Group: Hardware/Devices/Keyboards

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Standalone keyboards firmwares

There is a presentation that list various free software firmwares for keyboards.

video: https://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/2019/MiniDebConfVaumarcus/keyboards-free-firmware.webm

slides: https://noone.org/talks/keyboards/free-keyboards.html

Laptops keyboards firmwares

Several ARM laptops also have a free software firmware for the embedded controller and/or keyboard controller.

TODO: list the laptops, if they can boot with only free software and the firmware of the embedded controller and/or keyboard controller.

Laptops keyboards without firmwares

Sometimes the keyboards keys can be connected directly to the System on a chip and Linux drivers like gpio-matrix-keypad can make the keys act as a keyboard.

Standalone keyboards without firmwares

TODO: research the topic.