Can't get bluetooth mouse to work in Fedora 8
mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net
Thu Mar 6 20:46:09 UTC 2008
Donald Reader wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-03-06 at 09:50 -0800, Mike Iglesias wrote:
>> I just got a Dell XPS M1330 laptop, and have set it up as a dual boot with
>> Vista and Fedora 8. I have a bluetooth Dell Travel Mouse, and it works with
>> Vista, but I can't get it to work with Fedora.
>> When I turn the mouse on, there's no indication that Fedora has seen the mouse
>> so I right clicked on the bluetooth icon in the upper panel and then selected
>> "Browse Device". The display shows "Dell BT Travel Mouse" and indicates that
>> it's a mouse. I select that and then click connect. I get this in a window:
>> Couldn't display "obex://[mac addr of mouse]".
>> Check if the service is available.
>> The input service is running for bluetooth, so I'm not sure what "service"
>> needs to be available. Is there something I should look for to make this
>> mouse work?
>> Mike Iglesias Email: iglesias at uci.edu
>> University of California, Irvine phone: 949-824-6926
>> Network & Academic Computing Services FAX: 949-824-2270
> More than likely I am just putting my foot in my mouth
> like usual when I try and help but you may need to
> install openobx in order to get it to work.
> Maybe it will help
> Donald Reader
Here is howto on Bluetooth printing, this will be helpful in making sure
the correct modules are loading and running some test.
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