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I just picked up a "rocketfish wireless optical mouse and keyboard", which uses bluetooth. The problem is my mouse will not work. The keyboard worked out of the box without and configuring. So, why doesn't the mouse work too? Do I need to install some specific package?
I have the Rocketfish Mouse RF-BTMSE2. I enabled it in BackTrack 3 by just pressing the connect buttons (But scroll did not work). However, I tried my OTHER bluetooth dongle (HP bt500) and I did the following:
Open a konsole.
Make sure the dongle to be used is plugged in and type the following:
hciconfig hci0 reset
Push the "discovery button" on the bottom of the mouse so that the light flashes and then type:
It should say "Connecting to device XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX"
That should do it.
Note: The Rocketfish bluetooth dongle did not appear in Backtrack 3 when I used the hciconfig command. It just says "Can't get device info: No such device". At this time, I don't know why that is.
Last edited by Masowai; 12-29-2008 at 12:12 AM.
Reason: added bt 500 for explanation