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Are usb wireless laptop mice compatible with *BSD? I would have thought yes, as it should just be like any other usb mouse, but I read a couple places where folks said they had compatibility issues. Do these require special drivers that aren't supported? Or is it like what I thought and they're just like any other usb mouse?
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I would assume vendors would want it to be "Plug & Play" in nature.

So, a "Wireless" USB mouse would most likely behave like a.. USB mouse, performance/security aside, why not try it out for yourself?

People expect a certain amount of self sufficiency, all these compatibility requests are getting a little old.
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I would assume vendors would want it to be "Plug & Play" in nature.

So, a "Wireless" USB mouse would most likely behave like a.. USB mouse, performance/security aside, why not try it out for yourself?

People expect a certain amount of self sufficiency, all these compatibility requests are getting a little old.
That's what I would assume. I intend to try it out, I just wanted to see if anyone knew of any issues before I plopped down money for something that was knowably incompatible.
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