Blueman is a GTK+ Bluetooth Manager
Blueman is designed to provide a simple yet effective means for controlling the BlueZ API and simplifying Bluetooth tasks, such as:
- Connecting to 3G/EDGE/GPRS via dial-up
- Connecting to / Creating Bluetooth networks
- Connecting to input devices
- Connecting to audio devices
- Sending / Receiving files via OBEX
It is lightweight, easy to use, Python based, and GPL licensed.
The original project page of Valmantas Palikša can be found on Launchpad.
See Dependencies.md for a list of build and runtime dependencies.
To install a packaged release of blueman, run
./configure && make && make install.
To generate and run a configure script from source, run
If you are packaging it for your distribution, please make sure to pass
--disable-schemas-compile and run
glib-compile-schemas /datadir/glib-2.0/schemas as part of your (un)install phase.
Support / Troubleshooting
If you're reporting a bug, please read the Troubleshooting page to provide all relevant info.
Feel free to open a GitHub issue to file bugs, or ask about anything you need help with.
Fork, make your changes, and issue a pull request. If you just want to edit a single file, GitHub will guide you through that process.
Translations are managed on Hosted Weblate. Go to the Weblate blueman project page.
Except for most icons that are under a GPLv2 license and require GPLv2 for redistribution, all parts of the software are licensed under GPLv3 (or GPLv2) and allow redistribution under any later version.