10.04 and bluetooth on netbook

Verde Denim tdldev at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 21:48:25 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 2:46 PM, J <dreadpiratejeff at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 14:38, Verde Denim <tdldev at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I checked the specs on the netbook and it does say it has Bluetooth 2.1 +
> > EDR built in. Not having tried bluetooth on a pc prior to this I was
> > wondering if I need to install additional ubuntu packages to get this to
> > work.
> > Any input (as always) is greatly appreciated.
> It would help to know what Bluetooth device is in that system.  And
> what kind of system it is... who made it? What model?
> Also, is your bluetooth device even turned on?  Is there a button on
> the netbook that will enable/disable the bluetooth adapter?  Have you
> looked in BIOS to see if it is enabled/disabled in BIOS?
> if you open a terminal, what is the output of the following commands:
> lspci (just a hope... the bluetooth adapter in my laptop doesn't
> appear in lspci)
> hcitool dev
> hcitool scan
> lsmod
> I'll update the response when I get in - having trouble with out-of-band
connectivity at this location. Thanks.

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