[maemo-users] Keyboard for N800

From: DZ oculus at mail.ru
Date: Mon Dec 10 10:02:37 EET 2007
BTW, latest Apple Wireless compact BT keyboard works fine with N800 (it  
supports HID profile). This keyboard is very comfortable and has a long  
battery life. I am talking about this model:  
. Personally I have bought it already localized in Russian shop.

- Denis

On Mon, 10 Dec 2007 06:20:26 +0300, Ryan Pavlik <abiryan at ryand.net> wrote:

> Dr. Nicholas Shaw wrote:
>>> For my N800 I bought the StowAway (NOT the compact version which is
>>> crippled) and it works perfectly except
>>> a) the ESC gets intercepted by OS2007
>> Very true.  Hopefully this is corrected in OS2008.  CTRL also doesn't  
>> work.
>>> b) OS2007 requires lots of clicks to crank up BlueTooth and make it
>> connect.
>> Once the StowAway is paired, just turn it on and it will work.  An  
>> excellent
>> keyboard.
>> ///Peter
>> Nick.
> The easiest thing to do is when you get the keyboard, go into the
> bluetooth control panel, pair it, and choose to make it a preferred
> device.  Then, hitting any key and waiting a moment or two will
> auto-connect it from that point forward.
> Ctrl works fine for me (full-sized iGo/ThinkOutside Stowaway Bluetooth)
> - perhaps you mean Fn?  The layout on the N800 intercepts Fn and
> interprets it as a "right-click", so if you want to use any Fn-whatever
> key combinations (in light blue on the keyboard), you need to set up a
> small change.  I saw the instructions either on this list or
> internettablettalk.com recently - I think they involved xmodmap, google
> shall certain find them.

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