Raspberry Pi: How to get Bluetooth keyboard work

I have Prodige NanoX small bluetooth keyboard and touchpad which I wanted to use with my Raspberry Pi so here is how I get it to work:

After we have plugged in our bluetooth receiver we should see it with lsusb:

Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dong0le (HCI mode) […]

Harald Scan Bluetooth Scanner

Little while ago I found a nice scanner for bluetooth devices called Harald Scan.

Harald Scan

Harald Scan works on both Linux and Mac OS X but not in Windows.

It scan’s bluetooth devices and recocnize someof them via first 8 character of their MAC address. Scanner shows some info about found devices like […]

Nokia LD-3W Bluetooth GPS on Backtrack Linux

Nokia LD-3W 00:11:22:33:44:55 Bluetooth dongle: 55:44:33:22:11:00

Start bluetooth and your dongle (hci0):

# /etc/init.d/bluetooth start # hciconfig hci0 up # hcitool dev

Devices: hci0 55:44:33:22:11:00

# hcitool scan

Scanning … 00:11:22:33:44:55 Nokia LD-3W

# sdptool browse –l2cap 00:11:22:33:44:55

Browsing 00:11:22:33:44:55 … Service Name: Dev B Service RecHandle: 0x10000 Service Class […]

Change your bluetooth device mac-address

You can download bdaddr here: bdaddr. If you can’t get bdaddr installed to your Linux distribution BackTrack 4 has bdaddr on /pentest/bluetooth/bluesmash/tools directory. I installed bdaddr to my eeepc (running ubuntu) but I couldn’t change any bt mac with that but Dell Latitude D430 and Backtrack worked like a dream.

00:50:F2:7E:2F:9B My bluetooth dongle (old […]