GNOME Bluetooth

gnome-bluetooth is collection of widgets for applications that want to select Bluetooth devices. It is also used by GNOME session components such as the Settings and gnome-shell.


  • glib
  • bluez 5.x
  • rfkill sub-system enable in the kernel[1]
  • gnome-settings-daemon

[1]: Note that read/write access to the /dev/rfkill device is required and should be provided by the distribution


A long time ago, gnome-bluetooth was a fork of bluez-gnome, which was:

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