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How to test a Mac or Apple keyboard

Apple keyboards or the built-in keyboard on a MacBook are generally good quality keyboards but they aren’t immune to problems. They can stop working entirely, or in part i.e., just a few keys. This can be a software problem and Apple has had trouble with its keyboard in the past …

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How to remap a Windows keyboard for a Mac

A Mac can be used with any type of keyboard. It’s probably better to use an Apple keyboard or one that’s designed for a Mac but that’s really only because of the keys on it. A normal Windows keyboard will work just fine but you will have to relearn how …

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How to share mouse and keyboard over the LAN on Linux

Barrier lets Linux users share both the mouse and keyboard over the local area network, effectively making it possible to control the input of one computer with another. It’s based on the code base of the tool Synergy. Here’s how to get it working on your system. Installing Barrier The …

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How to lock keyboard and mouse input on Windows 10

External keyboards usually connect via a wire or a dongle. Disabling them is easy enough i.e., unplug whatever connects them to a computer or laptop. Some keyboards and mice have an off button of their own that allows you turn the device On/Off without having to disconnect anything. You’ll find …

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How to enable keyboard typing sounds on macOS

macOS provides audio feedback for lots of things e.g., when you move files to the trash, when you take a screenshot, or when you connect the power adapter to a MacBook. It also has a built-in option to give audio feedback when a key is pressed. This is an accessibility …

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How to update Corsair keyboard firmware on Linux

Are you using a Corsair keyboard on your Linux PC? Is the firmware on your keyboard woefully out of date? Unsure of how to update the firmware? We can help! Here’s how to update Corsair keyboard firmware on Linux! Install CKB Next on Linux The Corsair keyboard firmware for Linux …

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