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openrazer | Cheatsheet

OpenRazer is a community-led effort to support Razer peripherals on Linux.


emerge -av --autounmask sys-apps/openrazer

Load modules

  • Mouse | Razer Mamba Elite
modprobe -r razermouse


  • Keyboard | Razer Razer Ornata V2
modprobe -r razerkbd

Additional software

Correctly OpenRazer can act as a backed for following packages

  • sys-apps/razercommander - A UI OpenRazer client application
  • sys-apps/polychromatic - Most feature-fill GUI configuration tool, providing also a CLI interface and a system tray icon
  • sys-apps/razer-cli - Most minimal, CLI-only OpenRazer client

Install razercommander

gpasswd -a wuseman plugdev
emerge --ask sys-apps/razercommander

Install Polychromatic frontend

eselect repository enable vifino-overlay
emaint sync -r vifino-overlay
emerge app-misc/polychromatic