Bluetooth headsets in FSO

Franky Van Liedekerke liedekef at
Wed May 6 16:20:45 CEST 2009

On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 4:11 PM, DJDAS <djdas at> wrote:
> Franky Van Liedekerke ha scritto:
>>> Framework already supports BT headsets. The fact GUI is missing shows
>>> the lack of interest from end-users, well, i think it'll change soon.
>> hmm ... I thought end-users were people actually using the phone, not
>> unix-hackers ...
> That's why I wrote it ;)
>> but I saw the announcement of a bluetooth gui for
>> Om2008, aboeit for bluez3.
> Well those are "minimum requirements" as I couldn't test other distros
> but, as I wrote in the last post, I use only DBUS calls to Bluez so
> maybe it should work on other distros (probably in FSO to given I don't
> use FSO calls yet...). The only userspace dependency is PyGTK but I
> think almost every distro has it installed.
> I think the only real issue could be the power and reset /sys files
> which change between different kernel versions... I accept suggestions
> and patches too :P

sure you do :-)
DBUS calls have changed quite a lot between bluez3 and bluez4. I face
the same problem for QtEi, but I don't feel like doing all that work
on my own there (it's quite a big code change). So for now QtEi has no
bluetooth in newer kernels (if they don't provide the bluez3 package


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