How to pair bluetooth device with Linux Mint 20 XFCE using bluez

Bluetooth by default was not recognizing the devices I wanted to connect to the computer on my Linux Mint 20 system. Therefore, open a terminal window and enter the following commands:$ sudo apt-get install blueman <enter>$ sudo systemctl enable bluetooth.service <enter>$ sudo systemctl start bluetooth.service <enter> $ sudo vi /etc/bluetooth/main.conf <enter>Under [General] remove the # … Continue reading How to pair bluetooth device with Linux Mint 20 XFCE using bluez

msynctool – Error while synchronizing: Unable to open fifo – Workaround in Fedora 17

After installation of Fedora 17, synchronization of contacts from a Nokia Smart phone to Evolution stops working. This could be a temporary hiccup, due to the freshness of Fedora 17. Till such time, here is a workaround. Upon upgrade, if you pair your phone via bluetooth to the computer, you will find that doing a … Continue reading msynctool – Error while synchronizing: Unable to open fifo – Workaround in Fedora 17

Connect Sony MW600 headset to Linux (only audio output)

Finally, got the MW600 headset connected to Fedora 16 Linux. To do this, you need Pulseaudio and also the Blueman Device Manager. This is a GTK+ manager. The present Gnome 3 bluetooth does not allow this device to be connected. To do so, install the following packages, if not installed on your linux box: # … Continue reading Connect Sony MW600 headset to Linux (only audio output)