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Old 10-19-2005, 12:19 PM   #1
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bluetooth dongle advice

i'm going to purchase an usb dongle for my laptop, since i want to program and transfer java applications to my cell phone (sony k700i)
i'd like to be given an advice on what dongle i should buy,
i mean, are they more or less the same or should I buy some specific brand?
can some of you who actually uses usb bluetooth adapters report the model he uses?
thanks in advance

btw running fedora4 with custom kernel on a hp centrino laptop
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I managed to get a Billionton USB Bluetooth adapter I bought off eBay to work under linux. I can't remember the exact model though, but I'm pretty sure this is it: Link.

For software, you should look at BlueZ. They have kernel modules and various handy utilities you can use.
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Some hardware appears to be universally compatible with linux, usb memory sticks for example. Can the same be said for USB Bluetooth adapters?


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