On Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 3:11:37 AM UTC+2, tai...@gmx.com wrote:
> On 04/13/2018 03:01 PM, 00010age...@gmail.com wrote:
> > Is there a way to know which keyboards are incompatible with QubesOS?
> >
> > Or do we just need to keep on buying keyboards until one works?
> You need to enable the keyboard sys-usb forwarding permission in qubes
> settings files, there is a guide on the website for that.
> > I'm asking because I bought the (IMHO best ergonomic mouse/keyboard combo; 
> > wireless) "Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop" [0], but only the mouse 
> > works (and only once you have logged into your QubesOS session), not the 
> > keyboard.
> >
> > So based on what is one supposed to make the buying decision?
> >
> The best keyboards are made in a first world country and have firmware
> that can't be internally flashed - the unicomp keyboards fit the bill
> here and are much more secure as the firmware can't be re-written and
> they are made in usa thus more trustworthy than one that is made in china.

You've really drunk the cool-aid, haven't you? Products from the "land of the 
free", with its public-private Stasi (NSA in full cooperation with 
FAANG/Silicon Valley more generally) are inherently "more trustworthy" than 
those made in "China". 
If only the world were that simple.. 
Sadly, that was a lie even when McCarthy and the Cold War were still in full 
swing, let alone now, when everything described in 1984 is both technologically 
completely possible, and enacted (the only difference being that it's done in a 
less blatantly fascist manner than in the book).

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