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Old 01-11-2009, 07:17 AM   #1
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how do i connect my blue tooth headset to Ubuntu, it is unable to connect.

it could browse the device successfully but is unable to connect it.
please look at the error message.

Couldn't display "obex://

Error: Host down
please select another viewer and try again

but its working fine in windows, its a dell blue tooth headset.
so, plz see if you could work this out
Old 01-11-2009, 04:46 PM   #2
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I've researched that today; I wasn't successful because with Intrepid, using blueman (which is a great tool - apart from its dependencies) and bluez-btsco are mutually exclusive. Thus, I wasn't able to complete it. But Google gives a lot of rather well documented recipes...

This is the most complete of them:

Old 01-12-2009, 11:28 AM   #3
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thanx for the link, it was good help but in the end i am still stucked


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