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Sep 22, 2005, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Bluetooth is an open, IEEE connection standard for wireless device communications. Here's an introduction to Bluetooth on GNU/Linux, including how to enable support for it, some programs that monitor Bluetooth communications, and some hardware devices that use Bluetooth.

"You're probably already familiar with the 802.11 standards for wireless Ethernet local area network (LAN) communications, which allow several machines to communicate and exchange data. But what about 802.15? That's the IEEE group for wireless personal area networks (PAN), which allow several devices, such as cellular phones, printers, PDAs, and computers, to connect to one another. Even if you have heard of it, you probably know 802.15 better as 'Bluetooth...'"

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