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Bug 761308 - Cant pair bluetooth keyboard/mouse in login screen.
Cant pair bluetooth keyboard/mouse in login screen.
Product: gdm
Classification: Core
Component: general
Other Linux
: Normal enhancement
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Assigned To: GDM maintainers
GDM maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-01-29 20:23 UTC by Sjoerd Simons
Modified: 2018-05-24 11:21 UTC
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GNOME target: ---
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Description Sjoerd Simons 2016-01-29 20:23:37 UTC
When using a bluetooth keyboard/mouse which haven't yet paired, it's impossible to log in using GDM as there is no ability to pair (at least) the keyboard.

OS X seems to solve this nicely by putting up a bluetooth pairing wizard in case no input device are connected, something similar might be nice for gdm.
Comment 1 Loren Dias 2017-12-30 22:33:43 UTC
I also encounter this problem on my Wacom MobileStudio Pro 16 which is a drawing tablet with no keyboard or mouse, only touch.

I am interested in seeing some mechanism to pair and connect keyboards and mice via GDM.
Comment 2 GNOME Infrastructure Team 2018-05-24 11:21:06 UTC
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