HowTo: Pair your Bluetooth mobile phone with Ubuntu Jaunty for file transfers etc.

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Following up my previous article of how to pair your Bluetooth mobile phone with Ubuntu Intrepid, I present this updated article for pairing your mobile phone using the updated version of the Bluez Bluetooth stack and the newer and better Blueman applet for Jaunty which greatly simplifies the process of pairing Bluetooth devices and transferring files to your mobile phone. (more…)
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HowTo: Setup your Nokia N95 mobile phone as a Mobile Broadband Device via Bluetooth in Ubuntu Jaunty

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Following up my article of how to setup a Nokia N95 as a mobile broadband device using a USB cable, we've been waiting for the Network Manager and/or Bluetooth stack to be updated so we could do the same thing via Bluetooth - damn those pesky cables to hell! Well, it's finally happened. While Ubuntu itself hasn't been updated yet, the Bluetooth package that Ubuntu uses has been updated by the parent Blueman Project. So here's a guide on how to update your Ubuntu Jaunty installation to the latest version of the Bluez Bluetooth stack, pair your Nokia N95 and how to setup a Broadband connection to go through it. (more…)
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HowTo: Pair your Bluetooth mobile phone with Ubuntu Intrepid for file transfers etc.

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While connecting a Bluetooth mobile phone to Ubuntu was not terribly difficult, Ubuntu Intrepid brings with it a new Wizard for connecting all manner of Bluetooth devices without the user having to touch the command line at all. So, to that end, here is an update to my previous HowTo for connecting a Bluetooth mobile phone to Ubuntu Gusty or Ubuntu Hardy. (more…)
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HowTo: Setup your Nokia N95 mobile phone as a Mobile Broadband Device via USB in Ubuntu Intrepid

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As most of you are aware now, Ubuntu Intrepid sports a funky new Network Connections manager that allows you to easily and effortlessly setup new ethernet devices, VPN connections and as a boon for laptop users, Mobile Broadband. The idea behind Mobile Broadband is to take advantage of cheap 3G or HSDPA Broadband adapters so you can connect to the Internet while on the move. Less widely known is that you don't actually have to use these devices to get Mobile Broadband on the go. You can use your own 3G or HSDPA mobile phone if packet data is enabled on your phone plan. I have previously covered how to do this via Bluetooth and fiddling around with RFComm configuration and PPP chat scripts, but NONE of this is needed…
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