Blue Tooth Mouse loses connection after some idle time

Robert Nichols rnicholsNOSPAM at
Mon Aug 2 01:13:09 UTC 2010

On 08/01/2010 06:18 PM, JD wrote:
>    Is there a way to prevent linux from disconnecting from bluetooth
> mouse after some idle time?
> System ->  Preferences ->  Bluetooth
> System ->  Preferences ->  Mouse
> have no settings for such behavior.
> Also, System ->  Preferences ->  ScreenSaver  is not configured to
> hibernate or put anything to sleep after idle time.
> Could this be a feature built-in to the blurtooth mouse itself?

Most likely it's due to a power saving feature in the kernel.
There are some workarounds in comments 13 and 28.

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