OpenRazer 2.9 released with new Razer peripheral support [PPA]

OpenRazer, an open source driver and userspace daemon for managing Razer peripherals on Linux, released version 2.9.0 a few days ago with support, improvements, and bug fixes for new Razer devices.

OpenRazer 2.9.0 Support for the following new devices has been added:

  • Razer Atheris
  • Razer Basilisk X HyperSpeed
  • Razer Blade 15 Advanced (2020)
  • Based on Razer Blade 15 (early 2020)
  • Razer Blade Stealth (early 2020)
  • Razer Cynosa Lite
  • Razer Cynosa V2
  • Razer DeathAdder 2000
  • Razer Kraken Kitty Edition
  • Razer Kraken Ultimate
  • Razer Viper Miniv

The new release also adds read support for idle_time and low_battery_threshold, the ability to configure battery notification frequency, screensaver monitor support in Xfce, improved support for fake drivers, and more.

Multicolor-OpenRazer GUI

Multicolor – OpenRazer GUI

How to install OpenRazer 2.9.0 on Ubuntu:

Software has Official PPA So far, it contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 20.10.

1. Use the Ctrl + Alt + T keyboard shortcut or search for “Terminal” in the app launcher to open a terminal. Once open, run the following command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openrazer/stable

Enter your user password (without asterisk feedback) when prompted and press Enter to continue.

2. (Optional) If you need a graphical front end, run the following command to add the multicolor PPA as well.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:polychromatic/stable

3. Finally, update the system package cache and use commands to install drivers and GUI tools.

sudo apt update

sudo apt install openrazer-meta polychromatic

Once installed, open multicolor from the system application launcher and have fun!


To remove the driver and configuration tool, run the following command:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove openrazer-meta polychromatic

And[ソフトウェアとアップデート]Open and[その他のソフトウェア]Go to the tab and delete the PPA.

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