HOWTO : gnokii / bluetooth - ubuntu

Max Andersen max at militant.dk
Sat Nov 5 10:27:42 GMT 2005


Having some problems myself, I contacted the gnokii mailinglist, and 
this is what Pawel answered (and it works);

snip-----

The problem is that ubuntu has non working configuration with regard
to bluetooth authentication. The easiest way (not the safest though)
is:
1. Create /bin/bluepin file with the following contents:
#!/bin/sh
echo "PIN:1234"
2. Make it executable:
chmod 755 /bin/bluepin
3. Edit /etc/bluetooth/hcid.conf changing pin_helper variable to /bin/bluepin
4. Restart bluetooth daemons:
/etc/init.d/bluez-utils restart
5. now when you're connecting, use 1234 pin or whatever you used in
the first step.

i haven't looked into ubuntu conifiguration deep enough yet, to know
the better way to fix it (bluez-pin doesn't work the way it is
configured).

take care,
pkot
--
Pawel Kot
http://www.gnokii.org/

-----snip

Sincerely
Max Andersen
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: smime.p7s
Type: application/x-pkcs7-signature
Size: 3697 bytes
Desc: S/MIME Cryptographic Signature
Url : https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/attachments/20051105/c98f1e27/attachment.bin 


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list