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Buying new RGB mechanical keyboard for Linux

JohnnyAlmi
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Hi! I am looking to buy new RGB mech which will be used almost only on Linux. I want MX Brown switches :) I heard Corsair's support for Linux is awful, but there is some open source software which is almost good as official is for Windows and that Roccat has best support for Linux since most of their software is open source. Is Roccat good and worth it, or is something else better - Corsair (worth a risk?), Cooler Master, Logitech, Razer?

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How about the Logitech G810?

 

I do prefer Corsair but if it isn't good on Linux that is not desirable... just avoid Razer since their stuff usually break a week after the 1 year warranty lol

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You'd be better off getting something that isn't dependant on software if Linux is the primary use case.

 

I'd suggest a Ducky Shine if RGB is a desired feature. You change colours and effects using the keyboard itself, which frees you from using any horrible attempt at software support for Linux. Depends how deep you want your customisation, though. You can't change the colours per key basis, afaik. At least I haven't found a way to do that on my Ducky Shine 5.

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