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Quick Guide for BlueSoleil Linux EeePC

 

1. System Requirements

 
  1. OS: Asus Eee PC default Xandros Linux version
  2. Disk Space: > 15MB
 

2. Install BlueSoleil

 
  1. Copy the installation package into a folder. E.g./home/user
  2. Open a console terminal from entry "Home->Work->File Manager->Tools->Open Console Terminal".
  3. Executive the following command to enter the directory which contains the installation package:
    cd /home/user
  4. Executive the following command to install the package:
    sudo dpkg -i <pachage_name>
  5. Restart your EeePC.



Note: If you already have a previous version of BlueSoleil installed, you must follow "Removal BlueSoleil" to uninstall BlueSoleil before you install the new package.

 

3. Remove BlueSoleil

 
  1. Open a console terminal from entry "Work->File Manager->Tools->Open Console Terminal".
  2. Executive the following command to install the package:
    sudo dpkg -r bluesoleil


 

4.Getting Started

 

4.1 Start BlueSoleil

When your EeePC starts, BlueSoleil will start automatically.
In case you quit BlueSoleil manually, you can start BlueSoleil from entry "Home->Internet ->BlueSoleil".

4.2 Discover remote Bluetooth devices

  1. Make your Bluetooth devices discoverable.(Reference to your Bluetooth devices'manual).
  2. Double-click "Central Sun" icon in BlueSoleil window.


Then your Bluetooth devices will be found and listed on the orbit in BlueSoleil window.

4.3 Search Services of your Bluetooth devices

Double-click your Bluetooth device icon to search services. Available services will be highlighted by service icons located on top of the BlueSoleil window.

4.4 Establish a connection

Double click a service icon to initiate a connection.
You might be prompted to enter a passkey to authenticate. Enter the same passkey on both sides, or enter the specific one provided by the device manufacture on your computer side only. A dialog box as shown benlow will pop up for you to enter a passkey.
    

After the connection is established, both the Bluetooth device icon and the service icon will turn green.

4.5 Terminate a connection

Right-click the connecting service icon, and select Disconnect.