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Reon
2nd July 2007, 08:48 PM
Did some please tell me is there any bluetooth support in fedora 7..In GUI..
I mean shall i able to dial up via bluetooth through fedora 7..
Is that possible to dialup over bluetooth..
If i can dialup over bluetooth where can i access bluetooth from fedora 7...

Thanx...

jtang613
2nd July 2007, 10:15 PM
Yes there is Bluetooth support in Fedora. Yes in GUI. Yes you can use it for dialup.

That being said... GUI Bluetooth tools in Linux (not just Fedora) are still fairly primitive. There is active development toward better GUI tools, but it's still a few months away from usable.

For dialup, and other psuedo-serial BT connections, you'll want to configure the rfcomm module under /etc/bluetooth/rfcomm.conf

My post at http://forums.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=159572 goes over some of the basic BT tools. But for a more complete howto on BT dialup, check out: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BluetoothDialup
It's a pretty good starter - just make sure to adapt it for Fedora - ie: yum instead of apt-get, etc.

hth,
Jason

Reon
3rd July 2007, 03:26 PM
Ok thanx..
I found some tips from that ubuntu documentation..
After installing fedora 7 on my system , is there any necessity to install any other applications or packages for bluetooth..
Is fedora 7 having all the packages relating to bluetooth...

If no where did i download all the packages and how can i install it on my fedora 7...

Thanx...

jtang613
3rd July 2007, 03:46 PM
The following command should be enough to install all the Bluetooth tools:

yum install bluez-utils bluez-gnome gnome-bluetooth
hth,
Jason

Reon
3rd July 2007, 09:08 PM
I hopes fedora 7 is holding this ..
Thanx for the info..