Wireless Hacks, 2nd Edition: Hack 1 -- Set up Bluetooth on Linux

Linux kernels from 2.6 onward have easy-to-use tools for Bluetooth. Hack 1 from "Wireless Hacks, 2nd Edition" shows you how to set up BlueZ stack, the officially supported way to use Bluetooth in Linux.

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 Wireless technology gives us the flexibility, range and mobility to live, work and think differently. It also opens up a vast range of tasty new hack possibilities, 100 of which are explored in the second edition of Wireless Hacks, by Rob Flickenger and Roger Weeks. Completely revised and updated, Wireless Hacks includes over 30 brand new hacks, major overhauls of over 30 more, and timely adjustments and touchups to dozens of others introduced in the first edition.

Linux kernels from 2.6 onward have easy-to-use tools for Bluetooth. Hack 1 shows you how to set up BlueZ stack, the officially supported way to use Bluetooth in Linux.

 


Excerpted from Wireless Hacks, 2nd Edition by Rob Flickenger & Roger Weeks (ISBN: 0-596-10144-9).
Copyright © 2006 O'Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved.

This was first published in February 2006

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