Control your Logitech MX 5000 keyboard

The Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5000 Laser comes with a keyboard that has a nice LCD. But Logitech did not provide any way to control the LCD on a Free operating system. These tools make it possible to control what is displayed on the LCD and to use some of the keys that are not recognized by the stock Linux HID driver.

mx5000tools contains three parts:

The latest version (0.1.2) can be downloaded at the Gna! download area. You can also access the current SVN tree. You can submit bugs on the tracker.


I'd like to thank E. Heidstra for his work on mx5000lib for Microsoft .NET which was an inspiration for this program. And also for all the work he did reverse engineering most of the Logitech stuff.

The author of this program is Olivier CrĂȘte.