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Debugging Tips For The Uni

 If your keyboard does not work, there are a few things that you can do. 1. Check that the cable you are using is a data cable. 2. Quit plover and run it again. 3. Go to configure > machine then click Gemini PR. Click scan and try all the ports. 4. Make sure that plover is enabled. If you are using Linux, try looking at these steps by a customer.

Uni V2 on Ubuntu Debugging

 "I've had the Uni for a few days now, and it works just great with Ubuntu. However, it doesn't work straight out of the box. There is a simple enough fix and only requires a one-line terminal command to get it working. The issue is that, in order to read/write to a serial port (which is the protocol Gemini PR uses in Ubuntu), the user needs to be added to the dialout group. In theory, one could run Plover as a super user, but at least on my machine, Plover crashes for some reason when I try to run it with super user permissions, so I had to specifically change one permission for the regular user. If none of this makes sense, that's okay. Here's a step-by-step on what to do to get the Uni working in Ubuntu, and you're welcome to re-publish it on your Guide page or your Blog. The command should, in theory, work in Arch Linux distros too, but I recommend testing that before saying so on your website. 1. Press CTRL + ALT + T to bring up the terminal. 2. Type the f