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Old 12-18-2005, 03:06 AM   #1
rahilrai
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Question Bluetooth remote control with nokia S60 phone doesn't work


I have a Compaq presario laptop with inbuilt bluetooth. I also have a Nokia S60 cellphone (3660) which also has bluetooth. I have Open SUSE 10 installed.

I wish to use my cellphone to control few of my prgrams on my laptop, such as Amarok, Kaffeine,openoffice.org etc. I don't know how?

I will be really grateful for any instructions/help/advice on what software I need to install/download (and dont forget to tell me how to do it).

P.S. I dont think there are any hardware/software issues as far as my bluetooth adapter is concerned as I am able to send files to my laptop from my cellphone and vice-versa.

Rahil

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Old 12-18-2005, 06:11 AM   #2
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Bluetooth is great fun! You have a couple of options to look at with this one, Bemused is a cool option, you can use a Bluetooth phone as a LIRC remote. You could use something like bluemote too. Start getting stuck into them, if you know Python then it's easy to use pybluez to chuck together something a little more specific to your needs, decent Bluetooth frameworks exist for most languages as well.

That's a bit to get you started, post back if you need anything else

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