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bulgeme
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bluetooth devices ...

Postby bulgeme » Sat Dec 15, 2007 9:43 am

Hi,

where do i get access to my cell phone through bluetooth USB device ...
I pluged my SoleilBluetooth device but nothing poped up nor any sign ...

plz help ...

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Re: bluetooth devices ...

Postby Husse » Sat Dec 15, 2007 11:07 am

I don't have bluetooth to play with so I may be wrong...
I think this can help you
http://linuxappfinder.com/package/bluez-gnome/
and it is in the repositories - open synaptic (Package manager) and search for it
It should work for you
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bulgeme
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Re: bluetooth devices ...

Postby bulgeme » Sat Dec 15, 2007 1:24 pm

Hi,

I am sorry ... but the following error msg appears after trying to install ms true fonts .... So i can't run synaptics ...

... msg :

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

......................

plz help ...

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Re: bluetooth devices ...

Postby Husse » Sat Dec 15, 2007 1:47 pm

Do as it tells you - always with a sudo
sudo dpkg --configure -a
Should fix synaptics
The terminal is powerful
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bulgeme
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Re: bluetooth devices ...

Postby bulgeme » Sat Dec 15, 2007 2:37 pm

this is how the terminal replies ...

mtsm@mtsm-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
[sudo] password for mtsm:
Sorry, try again.
[sudo] password for mtsm:
Sorry, try again.
[sudo] password for mtsm:

so .....

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Re: bluetooth devices ...

Postby MagnusB » Sat Dec 15, 2007 2:56 pm

You typed the wrong password 3 times so the command has been aborted. Have you enabled the different root account? In that case the root password may differ from the password you use to login to your desktop

bulgeme
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Re: bluetooth devices ...

Postby bulgeme » Sat Dec 15, 2007 3:10 pm

... now every thing is good, but ...

1. i went to the synaptic and searched for "bluez" ... found it and installed it ... there were many others, do i have to install them ... ?

2. where to access the bluetooth ... found the bluetooth preferance ... but only options found ...

thanx,


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