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

Tom Bell cbell44 at cfl.rr.com
Mon Mar 8 15:04:22 GMT 2010

Bas Roufs wrote:
> Hello Tom and Everybody
>> Have you gone to KPackageKit, apt-get, Synaptic, Aptitude, etc.
>> and looked for "kbluetooth"?
> "KBluetooth" is exactly the package I am trying to use ever since
> about 2 weeks. However, the dongle is not being mentioned at it's list
> of 'Bluetooth Adapters". Also Dolphin does not identify my dongle.
> Only the console command "lsusb" delivers a result:
> bas at Viaconsensus1:~$ lsusb
> Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd
> Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode) .....(snip)
> Also the Bluetooth device inside my mobile phone does not recognise
> the dongle, when running Kubuntu 9.10 - so I do not manage to transmit
> any file from mobile to PC. On the other hand, at a Windows partition
> the dongle seems to work out-of-the-box. So, at (K)ubuntu 9.10 there
> is apparently still some missing link, which I hope to find out via
> this forum.
> The test results summarised in the lines above do apply for both my
> netbook and desktop.
> Thanks, respectfully yours,
> Bas.
What results, if any, do you get with 'hciconfig'?


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