Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 333841
Bluetooth mouse sensitivity not controllable
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:19:18 EST
Description of problem:
I have a standard Dell M1330 laptop, and bought a standard Dell bluetooth mouse
with it. After ressing the blue button on the mouse, running 'hidd --search'
associates the mouse with the laptop and it works fine.
However, the bluetooth mouse is too sensitive in that moving the mouse flicks
the cursor across the screen too fast. Adjusting 'Mouse preferences' in Gnome to
lower acceleration and sensitivity lowers the touchpad speed, but makes no
difference to the bluetooth mouse. Running various settings using xset on the
command line makes no difference to the bluetooth mouse speed either.
As a result, using the bluetooth mouse is not really possible.
Bluetooth mouse info...
00:07:61:94:2D:51 Logitech (3) Button Mouse [046d:b006] connected
I'm unsure which fedora package this bug applies to.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This applies to Fedora 8 test 3 and Fedora 7.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect up bluetooth mouse.
2. Adjust acceleration and sensitivity in gnome 'Mouse Preferences"
3. No effect on bluetooth mouse (but does affect the touchpad as expected).
No control over bluetooth mouse sensitivity/resolution.
Cursor should go slower or faster as acceleration/sensitivity bar adjusted.
I think correct component is control-center - but it is possible that there will
be necessary some changes in some other packages like bluez or gnome-bluetooth.
Changing component to control-center.
If xset doesn't work, then it's an X bug. The control-center should get support
for doing this sort of thing (handling different sensitivities, etc.) on
different devices once input device hotplugging support is in X.
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