Utilities

bluetoother

bluetoother

Latest version: 0.13

Bluetoooth adapter connectivity GUI tool

Functionality:

Debian binary package (amd64 architecture)

For Debian based Linux distros like Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, etc.

Hardware: PCs (x86-64 or amd64 CPUs)

Note: the sudo package must be installed and your user must have permission to execute commands as superuser.

Prerequisite packages

$ sudo apt-get install policykit-1 bluez libgtkmm-3.0-1v5 libbluetooth3

Download, unzip and install

$ wget https://www.efanomars.com/bins/bluetoother-0.13-1-deb-amd64-d09.tar.gz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.13-1-deb-amd64-d09.tar.gz    # should return
$ # c7509d6cdfe0e24c8423251192a9da866e17994fa5a6c0476cbef44b3b9d7225
$ tar xvz -f bluetoother-0.13-1-deb-amd64-d09.tar.gz
$ cd bluetoother-0.13
$ ./install-bin.sh   

Uninstall

From the same directory of install-bin.sh
$ # sudo apt-get remove bluetoother
$ ./uninstall-bin.sh   

Arch binary package (amd64 architecture)

For Linux Arch based distros like Arch, Manjaro, etc.

Hardware: PCs (x86-64 or amd64 CPUs)

This project is also available in the AUR (Arch User Repository) at https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/bluetoother/.

Note: the sudo package must be installed and your user must have permission to execute commands as superuser.

Prerequisite packages

$ sudo pacman -S polkit gtkmm3 bluez-libs bluez

Download and install

$ wget https://www.efanomars.com/bins/bluetoother-0.13-1-arch-amd64-m.pkg.tar.xz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.13-1-arch-amd64-m.pkg.tar.xz    # should return
$ # 8845cb4d310acab7405c5f3f09c3433b0ae11a6261f38eef1d555391f921f5ef
$ sudo pacman -U bluetoother-0.13-1-arch-amd64-m.pkg.tar.xz

Uninstall

$ sudo pacman -R bluetoother

Debian binary package (arm64 architecture)

For Debian based Linux distros like Raspberry Pi OS, Debian, Ubuntu, etc.

Hardware: Raspberry Pi 4, PineBook

Note: the sudo package must be installed and your user must have permission to execute commands as superuser.

Prerequisite packages

$ sudo apt-get install policykit-1 bluez libgtkmm-3.0-1v5 libbluetooth3

Download, unzip and install

$ wget https://www.efanomars.com/bins/bluetoother-0.13-1-deb-arm64-d09.tar.gz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.13-1-deb-arm64-d09.tar.gz    # should return
$ # 29295e5842115ac6f69f1617281fab99a0a4214f2a099980fd279f3f0d99cd02
$ tar xvz -f bluetoother-0.13-1-deb-arm64-d09.tar.gz
$ cd bluetoother-0.13
$ ./install-bin.sh   

Uninstall

From the same directory of install-bin.sh
$ # sudo apt-get remove bluetoother
$ ./uninstall-bin.sh   

Arch binary package (arm64 architecture)

For Linux Arch based distros like Arch, Manjaro, etc.

Hardware: PineBook, Raspberry Pi 4

Note: the sudo package must be installed and your user must have permission to execute commands as superuser.

Prerequisite packages

$ sudo pacman -S polkit gtkmm3 bluez-libs bluez

Download and install

$ wget https://www.efanomars.com/bins/bluetoother-0.13-1-arch-arm64-m.pkg.tar.xz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.13-1-arch-arm64-m.pkg.tar.xz    # should return
$ # 810173e9a6c2589abd476eb41c1dc5bd17b71fb7c7da444ccd392c978d3af9b1
$ sudo pacman -U bluetoother-0.13-1-arch-arm64-m.pkg.tar.xz

Uninstall

$ sudo pacman -R bluetoother

Debian binary package (armhf architecture)

For Debian based Linux distros like Raspberry Pi OS, Debian, Ubuntu, etc.

Hardware: Raspberry Pi 3B+

Note: the sudo package must be installed and your user must have permission to execute commands as superuser.

Prerequisite packages

$ sudo apt-get install policykit-1 bluez libgtkmm-3.0-1v5 libbluetooth3

Download, unzip and install

$ wget https://www.efanomars.com/bins/bluetoother-0.13-1-deb-armhf-d09.tar.gz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.13-1-deb-armhf-d09.tar.gz    # should return
$ # ea760a4ffcf0f1b2086633d084357333f7cd1cc1e65dc8172d3abb2f575deed3
$ tar xvz -f bluetoother-0.13-1-deb-armhf-d09.tar.gz
$ cd bluetoother-0.13
$ ./install-bin.sh   

Uninstall

From the same directory of install-bin.sh
$ # sudo apt-get remove bluetoother
$ ./uninstall-bin.sh   

Other linux distributions or architectures

Prerequisite packages

Download, build and install

$ git clone https://gitlab.com/efanomars/bluetoother.git
$ cd bluetoother
$ STMM_MAKE_OPTIONS="--jobs=4"   ./scripts/install_bluetoother.py -b=Release

Uninstall

$ ./scripts/uninstall_bluetoother.py

Man page

bluetoother


Source code

Gitlab: https://gitlab.com/efanomars/bluetoother

Tarball: https://www.efanomars.com/sources/bluetoother-0.13.tar.gz

(sha256sum: 5aa053a90cc5887ecb8dc9e14921bcdd1aeb8d0059063360c546f0faf12b5680)