Sunday, November 22, 2009

How to Manage Bluetooth Device in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala with Blueman

Now a days most of devices comes with bluetooth facilty. If you have a mobile phone and a Laptop, You must Blueman, It will help you a lot.

Blueman is a GTK+ Bluetooth Manager
Blueman is designed to be simple and intuitive for everyday bluetooth tasks such as:

* Connecting to 3G/EDGE/GPRS via DUN profile.
* Connecting to/Creating bluetooth networks
* Connecting to input devices
* Connecting to audio devices
* Sending/Receiving/Browsing files via OBEX
* Pairing

How to Install Blueman in Ubuntu

Go to System—>Administration—>Software—>Sources.Now click on Third-Party Software tab, and add the following

deb jaunty main

Now reload the repositories
open a terminal and type
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install blueman

Now open System --> Preference --> Bluetooth Manager


Asnan Rifai said...

nice posting

Unknown said...

Not to be picky but blueman is already in the karmic repositories, a simple 'sudo apt-get install blueman' is all thats needed. It seems wrong to add a PPA for jaunty to karmic.

shibuvarkala said...

Thank you David, I have already Installed Medibuntu in Karmic. So I can't Check it.

jAnaB said...

Finally I connected my Nokia

jlo said...

hi David, Janab and all,

any chance if you could kindly advise further details on how you get it connected? I could not get it work on my 5630 XM.

thank you very much.


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Turki_king said...

Super Super Super great work

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Anonymous said...

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