gnome-bluetooth-42.2

Introduction to GNOME Bluetooth

The GNOME Bluetooth package contains tools for managing and manipulating Bluetooth devices using the GNOME Desktop.

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Note

Development versions of BLFS may not build or run some packages properly if dependencies have been updated since the most recent stable versions of the book.

Package Information

GNOME Bluetooth Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.24.34, gsound-1.0.3, itstool-2.0.7, libnotify-0.8.1, and UPower-1.90.0

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2 and dbusmock-0.28.4

Runtime Dependencies

BlueZ-5.65 and elogind-246.10

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gnome-bluetooth

Installation of GNOME Bluetooth

Install GNOME Bluetooth by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release .. &&
ninja

To test the results, issue: ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.

Contents

Installed Programs: bluetooth-sendto
Installed Libraries: libgnome-bluetooth-3.0.so and libgnome-bluetooth-ui-3.0.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gnome-bluetooth-3.0 and /usr/share/gnome-bluetooth-3.0

Short Descriptions

bluetooth-sendto

is a GTK+ application for transferring files over Bluetooth

libgnome-bluetooth-3.0.so

contains the GNOME Bluetooth API functions