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As you know mobile internet is very expencive and wifi networks don't cover the whole towns. I have a bluetooth adapter and a mobile phone Sony Ericsson P1 (OS UIQ3). How can i access the internet with the connection on my computer using the bluetooth adapter? I have seen some variants for Windows, but never for linux. Is this possible ? http://www.persian-forums.com/f75/sh...uetooth-16204/
Basically you need to set up a pan interface (network over bluetooth) on your PC and then set up NAT using a firewall (an alternative is to use a bridged ineterface with brctl). Finally you may want to setup a dhcp server on your PC to automatically give your phone an IP address.
There are a number of examples of how to do this on the web. Try googling for something like:
yourdistroname nat bridge bluetooth
While I've not done this with a bluetooth device I have done with ethernet over usb, virtual machines on tap interfaces, and just with two network cards.
Last edited by evo2; 03-02-2010 at 09:48 PM.
Thanks @Evo2, but i'm a noob a linux. I've had my fedora for a month or two and i'm still learning. I did some research before i posted this thread but nothing came up. Now i tried fedora nat bridge bluetooth in google, but nothing relevant comes up :/ Can you give me some directions
hmm, after skipped the command "pand ..." i completed all of the other commands and my internet stopped working ... i rebooted and i have internet now. Do you have any suggestions?
BTW, i tried installing bluez-compat (or sth like that, cuz pand was missing...) but it just sayd downloading... and it did nothing :/