 28 '16 at 16:27
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Before installation, run the following command:

sudo apt-get install build-essential libudev-dev qt5-default zlib1g-dev libappindicator-dev

To install ckb, navigate to this page: https://github.com/ccMSC/ckb/releases

Download the .zip or tarball. Extract to a folder (doesn't matter). Navigate to that extracted folder. Double click the file called quickinstall, and follow the installer instructions.

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  • Double clicking 'quickinstall' just opens the file in a text editor. I tried a sudo ./quickinstall and also chmod +x the file but not sure how to run this – Garglesoap Jul 2 at 4:56
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ckb referenced above is no longer actively maintained. The author recommends to use ckb-next

This project is no longer maintained. I simply do not have the time to work on it anymore. Thanks to everyone who helped me to test and develop it. An actively-developed version can be found here: https://github.com/mattanger/ckb-next

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The ckb Repository has moved yet again and can now be found at https://github.com/ckb-next/ckb-next

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  • This answer is almost the same as another one. – pim Oct 30 '18 at 10:40
  • The repo changed owner to avoid a single point of failure. Since Mattanger's account could go down i added the new location to make sure everyone interested in this project would find it. – Mohl Nov 1 '18 at 0:09

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