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Getting started with Rii mini i8 Bluetooth keyboard and mouse on the Raspberry Pi 3

To to find your IP :
alt-f2, lxterminal
ifconfig

SSH in from another machine, and follow along from https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bluez/+bug/1492441/comments/7

sudo bluetoothctl -a
power on
agent KeyboardOnly
default-agent
pairable on
#enter pairing/discover mode on the keyboard
scan on
#wait for keyboard to appear
pair MAC_OF_THE_KEABOARD_FROM_PREVIOUS_STEP
trust MAC_OF_THE_KEABOARD_FROM_PREVIOUS_STEP
connect MAC_OF_THE_KEABOARD_FROM_PREVIOUS_STEP

you'll see
[bluetooth]# connect CC:C5:0A:1F:E5:2E
Attempting to connect to CC:C5:0A:1F:E5:2E
[CHG] Device CC:C5:0A:1F:E5:2E Connected: yes
Connection successful

and can enter
quit

to close.

The connection is remember across reboots.

This should have worked, but didn't:

You'll need a USB keyboard, not a mouse.

Alt-f2 - lxterminal

follow https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/wireles... to set up wifi

apt install blueman

alt-f2, blueman-manger

tab to adapter, preferences and change to always visible.

enable the keyboard, and press search on pi, then select it when appears, and tab back to setup.

set passkey and complete pair

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