[gnome-bluetooth] gnome-obex-server missing from gconf

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Thu May 11 22:39:46 BST 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 23:07 -0400, Steven Belz wrote:
> I have an interesting bluetooth problem for which I am trying to
> find/script/hack/fuddle a solution.
> I would like to make it so my computer accepts files from any
> bluetooth device without the "Accept Files from XXX Device Screen" and
> place them in a directory ("/home/froggy/pictureframe"). 
> In reverse order, the capability for redirecting the files seems to be
> the function of the gnome-obex-server.  I have read several entries
> from this list about how the gconf-editor should be used to modify
> this setting.  The problem is that /apps/gnome-obex-server/ does not
> exist in my gconf.  Another list member indicated that they created
> the entry in the file structure but this did not work for me
> either... 
> Any ideas?  I am running Ubuntu Dapper Beta 2.

Did you compile gnome-bluetooth yourself?

If you did, then you need to add the schemas file to the database.
Something like that would do:
gconftool-2 --makefile-install-rule <path to gnome-obex-server.schemas>
(usually <prefix>/etc/gconf/schemas).

Otherwise file a bug with Ubuntu, their package is broken.

> Also, if you have any ideas as to how I can make it so the user does
> not have to interact with the computer when they pass pictures to it
> (e.g., requiring authorization for each device...), that would be
> great as well... 

Set /apps/gnome-obex-server/receive_notification to FALSE in GConf, once
you've fixed the above.


Bastien Nocera <hadess at hadess.net> 

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