Re: Bluetooth ICS

On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 23:53 +0200, Stéphane Maniaci wrote:
> Hi, 
> Sorry if this question has been asked before, but I got a little bit
> lost in my researches on the Internet.
> Is it possible to enable connection sharing via Bluetooth between two
> _computers_ ? One has an ethernet connection and a bluetooth dongle,
> the other only has bluetooth. Does the bluetooth spec implements such
> a possibility ?

Not quite yet, but we've got a feature request for it in bugzilla and
I've already spent some time thinking about it and discussing
implementation details with relevant people (Bastien, really).

The general idea is that you'd just check a "share my internet
connection over bluetooth" somewhere, which would poke NM to start up
sharing over bluetooth like any normal NM ICS works.

I have no idea when this would hit, since some of it depends on other UI
components like gnome-bluetooth or kde-bluetooth.


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