Bug 1464372 - RFE: 'razercfg' should replace the removed 'razertool' package for controlling razer peripherals
RFE: 'razercfg' should replace the removed 'razertool' package for controllin...
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: razertool (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2017-06-23 05:27 EDT by collura
Modified: 2017-06-23 17:05 EDT (History)
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Description collura 2017-06-23 05:27:07 EDT
Description of problem:

  Please update the tool for configuring settings of Razer devices.

    0) 'razertool' was discontinued with fedora15
      ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700756 )
      ( https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=227809 )

    1) 'razercfg' would replace the depricated 'razertool'
      ( https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/devel@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6AJIO5OGUID4TC3ZU5U3EALQDLV5YSEC/ )

    2) the functionality of a razer configuration utility is still of interest
      ( https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Package_maintainers_wishlist?rd=PackageMaintainers/WishList )
      ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1362244 )
      ( http://forums.fedoraforum.org/tags.php?tag=razer )


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How reproducible:

 always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. connect a Razer brand peripheral 
2. no tool to control settings is in repo
3. peripheral settings not configurable without tool

Actual results:

 'razercfg' in not in fedora repository

Expected results:

 'razercfg' in fedora repository

Additional info:

  'razercfg' is a gpl licensed program for controlling settings of 
   Razer peripheral devices

   ( https://github.com/mbuesch/razer )
   ( http://bues.ch/cms/hacking/razercfg.html )
Comment 1 collura 2017-06-23 17:05:12 EDT
alternatively 'polychromatic' for gnome shell toolbar, 

  https://github.com/lah7/polychromatic

     https://terrycain.github.io/razer-drivers/#fedora
       "From the RPM Repository

        Open the terminal and type these commands:

            sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/hardware:razer/Fedora_25/hardware:razer.repo
            sudo dnf install openrazer-meta kernel-devel

        Due to this bug, kernel-devel needs to be installed explicitly.

        After the drivers are installed, please restart the computer."

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