ZDNet UK: Linux Gets Bluetooth
May 28, 2002, 09:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)
[ Thanks to Cedric
GODART for this link. ]
"The Linux development kernel now supports wireless 'personal
area networks', but ordinary users won't see the software for a
"Support for Bluetooth has been added to the Linux development
kernel, a step toward native Bluetooth support in upcoming releases
of the Linux operating system.
"Bluetooth allows PCs, portable devices and peripherals the
ability to connect to each other in a "personal area network",
potentially replacing the clutter of wires that accompanies most
computer systems. Research firm In-Stat/MDR projects that 100
million personal area networks will be installed this year, rising
to more than 900 million in 2005..."