[Ilugc] USB bluetooth dongle which works in Linux

Toufeeq Hussain toufeeqh at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 14:51:31 IST 2005


Hi,

On 10/10/05, Shiva KM <kmshiva at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > All of Sandisk's USB flash drives I have seen so far work just fine on
> > Linux (I didn't test on X/KDE-running boxes, so I had to manually
> > mount them. YMMV).
>
> Well, actually, I'm rather looking at whether the bluetooth side of
> things would work OK. Am sorry if I wasnt clear in my previous mail.
> Actually, the reason I'm trying to get bluetooth to work is to
> send/recieve files from my nokia 6600 phone(runs the symbian series60
> OS). More importantly, I installed python on the phone, and want to
> write code on the computer and run it on the phone (there is a
> bluetooth console app, which does this), 'cos typing out code using
> the phone's keypad is a huge pain in the neck to say the least!!
>

Try the following software:
gammu: http://freshmeat.net/projects/gammu/
gnokii: http://freshmeat.net/projects/gnokii/

I'm not sure if the specific requirement which you seek(running python) is
possible through these packages though.

-toufeeq
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