[maemo-users] connect a bluetooth device as a keyboard

From: nick loeve trickie at gmail.com
Date: Wed May 28 09:41:29 EEST 2008

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 3:27 AM, Julius Szelagiewicz <julius at turtle.com> wrote:
> Dear Folks,
>  I'm trying to connect a BT bar code scanner as a secondary keyboard. I
> can happily read /dev/rfcommx to get the resolved barcodes, but I'd love
> to be able to see the scanned data as keyboard input. It works
> "auto-magically" with USB bar code scanners but I seem to be at a total
> loss when it comes to BT devices. Defining the scanner as a keyboard does
>  not work and the basic redirection works only for the subshell. Advice?

A suggestion i have, as it looks like the device uses the serial profile...

check out the kbdd tool at http://fanoush.wz.cz/maemo/

you may have to make a patch to define a keymap


> Thanks, julius
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Nick Loeve

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