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The roccat-tools package contains the userland applications needed to
configure and make extended use of the supported Roccat devices. It
consists of a shared library and other files shared by device specific
applications for Roccat hardware.

Currently the following devices are supported:

# Keyboards
Arvo (ROC-12-500) [arvo]
Isku (ROC-12-700) [isku]
IskuFX (ROC-12-900) [iskufx]
Ryos MK/Glow/Pro (ROC-12-601, ROC-12-750, ROC-12-850) [ryosmk]
Ryos TKL Pro (ROC-12-650) [ryostkl]

# Mice
Kone (ROC-11-500, ROC-11-501) [kone]
Kone[+] (ROC-11-800) [koneplus]
KonePure (ROC-11-700) [konepure]
KonePureMilitary (ROC-11-711) [konepuremilitary]
KonePureOptical (ROC-11-710) [konepureoptical]
KonePureOpticalBlack (ROC-11-714-B) [konepureoptical]
KoneXTD (ROC-11-810) [konextd]
KoneXTDOptical (ROC-11-811) [konextdoptical]
Kova[+] (ROC-11-520) [kovaplus]
Lua (ROC-11-310) [lua]
Nyth (ROC-11-900, ?) [nyth]
Pyra (ROC-11-300, ROC-11-510) [pyra]
Savu (ROC-11-600) [savu]
Tyon Black/White (ROC-11-850, ROC-11-851) [tyon]

Support for all devices is built by default. To compile support for a
specific device set the DEVICES variable to a semicolon delimited list
of devices to compile support for, such as


You will need a dedicated group to run roccat-tools. This will add the
'roccat' group and not conflict with anything else on SBo:

groupadd -r -g 318 roccat

Set the GROUP variable to whatever you create here before running the
script, otherwise the default 'roccat' will be used.

To use the device features as normal user you have to add yourself and
all other users to the group that was created

usermod -a -G $GROUP $USER

Do a logout/login to apply your new group ownership and replug your
device and everything should work as expected.

You can optionally compile support for Lua 5.1 or 5.2 if you want
scripting possibilities. This will add lua or lua52 as a dependency,
both available at SBo. Set the Lua version like this:


If you have an old Kone (ROC-11-500, ROC-11-501) you, in certain cases,
may additionally need the kmod-roccat package which is currently not
avaiable at SBo.

# This package contains

* roccateventhandler

A eventhandler that takes care of displaying OSD events and handles
quicklaunching and talk events.

* roccatDEVICEcontrol

A console application mainly meant as helper for background tasks.
For basic usage information on roccatDEVICEcontrol please read
the manpage.

* roccatDEVICEconfig

Graphical user interfaces to modify the profiles of your devices.
You should find them in the settings folder of your window
manager, or you can call them from the console.

# Known issues

If you get annoying SHIFT_L key events when entering keys in
DEVICEconfig you might have a video application like xine running
which tries to disable the screensaver in the most stupid way. You
have to switch off this functionality or close the culprit.

If some key events don't show up in DEVICEconfig then you might have
software like xbindkeys running. You have to turn off these tools
for editing keys or macros in DEVICEconfig. Another possibility is
that the translation table is missing some keys (in fact at this
time it only supports a standard 105-keys keyboard)

This requires: libgaminggear

Maintained by: Gerardo Zamudio
Keywords: roccat,gaming,keyboard,mouse,hardware,driver,kone
ChangeLog: roccat-tools


Source Downloads:
roccat-tools-3.7.1.tar.bz2 (ef0d0b990fbdbf66993fcee5869430bf)

Download SlackBuild:
roccat-tools.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.1

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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