Upstream released version 1.1.4 on July 4th, fixing many bugs and adding extra device support:
This new version is already available for Cauldron. I will push it for MGA8 as well.
Hi. Package ready for QA in Core/Testing.
ADVISORY NOTICE PROPOSAL
Updated solaar package fixes bugs and adds some features.
1.1.4 fixes numerous bugs and adds some features.
*Update Croatian translation
*Handle unanticipated values for persistent remappable action as default
*Improve system tray interface documentation
*Remove blank lines from system tray popup
*Update Polish translation
*Add depress and release options to KeyPress rule action
*Only close existing devices for receiver
*Differentiate debug messages for different setting types
*Implement packed range setting in config panel
*Only produce warning for unimplemented display of setting
*Add sidetone and equalizer settings for headsets
*Add packed ranges setting
*Use built-ins for conversions between int and byte string
*Don't add HI_RES wheel ecodes to evdev device codes
*Handle null key in persistent remappable actions when device does not respond
*Consult polling rate feature for polling rate
*Eliminate extra file handles
*Close file handles for receiver-connected devices
*Access to more keys in KeyPress rule action when in other keyboard groups
*Update Turkish translation
*Put battery levels in tray menu labels
*Reduce warnings for inaccessible keys in KeyPress rule action
*Better determination of keycodes and insert needed shifts in KeyPress actions.
*Be careful when processing notifications for partly set up devices.
*Clear out fields for empty persistent remappable action.
*Fix message generation when device is offline.
*Fix bug in feature lookup.
*Add support for G533 Headset and G502 Gaming Mouse
*Improve device features handling.
*Keep trying settings that have worked in the past.
*Store None in persisters for non-persisting settings.
*Only create configuration entries for off-line devices if they have a serial number.
PROVIDED PACKAGE (for QA)
Update done on Plasma x86_64, from 1.1.3
MX Keys and MX Vertical got connected, both using bluetooth and RF.
Battery levels are unchanged.
Ok for me.
MGA8-64 Plasma on Acer Aspire 5253.
No installation issues.
The keyboard of this laptop is defective, so I am working on an USB attached Logitech keyboard.
Launching solaar shows its primary window, but no devices are detected. Looking for info I found https://pwr-solaar.github.io/Solaar/ and there I read
"Solaar will detect some Logitech devices that connect via a USB cable or Bluetooth."
So I can only suppose this particular keyboard is not one of those.
The rule editor opens OK, has two default rules for brightness with keys indicated 00C7 and 00C8, which are supposed to be Fn+F1 and Fn+F2, but this keyboard has no Fn keu (it's rather old) and therefore I cannot test this option.
The keyboard operates flawlessly, so I give it the OK, taking Christian's Comment 2 into consideration.
Herman sounded a bit hesitant, so I decided to do my own test as additional confirmation.
I dislike using the touchpad on my Probook 6550b, so I have a Logitech M325 mouse with the Unifying receiver installed. I am also doing this test with the proposed updates for binutils, gcc, and glibc already installed.
No installation issues. I did a reboot, for no particular reason other than to see what solaar would report after the reboot. It still sees my M325 mouse, and switched the systray icon to reporting battery level as soon as I moved it. Battery level is at 70%, correct because I'm using a rechargeable nimh battery in this mouse. It is also correctly reporting the spare M325 mouse that I have paired with this receiver, but is out of range at the moment.
So I'm confirming the OK, and validating. Advisory in comment 1.
An update for this issue has been pushed to the Mageia Updates repository.