Cherry G230 (Keyboard, USB, Media Keys)

I/O Cherry, Keyboard, Multimedia, Slim, USB

Cherry G230 (Keyboard, USB, Media Keys)
Linux compatibility:
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Review of Linux Compatibility

The Cherry G230 is a USB keyboard with additional media keys. It has the USB ID 046a:0023

Bus 002 Device 006: ID 046a:0023 Cherry GmbH CyMotion Master Linux Keyboard G230

The keyboard is fully supported by the Linux kernel:

usb 2-2: new low-speed USB device number 3 using xhci_hcd
usb 2-2: New USB device found, idVendor=046a, idProduct=0023
usb 2-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=0, Product=0, SerialNumber=0
cherry 0003:046A:0023.0002: input,hidraw1: USB HID v1.11 Keyboard [HID 046a:0023] on usb-0000:00:14.0-2/input0
input: HID 046a:0023 as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb2/2-2/2-2:1.1/0003:046A:0023.0003/input/input9

Also the media keys work out-of-the box (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS).


Identified Hardware Configurations (11 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
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Debian GNU/Linux 7.11 (wheezy) 3.2.0-4-amd64 The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 25/11/2016
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-47-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 18/11/2016
Chakra 4.5.7-1-CHAKRA The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 10/11/2016
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-45-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 08/11/2016
Linux Mint 18 Sarah 4.4.0-21-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 04/11/2016
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-34-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 14/08/2016
Arch Linux 4.6.4-1-ARCH The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 07/08/2016
Debian GNU/Linux 8.5 (jessie) 4.2-5.dmz.1-liquorix-amd64 The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 04/08/2016
Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 3.13.0-91-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 31/07/2016
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-31-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 21/07/2016
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 4.4.0-28-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 04/07/2016

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 2 Comments

  • rene@___.cc on said:

    Used just for installation, works without any problems, Media-Keys not testet (therefore just 4 stars).

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