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Bluetooth

Specification

http://www.bluetooth.com/English/Technology/Building/Pages/Specification.aspx
Download page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluetooth_profile
Wiki page

Debian

$ sudo apt-get install bluetooth
$ sudo apt-get install bluez-utils

BlueZ

BlueZ is official Linux Bluetooth protocol stack.

How find local bluetooth device?

$ hcitool dev
Devices:
  hci0    00:03:C9:05:65:98
  hci1    00:1F:81:00:02:5A

or (hciconfig placed in /usr/sbin, so see you PATH!):

$ hciconfig -a
hci0:   Type: USB
  BD Address: 00:03:C9:05:65:98 ACL MTU: 1017:8 SCO MTU: 64:0
  UP RUNNING PSCAN
  RX bytes:2517 acl:12 sco:0 events:64 errors:0
  TX bytes:756 acl:12 sco:0 commands:33 errors:0
  Features: 0xff 0xff 0x8d 0xfe 0x9b 0xfd 0x00 0x80
  Packet type: DM1 DM3 DM5 DH1 DH3 DH5 HV1 HV2 HV3
  Link policy: RSWITCH HOLD SNIFF PARK
  Link mode: SLAVE ACCEPT
  Name: 'desktop-0'
  Class: 0x3e0100
  Service Classes: Networking, Rendering, Capturing, Object Transfer, Audio
  Device Class: Computer, Uncategorized
  HCI Ver: 2.0 (0x3) HCI Rev: 0x2000 LMP Ver: 2.0 (0x3) LMP Subver: 0x415c
  Manufacturer: Broadcom Corporation (15)

hci1:   Type: USB
  BD Address: 00:1F:81:00:02:5A ACL MTU: 339:6 SCO MTU: 180:1
  UP RUNNING PSCAN
  RX bytes:398 acl:0 sco:0 events:18 errors:0
  TX bytes:317 acl:0 sco:0 commands:17 errors:0
  Features: 0xef 0x3e 0x09 0xf0 0x0b 0x08 0x00 0x00
  Packet type: DM1 DM3 DM5 DH1 DH3 DH5 HV1 HV2 HV3
  Link policy: RSWITCH HOLD SNIFF PARK
  Link mode: SLAVE ACCEPT
  Name: 'desktop-1'
  Class: 0x3e0100
  Service Classes: Networking, Rendering, Capturing, Object Transfer, Audio
  Device Class: Computer, Uncategorized
  HCI Ver: 1.2 (0x2) HCI Rev: 0x2 LMP Ver: 1.2 (0x2) LMP Subver: 0x2
  Manufacturer: not assigned (74)

How find remote bluetooth device?

$ hcitool scan
Scanning ...
      00:22:66:D1:B7:20       Nokia 5320

In order to do this remote device must be set "visible".

How to set bluetooth dongle "visible"?

$ hciconfig -a | grep hci.:
hci0: Type: USB

$ sudo hciconfig hci0 piscan

How to determine bluetooth dongle is "visible"?

Run hciconfig -a and see for PSCAN and ISCAN keyword:

$ hciconfig -a
hci0: Type: USB
...
    UP RUNNING PSCAN ISCAN
...

then try from another host:

$ hcitool scan

or use another device such as phone to search.

What version of Bluetooth support local device?

HCI (Host/Controller Interface), LMP (Link Management Protocol):

$ sudo hciconfig -a
hci0:   Type: USB
...
    HCI Ver: 2.0 (0x3) HCI Rev: 0x2000 LMP Ver: 2.0 (0x3) LMP Subver: 0x415c
...
hci1:   Type: USB
...
    HCI Ver: 1.2 (0x2) HCI Rev: 0x2 LMP Ver: 1.2 (0x2) LMP Subver: 0x2
...

What version of Bluetooth support remote device?

$ hcitool info 00:22:66:D1:B7:20 | grep LPM
LPM Version: 2.0 (0x3) LPM Subversion: 0x7a6

What support remote device?

$ sudo sdptool browse  00:22:66:D1:B7:20

Browsing 00:22:66:D1:B7:20 ...
Service Name: AVRCP Target
Service Description: Audio Video Remote Control
Service Provider: Symbian Software Ltd.
Service RecHandle: 0x10000
Service Class ID List:
  "AV Remote Target" (0x110c)
Protocol Descriptor List:
  "L2CAP" (0x0100)
    PSM: 23
  "AVCTP" (0x0017)
    uint16: 0x100
Profile Descriptor List:
  "AV Remote" (0x110e)
    Version: 0x0100
...

00:1b:52:a8:f6:96

See:

http://www.bluez.org/
bluez home page

Remote control throw mobile.

http://anyremote.sourceforge.net/docs.html

Spec

See

http://www.bluetooth.com/Bluetooth/Technology/Building/Specifications/

Bluetooth on Windows.

bthprops.cpl used for administrating Bluetooth device in Windows XP.

ipconfig used for see assigned IP address by PAN (Personal Area Networking).

telephon.cpl used to add modem.

fsquirt.exe used to send/recive file.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883259
How to install and configure Bluetooth devices in Windows XP Service Pack 2
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841803
List of Bluetooth radio drivers that are included in Windows XP SP2