[CentOS] Logitech unifying receiver (pairing)

Tue Aug 19 13:48:38 UTC 2014
Basil Mohamed Gohar <basilgohar at gmail.com>

Oh gosh, maybe I should read the whole first e-mail before reply...I'm 
sorry, that's exactly what you were talking about.  My apologies.  First 
post to the list and it's useless. :)

On 8/19/14 9:47 AM, Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote:
> In Fedora there are two applications that can be used to both monitor 
> and also pair Logitech devices through the Unifying receiver.  One is 
> named "Solaar" and the other, I believe, is a command-line utility 
> (maybe what was already mentioned above).
> Maybe these can be considered for EPEL, and maybe some in older Fedora 
> releases (if they existed then) can be installed straight as an RPM 
> into CentOS 6 (though that's highly unlikely).
> On 8/19/14 8:54 AM, Toralf Lund wrote:
>> On 19/08/14 14:41, Akemi Yagi wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 5:25 AM, Toralf Lund <toralf.lund at pgs.com> 
>>> wrote:
>>>> Is anyone here using a Logitech wireless mouse our keyboard or 
>>>> whatever
>>>> using a "unifying receiver". Any luck with pairing new devices with 
>>>> the
>>>> unit?
>>>> I've tried various different programs from the net that's supposed 
>>>> to be
>>>> able to do this, but they all fail in one way or the other.
>>>> "pairing_tool" and "ltpair" will exit with a "broken pipe" message,
>>>> while PyUnify.py from https://github.com/AveryLouie/BlogDocs fails 
>>>> says
>>>> "usb.core.USBError: Input/output error", and solaar (installed via the
>>>> EPEL Testing repo) fails in the following manner:
>>>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>>>      File "/usr/bin/solaar-cli", line 42, in <module>
>>>>        solaar.cli.main()
>>>>      File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/solaar/cli.py", line 
>>>> 429, in main
>>>>        args = _parse_arguments()
>>>>      File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/solaar/cli.py", line 
>>>> 421, in
>>>> _parse_arguments
>>>>        logging.root.addHandler(logging.NullHandler())
>>>> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'NullHandler'
>>>> This is on a CentOS 6 x86_64 system with all updates installed.
>>>> Any other ideas?
>>> The following bug report may be related?
>>> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=7340
>> It's related in that it's related (!) to the same type of device, but
>> not the same issue, I think. The report is about using a mouse that's
>> already paired to a certain receiver, while I'm unable to set up the
>> paring. I also have units that are already paired, though, and they work
>> just fine.
>> - Toralf
>>> Akemi
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