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The netcat for bluetooth! by Joseph Paul Cohen 2012

License Blucat is released under a GPL license for non-comercial use. To use Blucat in your product please contact joseph /at/

Operating System Compatibility
Ubuntu Linux 12.04 32-bit Works
Ubuntu Linux 12.04 64-bit Works
Apple Mac 10.6 Snow Leopard Works
Apple Mac 10.8 Lion Works
Apple Mac 10.9 Mountain Lion Issues with service scan
Apple Mac 10.10 Yosemite Service scan works (no RSSI yet)
Apple Mac 10.11.6 El Captian Service scan works (no RSSI yet)


For Ubuntu install the packages:

sudo apt-get install bluez-tools libbluetooth-dev