Open a terminal and go to the folder where you have downloaded the bin file. Run the .bin file. E.g.: Under command Prompt
$ chmod +x hidpoint1-0.bin
$sudo -E ./hidpoint1-0.bin
The installation wizard will guide you through the process.
No you don't need to be logged in as root, But you will need to provide admin privileges (sudo) to the installer process.
No, the installer will take care of all the necessary steps that needs to be done to detect and to configure the device.
Please make sure, you have at least one of the devices HIDPoint supports plugged in. Some distros require a reboot for the devices to be detected. You can also try unplugging and re-plugging the receiver.
Open a terminal and type "uninstall_hidpoint" or double click the "Remove HIDPoint" Desktop icon. The uninstall wizard will guide you through the uninstall process.
Currently we support USB HID compliant devices, particularly Logitech and Microsoft devices. For more information see our supported devices page.
Currently we support various Linux flavors such as Ubuntu, Mint, Debian, Fedora, Red Hat, CentOS, Suse and Mandriva. For more information see the supported platforms page.
Currently we support for GNOME and KDE desktop managers.
HIDPoint can be launched in couple of ways.
Double click on the HIDPoint desktop shortcut
From terminal: hidpoint
Yes, HIDPoint runs minimized in system tray.
Plug in your device
Install HIDPoint and launch HIDPoint
In case you have not yet plugged in your device, Plug in your device
On the system tray right click on the HIDPoint icon and select "Configure".
HIDPoint UI will be displayed, select the device that you want to configure.
Launch HIDPoint in case it is not already running. From the system tray, right click on HIDPoint icon and select configure menu.
Make sure that your device is plugged into the system, iou might also want to check if your device is supported by HIDPoint. If you still have problems, please fill out a bug report and we will look into your issue.
By default, HIDPoint configures each button for the specific application Ex: XMMS for Media Player. If that application is not available, then HIDPoint will not launch any application. Please go to the configuration page and configure the button to launch any available application.