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Old 01-03-2007, 07:32 PM   #1
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GPRS Internet Connection Via Bluetooth


I'm trying to use my cell phone to connect to the internet. I detect the phone with the hcitool and so on and can even bind it, but the bluetooth symbol on my phone keeps on flashing telling me that it is not really bonded. Unless of course its just authorized. According to http://www.niemueller.de/wiki/?GPRSviaBluetooth I have to run the command "at". When I do that I get the message "garbled time". What is that about? Is there any other way that I can do this? I would like to have a gui interface for my bluetooth. That would be nice. Once this is sorted out, will I be able to send a photo to my phone by right clicking on it and clicking on send to bluetooth or something like in Windoze?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 01:58 PM   #2
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You have to run serial minicom as mentioned in article that you linked.

To install minicom in debian do this:
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apt-get install minicom
But more convenient way is to use wvdial, it's also described in mentioned article.


If you want to exchange data with your phone you need obex support (http://sourceforge.net/projects/openobex/). If you are running KDE try this project http://bluetooth.kmobiletools.org/.
 
Old 01-07-2007, 04:43 PM   #3
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Thanks for that. I have installed minicom before posting this thread. I use KDE and tried installing kmobiletools but I get the following error when running configure:
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checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check your installation and add the correct paths!
 
Old 01-18-2007, 05:50 PM   #4
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I got it to work. Went with this page
 
  


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