[Pkg-bluetooth-maintainers] Bug#530829: Bug#530829: bluez-gnome: receive file doesn't work, gnome-user-share not usable

Filippo Giunchedi filippo at debian.org
Fri May 29 12:48:27 UTC 2009

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 02:25:31PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > agreed, a note is in order. Note also that now gvfs-backends is recommended and
> > a bug was filed to enable obex backend though AFAIK gnome-vfs-obexftp doesn't
> > act as obex server but simply as a obex browser.
> Ok so what exactly is needed to be able to receive files with bluetooth?
> The g-u-s stuff?

for gnome I'd say yes, though anything that setups an obex server (through
obex-data-server if wanted) will work. Perhaps also a python script using
dbus might be worth including.

> And gnome-vfs-obexftp is still needed for browsing remote devices? (I
> had the impression that the recommends was dropped because it was
> replaced by gvfs-backends.

it is replaced by gvfs-backends indeed, see #530435 which just got fixed

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