Bluetooth (bluez4) and bluetooth serial port

Michael Zanetti michael_zanetti at
Wed Sep 16 08:45:10 CEST 2009

On Wednesday 16 September 2009 08:23:36 RANJAN wrote:
> > Why don't read Manually_using_Bluetooth wikipage again, i thought it's
> > explained there in details.
> >  <fercerpav at>
> I have read it,but it is not explained properly (in a step by step
> fashion).Also PAND or PANU is confusing (is it there in BLuez4).How does
>  one install PAND or PANU(if it is required either for pairing on Ubuntu or
>  WIndows Xp).

You don't need PAN just to pair bluetooth devices. PAN is needed if you want 
to create a TCP/IP network over bluetooth (devices must have been paired 
before that).

IMHO the wiki explains it pretty good:

Also the section about networking clearly describes the situation with PAND + 


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