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Linux.com: Bluetooth and GNU/Linux

“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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