Description of problem:
When I use the "Bluetooth manager" applet in F8 to make my laptop visible and
initiate pairing from my cell phone, I get the pop-up message from the Bluetooth
manager that says: "Pairing request for '<phone>' (<address>)". It is not clear
at all that I have to click on the message to get the PIN entry dialog.
I have seen some images on the Net of the "Pairing request..." pop-up that
includes the text "Click to open the passkey entry dialog". If that text had
been present on the Fedora version of the pop-up, my experience would have been
much much more pleasant.
I wasted nearly half a day trying to figure how to enter the PIN on the Fedora
F8 side of the process, and I am totally disgusted with Fedora now.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use Bluethooth manager applet to turn visibility on.
2. Initiate pairing from cell phone.
3. Get "Paring request..." pop-up message in Fedora.
4. Waste hours trying to figure out how to enter PIN.
5. Click on pop-up message by accident and get PIN entry dialog.
Painless pairing to phone.
"Pairing request for ..."
"Click to open confirmation dialog"
That's what it says on my machine. See screenshot.
Could you take a screenshot of your popup, and attach the output of "rpm -q
bluez-gnome" and "rpm -V bluez-gnome"?
Created attachment 274901 [details]
rpm -q bluez-gnome: bluez-gnome-0.14-8.fc8
rpm -V bluez-gnome: produced no output
This is a fresh install of f8 and fully patched.
Created attachment 274911 [details]
Screenshot of connection pop-up.
Could you try using a smaller font size and let me know whether you can see
If so, I'll move this to the notification-daemon, either the popups would need
to grow bigger as the fonts get bigger, or the default theme should allow that.
That works. If I change the application font from the default size of 10 to 9,
then "Pairing request..." fits on one line and "Click to open passkey entry
dialog" is visible.
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