(K)ubuntu @ Asus Eee PC 1001HA - request for advise.

Tom Bell cbell44 at cfl.rr.com
Mon Mar 8 00:33:10 UTC 2010

Bas Roufs wrote:
> Hello everybody.
> Here is Bas, writing this message at Kubuntu Karmic Netbook remix at
> my Eeepc 1001HA - the one I am aiming at ever since the beginning of
> this thread.
> About one week ago, I wrote:
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> Together with the netbook, I bought a small USB "Bluetooth" dongle
> from the manufacturer Sitecom. The dongle is a small device aimed at
> enabling the netbook to establish a "Bluetooth" connection with my
> mobile phone and other "Bluetooth" devices. The name of the dongle
> according to it's documentation is "USB micro adapter Bluetooth 2.1
> version" from Sitecom. The software delivered with the little device
> is only for Windows and Mc OS X (Apple). At the Windows partition, the
> relevant drivers have been identified and installed automagically, but
> at the Linux partition, this did not yet happen yet. That's why, I
> carried out a terminal lsusb test. This delivered the following
> results:
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> Apparently, the dongle shows up in the 3rd line from below - so Linux
> does recognise it.  In Kubuntu 9.10 netbook remix there is even a
> so-called 'KBluetooth manager". However, there is still some missing
> link disabling me to establish the Bluetooth connection with my mobile
> phone. I need this connection for exchanging data between the mobile
> phone and the netbook. Can someone give me a clue how to activate it?
> Thanks for replying if possible. Have a good weekend!
> Respectfully Yours,
> Bas.
Have you gone to KPackageKit, apt-get, Synaptic, Aptitude, etc.
and looked for "kbluetooth"?


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