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Bluetooth on Ubuntu - A pleasant surprise

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When I ditched my Windows XP for Ubuntu Edgy Elf last month, bluetooth connectivity between my PC and my cell phone was the only task I wasn’t sure my Ubuntu machine would be able to perform as easily as my Windows machine did.

After a couple of weeks of using Ubuntu, I finally took out some time to setup bluetooth as I thought it would be a fairly ‘power user’ task with lots of console commands and apt-gets.

Boy was I wrong.

Here’s a comparison of the setup procedure for my bluetooth dongle on XP and Ubuntu.

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