Computer Accessories and Linux HOWTOs

The compatibility matrix and the howtos are based on both my personal experience and the contributions from owners of other gadgets. My thanks go to all of them for sharing their results and allowing me to publish them here.

Tested accessories:

Manufacturer Model Description Status#1
Creative Nomad MuVo MP3 player Yes
Creative Nomad MuVo NX MP3 player Yes
Creative Nomad MuVo TX MP3 player Yes
Creative Nomad MuVo2 MP3 player 2.4.26 or 2.6.3 kernel (and newer) needed
HP LaserJet 1300 Printer Yes
IBM Microdrive 340 MB Storage device Yes
Magicstor Microdrive 2 GB Storage device Yes
Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse HID#2 Yes
Timex Data Recorder (Bodylink) HID#2 Yes

#1: Status describes whether or not the device is Linux compatible.

#2: HID - Human Interface Device.


List of contributors (in no particular order):

  • Bjorn Anger
  • Francis Whittle
  • Taylor Brockman
  • Thomas Hopfner
  • Sylvain Toullec