[gnome-bluetooth] Re: Bluetooth mobile phones supported by GNOME and Debian GNU/Linux? (Added note)

Ivo Marino eim at mentors.debian.net
Sat Aug 28 10:50:19 BST 2004

On Fri, 2004-08-27 at 15:19, Matt Kay wrote:

> Consider the Sony Ericsson mid-range phones, like the T610 and Z600 (and 
> probably the new K-series). gnome-bluetooth and synchronisation with 
> multisync work perfectly. I have a P900 which works perfectly with 
> gnome-bluetooth, but I have not been able to get multisync to work, 
> although I should probably give edd's syncML howto another go at some 
> point.
I just bought a Nokia 6650 on eBay at an interesting price.

> AFAIK, the Nokia bluetooth phones should also work fine sending and 
> receiving files over bluetooth.
I have tested another Nokia, the 3650, with my iBook, Bluetooth USB
stick and gnome-bluetooth: File transfer works fine.

I have not yet tested syncML and multisync does not seem to support
Nokia mobile phones.

> Note that if your iBook is a G3 then you will need to buy an external 
> bluetooth module. The D-Link DBT-120 works for me on an iBook running 
> Debian.
Yes, that's what I did. I thought the G3 has built in bluetooth support
but unfortunately this feature is only available on PowerBook machines.

> Hope that helps,
> Matt (on-list)
Thanks for feedback,


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