[gnome-bluetooth] using bluetooth for remote control

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Mon Oct 6 13:49:13 BST 2003

On Mon, 2003-10-06 at 12:45, Damien Covey wrote:
> I've just got myself a usb bluetooth transiever and would like to know
> if it is possible to use this device as some sort of remote
> controller.  I would like to be able to send messages (maybe via
> bluetooth phone) to the device and have the computer resond by donig
> things like changing songs in Rhythmbox or muting the sound etc. 
> Pretty simple sort of actions, but nice to be able to do from the
> lounge room.  Maybe even launching an application such as rhythmbox or
> totem etc.
> So, does anyone know if this is either possible at the moment or maybe
> in the near future, and perhaps quicker with more resouces :)

You might want to look at:

If somebody knows something similar for Nokia phones, I'd be grateful to
hear about it :)


Bastien Nocera <hadess at hadess.net> 
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