[SOLVED] Bluetooth Transfer directory location

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[SOLVED] Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JerryF » Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:49 am

Thanks to JeremyB, I have my bluetooth working. Unfortunately, the transferred file(s) don't go to the Incoming Folder that I've set.

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Transferred files end up in /home/jerry/.cache/obexd

I'm at a loss.
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Re: Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JeremyB » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:10 pm

What if you create a new folder in /home just called Bluetooth and set it to send files there?

Linux does have some issues with spaces in location names

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Re: Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JerryF » Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:13 pm

Hi Jeremy,

Thanks so much for your reply. I just tried three different, one-word folders and still the same result.

Files end up in /home/jerry/.cache/obexd
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Re: Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JeremyB » Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:06 pm

Let's do it the Ubuntu way

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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gnome-user-share


Once that is done

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gnome-file-share-properties


See if that is set to accept files over bluetooth to Downloads, then you might be able to change the location in Blueman

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Re: Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JerryF » Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:16 pm

Hi Jeremy,

I ran the first code, which told me that gnome-user-share was already installed.

When I ran gnome-file-share-properties, I got this:

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and this message in Terminal:
Gtk-Message: GtkDialog mapped without a transient parent. This is discouraged.

Thanks.
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Re: Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JeremyB » Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:43 pm

Click the box next to receive files in Download folders over bluetooth then click the close button. It should work even with the warning

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Re: Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JerryF » Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:00 pm

I'm on the Windows side of my dual boot. I'll do that as soon as my Windows 10 updating. It gets worse by the month. Bigger updates that take forever.
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Re: Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JerryF » Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:54 pm

JeremyB wrote:Click the box next to receive files in Download folders over bluetooth then click the close button. It should work even with the warning


:( Nope, still the same.

P.S. I got Windows Creator Update---took almost 3 hours (ten minutes shy).
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Re: Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JeremyB » Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:58 pm

Set Blueman to store in the Downloads folder also and see if it works

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Re: Bluetooth Transfer directory location

Postby JerryF » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:33 am

That did it! You're a genius!!!

Thanks so much Jeremy. :wink:
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