logitech g19 keyboard installation

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logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by heiny » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:18 pm

Hi all, I have a Logitech G19 keyboard and trying to make it work without success...
Followed some links but no luck. Is there one of you somewhere that make it worked?

Really need some help here!!

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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by catweazel » Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:21 am

heiny wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:18 pm
trying to make it work without success...
Define 'trying to make it work without success...'
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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by heiny » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:38 am

Ok...first i've tried this

1 sudo apt-get update
2 sudo apt-get upgrade
3 sudo apt-get install make git build-essential

Shell

1 cd /tmp
2 git clone https://github.com/Huskynarr/gnome15.git
3 cd gnome15
4 ./configure
5 make
6 sudo make install

Everything goes well except at this line: ./configure...got an error msg there :(

any idea?

Thank you for taking time to look at my post, really appreciated.

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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by heiny » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:39 am

For now the keyboard lit up in white only, no dimmer. and the multimedia screen show the Logitech logo only.

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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by thx-1138 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:06 pm

heiny wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:38 am
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Everything goes well except at this line: ./configure...got an error msg there :(

any idea?
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...heiny, i have no idea how this thingy works myself...but i'd try instead:

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autoreconf -i
./configure
make
make install
That is, based on the bug reports on the project page itself:
https://github.com/Huskynarr/gnome15/issues/19
&
https://github.com/Huskynarr/gnome15/issues/13

Edit:...you could also have a look at the following thread for pre-compiled binaries and/or instructions:
viewtopic.php?t=211650

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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by heiny » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:11 pm

ok, all installed correctly this time, thanks for the help. :D

Nothing changed on my keyboard...lit up in white with the Logitech logo on the multimedia screen....M1 M2 M3 etc button does nothing....
Seems to be missing something..
Have in menu/preference/ Logitech G keyboard configuration program but when i click on it I see the computer is working but nothing happen...

Any idea?

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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by heiny » Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:25 pm

Something new, I can now change display of the LCD but limited functions.... lit up in green now...but can't change it to another color....and M1 M2 M3 MR keys are lit up but does nothing....
At least a sign of life loll :lol:
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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by heiny » Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:38 pm

keep going.... working now wit some tweaks to do.....
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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by Loron » Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:51 pm

Hello!
Any news on this? I was running my Logitec G19s with Linux Mint 18 which worked totally fine.
Now I changed to Linux Mint 19 some days ago. I took me some time gut all the dependencies installed but now it compiles without errors.
To be sure I just tried the way mentioned above with

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autoreconf -i
./configure
make
make install
I can start Logitec Keyboard Configuration but nothing changes when I edit for example the colour settings. In order to find some issues I started G15-dekstop-service with the terminal and got some error messages:

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WARNING	19:26:38-MainThread	gnome15.g15drivermanager - Failed to load driver.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gnome15/g15drivermanager.py", line 42, in <module>
    driver_mod = __import__("gnome15.drivers.%s" % d , fromlist=[])
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gnome15/drivers/driver_g930.py", line 21, in <module>
    from pyinputevent.pyinputevent import SimpleDevice
ImportError: No module named pyinputevent.pyinputevent
ERROR	19:26:38-MainThread	gnome15.g15pluginmanager - Failed to load plugin module /usr/local/share/gnome15/plugins/indicator-messages.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gnome15/g15pluginmanager.py", line 247, in <module>
    for mod in ([__import__(fname) for fname in pluginfiles]):
  File "/usr/local/share/gnome15/plugins/indicator-messages/indicator-messages.py", line 45, in <module>
    raise Exception("Only works in Ubuntu Unity desktop")
Exception: Only works in Ubuntu Unity desktop
WARNING	19:26:41-MainThread	gnome15.g15service - None of the supported session managers available, will not detect logout signal for clean shutdown.
I looks like the driver is not working properly. Anything I could check?

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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by Loron » Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:12 pm

Anybody?

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Re: logitech g19 keyboard installation

Post by heiny » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:46 pm

did you tried to run: g15-systemtray
it will open the console to configure the keyboard and you can start the desktop service from this console.
I have to start this utility manually each time i boot but..it's working.

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