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28 views

Sane bluetooth keyboard setup for lightweight Linux desktop?

I have a pretty light Debian unstable setup, just xdm and a window manager, no fancy desktop environments or Ubuntu-whatever that a lot of guides seem geared towards. I'm trying to switch to a ...
1
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0answers
405 views

Connecting bluetooth keyboard ubuntu 13.10 org.bluez.Input method not found

I am trying to connect a Logitech keyboard using Bluetooth. I can't get this to work by means of the GUI so I used my console to follow this approach: ...
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0answers
60 views

Can't connect bluetooth keyboard directly to vmware

I want the Vmware system use my bluetooth keyboard and my host use USB keyboard, so i disconnect the bluetooth adapter to the host , and connect it to vmware. And then pair it, it's all right and i ...
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1answer
78 views

Can't connect/pair/discover BT keyboard to computer

I've got me one of these (Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard) but I can't find any way to make my computer see the device. There's no button to press and I've put the receiver into an USB-port. All ...
0
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0answers
68 views

Why can't certain passwords be entered using ipad bluetooth keyboard?

Using an iPad 2 and a Zagg Folio bluetooth keyboard, I can't type the password to certain WiFi setups which require a guest login via a web page. The access point has no security, but you can't access ...
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0answers
98 views

How do I upgrade my iMac to have internal Bluetooth?

I have an iMac G4 with 17" display. It works flawlessly. I would like to keep it for as long as I can and hopefully pass it on to the next generation. The only thing I would like to upgrade is the ...
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2answers
437 views

How to turn on Bluetooth without Fn + F2?

I would like to know if there is a way to turn my laptop's bluetooth adapter on, without the Fn + F2 keyboard shortcut? The reason is, for some reason, it does not work properly. Sometimes I have to ...
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0answers
469 views

Bluetooth PC cannot pair with Bluetooth Device. Why?

I bought a pretty little Bluetooth Keyboard the other day. Name: OfficeOne Bluetooth Keyboard Model: PJT-DKB283 Its packaging states that it can connect to Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 - and mac. The ...
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0answers
135 views

Programmable Bluetooth Keyboard

I would like to know if there exists a bluetooth keyboard which can pair with an iPad on which I can remap keys on the keyboard at a hardware level. For instance, on my PC and Mac I can force the OS ...
0
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0answers
86 views

Bluetooth keyboard synced with multiple devices

I wonder, how bluetooth syncing works, and if you could sync several devices with one regular bluetooth keyboard ? Using Debian and Android tablet I need re-authorize every time I change the device I ...
0
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1answer
126 views

How to use bluetooth keyboard with both Android and WIndows 8?

I purchased this Logitech bluetooth keyboard which, according to the specifications on the page, can switch between both Android and Windows 8 devices. I haven't figured out how to do this. Is a ...
0
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2answers
307 views

Excessive battery drain on bluetooth keyboard

I bought new Bluetooth keyboard, a Spire Noa 1100 (Looks like apple keyboard) + 4 Duracell batteries AAA. Come home put them in to keyboard and startup keybaord. Works and after 4-5 days it says ...
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1answer
32 views

What would be the most cost-effective way to connect keyboard to each touch device (IPad, Galaxy Pad, even IPhone)

I'm working in a QA team and we are testing a website. We are supporting all touch devices and smartphones. My question: is there an easy solution so that we could write to those devices from your ...
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0answers
106 views

Use Windows laptop as bluetooth keyboard?

Does anyone know of any software that allow me use my laptop (windows, not linux) as a bluetooth keyboard for use on tablets?
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0answers
20 views

How to use your laptop keyboard on an iPad? [duplicate]

How would you use your Windows Laptop's keyboard as an iPad keyboard? I was thinking this might be done through Bluetooth. My laptop supports multidirectional Bluetooth.
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4answers
4k views

Using laptop keyboard as wireless bluetooth keyboard

Example 1 : More like synergy software. But synergy works using internet. I was thinking of bluetooth route. Example 2 : This has been implemented in android Android App But in android, there is ...
0
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1answer
179 views

How do I turn a USB keyboard into a bluetooth keyboard with the Pi? [closed]

Is it possible to use a Raspberry Pi to turn a USB keyboard into a Bluetooth keyboard with a Bluetooth dongle to connect to other devices? If it is possible, I would like to know how...
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2answers
1k views

Can bluetooth peripherals work without the USB device?

I have a keyboard and mouse that came with a USB "transmitter/receiver" (for lack of the right word). My PC has bluetooth built in. Is there a way to get my keyboard and mouse to talk directly to the ...
0
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1answer
194 views

How can I share a WQHD monitor & Apple bluetooth keyboard/mouse between a Mac and PC?

I have a Mac Mini that is connect to a 30" WQHD (2560 x 1600) Dual-DVI monitor and Apple bluetooth keyboard and magic trackpad. I'm building a Windows 7 PC and I'd like to have my work space setup ...
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0answers
232 views

Ubuntu boot menu not recognizing bluetooth keyboard

I have a 21.5" iMac, and I have recently installed Ubuntu on it on a different partition, so i can choose my preferred OS each time i boot the computer. When I installed Ubuntu, it automatically ...
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1answer
268 views

How to set the key repeat rate for an external/Bluetooth keyboard in OS X?

I am using OS X and started using an external Bluetooth keyboard. The main pain area working with the keyboard is the slow repeat rate when a key is pressed. Changing the system preferences only ...
5
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1answer
1k views

windows 8 tablet keyboard has no pause break key

I've got a Samsung Slate Windows 8 tablet. There is no break/pause key on the bluetooth keyboard. How can I remap those keys or is there a work around? These keys are relevant to programmers as ...
2
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2answers
439 views

Apple Bluetooth keyboard is sometimes unresponsive, but becomes responsive again when Bluetooth -> Keyboard properties -> Services tab is opened

The Apple bluetooth wireless keyboard is installed on Windows, sometime it becomes unresponsive (meaning nothing that's typed in is received by the computer), but it becomes responsive again when I ...
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0answers
177 views

Pairing 2 laptops via bluetooth and using one keyboard to control the other

I'm using a Windows 7 laptop attached to my tv. I have a wireless usb keyboard attached to it, however, I'd love to be able to control my laptop via another laptop via bluetooth. Is this possible? ie ...
5
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1answer
1k views

Is there a way to turn my computer into a bluetooth keyboard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use laptop as bluetooth keyboard? Here are the facts: I have a computer (hurray!) It has a working bluetooth chipset It is running Linux (Debian) My tablet (an iPad, ...
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1answer
3k views

Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 not working, but paired Wireless Mouse 5000 on same receiver does?

I have a Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 that was bought paired with a Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000. They're both Bluetooth and use the same receiver. The keyboard no longer works. The ...
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1answer
1k views

Is it possible to sequentially use one bluetooth keyboard with two Windows PCs?

I do have one bluetooth keyboard that I would like to sequentially use with two laptops. I can pair it to both laptops with the same key, but it still only works with the laptop I last paired it to. ...
0
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1answer
153 views

Device to become bluetooth?

Is there a device where I can plug in non-Bluetooth capable devices so that they would be capable of becoming Bluetooth devices? I can only find devices that are already Bluetooth by themselves and ...
2
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0answers
424 views

Connecting Apple Wireless Keyboard on Fedora 15

I have an Apple Wireless bluetooth keyboard that I'd like to use with my Laptop running Fedora 15. The Bluetooth GUI tool is being extremely unhelpful. It simply shows the keyboard in the list of ...
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3answers
20k views

Keys dead in Apple Wireless Keyboard after cleaning

I gave my Apple Wireless Keyboard a cleaning using a damp cloth and dishwashing soap. None of the keys have worked since. Although I was careful, some water may have gotten under one or two other ...
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0answers
183 views

Create bluetooth device

Can I use my bluetooth enabled laptop to create bluetooth keyboards or other devices? ps: I would like to use my laptop keyboard on my PS3
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1answer
782 views

Connecting one bluetooth keyboard to multiple devices

Is it possible to connect one bluetooth keyboard to multiple computers (MacBook Pro, PC - both are bluetooth enabled) and switch between them like a KVM switch does?
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0answers
213 views

Is it possible to control the LED on Apple Wireless Keyboard on Linux?

I use an Apple Wireless Keyboard on Linux 3.0 and have remapped the CapsLock Key and use it frequently now and would like to turn off the LED as it has lost its function. There is a question regarding ...
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1answer
2k views

Mac has wrong keyboard layout

I have a Mac mini with Snow Leopard installed. It have a blue tooth keyboard. This keyboard is a Swiss-German keyboard with all the necessary special characters on it. I have two problems with this ...
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3answers
4k views

Will HP Touchpad Keyboard work with Windows PC?

The HP Touchpad Keyboard, designed for use with WebOS devices, looks like a neat, well-made and relatively cheap Bluetooth keyboard that would work well with a Windows media PC, however I'm not sure ...
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1answer
705 views

Using a Windows computer as a Bluetooth input device for another computer/device

Ok, I realize this is a totally backwards use-case but I've got to imagine it's technically possible. I have an android tablet (Acer A500) that I use at work to get to personal email and IM since I ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

How to disconnect Apple Wireless Keyboard without accessing the paired computer?

I have a bluetooth Apple Wireless Keyboard that is paired to a machine I cannot currently access to disconnect the keyboard. How can I unpair it from this computer to use it with another machine?
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1answer
654 views

Logitech DiNovo Edge Bluetooth keyboard lag

I just bought myself a Logitech DiNovo Edge to use on my HTPC. Whenever I use the touch pad or hit a key, there is a delay (a little less than half a second, I'd guess) before the computer reacts - ...
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5answers
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Adapter to turn wired USB keyboard wireless? [closed]

I've got a wired USB keyboard that I really like. I know it is a long shot, but is there a way to turn it into a wireless (maybe even Bluetooth) keyboard through some sort of adapter or hack?
5
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4answers
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Use bluetooth keyboard to access/edit BIOS?

Can I use a bluetooth keyboard to enter BIOS and edit the values there? I'm thinking of two scenarios: A new machine - no OS (yet). So to me seems no possibility to pair the keyboard. Hence no ...
2
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2answers
415 views

Apple bluetooth keyboard JKL showing 123

So somehow my wife has hit a series of keys on her Apple bluetooth keyboard where none of the keys work except for JKL, which now display 123. UIO displays 456 and 789 display normally. This indicates ...
5
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1answer
5k views

Make USB keyboard wireless

I use a keyboard that is not available in a wireless or bluetooth version, but connects to the computer via USB. Is there any way to make this keyboard wireless? In other words, is there something ...
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1answer
3k views

Use laptop as bluetooth keyboard?

Does anyone know of a piece of software that will let me use my laptop (in this case OS X, but software for any OS would be interesting) as a bluetooth keyboard / mouse for use on another machine? In ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Palm software that can turn the Palm IR keyboard into a Bluetooth keyboard for PC?

I had this kooky idea this morning. I love my foldout palm keyboard, but it only speaks IR to my Palm Treo. But it also has a Bluetooth radio so I thought wouldn't it be just keen to have a program ...
2
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2answers
3k views

Using keyboard attached to PC or Mac as Bluetooth keyboard for iPad?

I would like to use my computer keyboard (USB) as a Bluetooth keyboard for my iPad, while I am using it with my computer. I was hoping their was an "app for that" that I could run on either Mac or ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

Lost USB BlueTooth Dongle for Keyboard and Mouse

I lost my USB bluetooth dongle (from HP) which I used for a wireless keyboard and mouse. They came together in a set when I bought my last HP computer. Are the keyboard and mouse useless now? or will ...
0
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1answer
576 views

With Bluetooth keyboard, Bluetooth mouse movement is jerky on Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro 2,2 from early 2007. I've been using a Targus Bluetooth Laser Mouse for Mac for over a year now and its been wonderful (except for the optical scroll). Tracking has been as smooth ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Apple keyboard pairing over Bluetooth

Does the Apple keyboard require 8 digits to pair, or could i pair with, say, 4 digits, as the usual cell phones and other Bluetooth device ?