O'Reilly logo

Ubuntu for Non-Geeks, 4th Edition by Phil Bull, Rickford Grant

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Working with Bluetooth Devices

While we're on the topic of file handling, it is probably a good time to learn how to work with Bluetooth devices. As I mentioned in Chapter 3, if you have a Bluetooth adapter in your machine, either built in or plugged into a USB port, a Bluetooth icon will appear in the right half of the GNOME upper panel.

Pairing Devices

Before you can transfer files between your Bluetooth devices, you need to pair them. This is how you do it:

  1. Click the Bluetooth icon in the top panel, and select Set up new device.

  2. In the Bluetooth setup wizard that appears, click Forward.

  3. Ubuntu will then search for Bluetooth devices in the vicinity of your computer. Once it discovers a device, that device will appear in the center pane of the window, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required