Utilities

bluetoother

bluetoother

Latest version: 0.14

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-0.14-1-deb-amd64-d09.tar.gz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.14-1-deb-amd64-d09.tar.gz    # should return
$ # d4a3044dc2f1736b50bbf8ae61e159635d57c3f36d96f42c61fd0289e02d7e10
$ tar xvz -f bluetoother-0.14-1-deb-amd64-d09.tar.gz
$ cd bluetoother-0.14
$ ./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-0.14-1-arch-amd64-m.pkg.tar.xz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.14-1-arch-amd64-m.pkg.tar.xz    # should return
$ # ed0afebdab80ec264f50dbc48be98500428b8d4a34866f4f054d2a2b09d47d17
$ sudo pacman -U bluetoother-0.14-1-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-0.14-1-deb-arm64-d09.tar.gz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.14-1-deb-arm64-d09.tar.gz    # should return
$ # 7ff4771ca2ff3eb8c960883d761ce355d576400dae85e44dd8ea703f728095e3
$ tar xvz -f bluetoother-0.14-1-deb-arm64-d09.tar.gz
$ cd bluetoother-0.14
$ ./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-0.14-1-arch-arm64-m.pkg.tar.xz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.14-1-arch-arm64-m.pkg.tar.xz    # should return
$ # 1740911ee081623eb37b69c57f561107e38d7150da3c9a54862bc8fb2a6c4c16
$ sudo pacman -U bluetoother-0.14-1-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-0.14-1-deb-armhf-d09.tar.gz
$ sha256sum bluetoother-0.14-1-deb-armhf-d09.tar.gz    # should return
$ # caa5657ce8bd36c9936bb9cb5822d5617406587de81cdc4705b6441ece51f7ee
$ tar xvz -f bluetoother-0.14-1-deb-armhf-d09.tar.gz
$ cd bluetoother-0.14
$ ./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-0.14.tar.gz

(sha256sum: 890d6df0a8654fc29b8e2e1b05ec6cd19dac71f3a1ed65d0a8946369fc76c945)