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rumi

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Bluetooth Adapters?
« on: October 11, 2007, 10:37:47 pm »
I have a belkin F8T001 USB dongle. I can't get it to install. I plug it in and nothing... I thought most usb bluetooth dongles work. Am I missing something? Can I manually install it?

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Re: Bluetooth Adapters?
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2007, 11:24:23 pm »
 My bluetooth adapter worked straight away, see dmesg to see if your dongle gets regestered by udev and also use lsusb to see what the system thinks of it.

 send the output of those commands for more help.

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Re: Bluetooth Adapters?
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2007, 02:20:45 am »
after running lsusb:
linuxmce@dcerouter:~$ lsusb
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0a5c:2033 Broadcom Corp. BCM2033 Bluetooth
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 046d:c00c Logitech, Inc. Optical Wheel Mouse
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000

I guess it found it, but why can't I use it? ???

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Re: Bluetooth Adapters?
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2007, 09:38:05 pm »
 It seem like your dongle needs a firmware please see this post:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=922460

 Also check in dmesg if the adapter get a device assigned (/dev/xxx)

Hope it helps

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Re: Bluetooth Adapters?
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2007, 03:20:18 am »
The Belkin dongle I tried seemed to be properly recognized by the core.  (I've used it with Ubuntu Feisty as well.)

It appears to be a slightly different model - F8T013xx1.


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Re: Bluetooth Adapters?
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2008, 11:00:52 pm »
I know this topic is a little old, but just to add for other searchers, I have a  Belkin F8T012xx1 USB Adapter and i couldn't figure out why I couldn't connect. Turns out an incorrect driver gets loaded, you need to put "blacklist pegasus" in the file "/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist" and restart the system.

-Coley.