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Logitech K740 (Illuminated, USB Keyboard, Wired)

I/O Keyboard, Logitech, USB

Logitech K740 (Illuminated, USB Keyboard, Wired)
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Logitech K740 
Minimum: CDN$ 69.20 
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Updated: 16/07/2016 12:27

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Logitech K740 is a wired USB keyboard. Each key is illuminated by a white backlight. Therefore, the keyboard can also be used in semi-darkness or even darkness.

The keyboard has the USB ID 046d:c318

Bus 001 Device 003: ID 046d:c318 Logitech, Inc. Illuminated Keyboard

and is automatically recognized and supported under Linux (e.g. at least since Ubuntu 8.10):

usb 1-4: new full-speed USB device number 3 using xhci_hcd
usb 1-4: New USB device found, idVendor=046d, idProduct=c318
usb 1-4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
usb 1-4: Product: Logitech Illuminated Keyboard
usb 1-4: Manufacturer: Logitech
input: Logitech Logitech Illuminated Keyboard as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb1/1-4/1-4:1.0/0003:046D:C318.0005/input/input6
hid-generic 0003:046D:C318.0005: input,hidraw1: USB HID v1.11 Keyboard [Logitech Logitech Illuminated Keyboard] on usb-0000:00:14.0-4/input0
input: Logitech Logitech Illuminated Keyboard as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb1/1-4/1-4:1.1/0003:046D:C318.0006/input/input7
usb 1-6: new full-speed USB device number 4 using xhci_hcd
hid-generic 0003:046D:C318.0006: input,hiddev0,hidraw2: USB HID v1.11 Device [Logitech Logitech Illuminated Keyboard] on usb-0000:00:14.0-4/input1

Identified Hardware Configurations (6 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
openSUSE Leap 42.2 4.4.62-18.6-default - 26/05/2017
Fedora release 26 (Twenty Six) 4.10.9-200.fc25.x86_64 - 17/04/2017
Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 4.2.0-42-generic - 22/12/2016
Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 4.4.0-47-generic - 25/11/2016
Linux Mint 18 Sarah 4.4.0-47-generic - 25/11/2016
Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 3.19.0-32-generic - 23/12/2015

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