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Know of a keyboard switch (like KVM) that works with the Apple Slim Aluminum Keyboard? [closed]

Know of a keyboard switch (like KVM) that works with the Apple Slim Aluminum Keyboard? [closed]

I just found out that my IOGEAR KVM switch (GCS22U) doesn't work with my Apple slim aluminum keyboard. This is really frustrating because I now have a KVM that works with Ubuntu and Snow Leopard, except that the keyboard isn't recognized by Snow Leopard when it's connected to the KVM. Of course it works when it's plugged in directly, but defeats the purpose of using a KVM switch.

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Guest [Entry]

"My guess would be that the IOGEAR didn't work because of it's ""unique USB sniffing technology for USB mouse and keyboard emulation"". But I don't know of a KVM switch that's known to work. I'd just be willing to bet that a KVM without this technology would work.

I can say, from past experience, that ""dumb"" KVM switches, the ones with a physical toggle switch, will wear out really, really fast and for VGA, the quality will really, really suffer."