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I can't connect with my Nokia phone via Bluetooth. It's already added to devices..I can't browse it, nor send files. On ubuntu before, there wasn't problem. What should I do? Thanks in advance.

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Simply download Blueman from the Ubuntu Software Manager. Once Blueman installed right-click your device within Blueman and trust it. Will work great!

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You can send/receive after check Receives files in personal sharing preferences but for browsing I dunno, I can't browse too.

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Still doesn't work.. –  She Jun 9 '12 at 18:50
    
Browsing the Android device from your Ubuntu is still not working. You may want to opt in this Launchpad bug report bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-bluetooth/+bug/987986 –  J. Austin Rodriguez Oct 6 '12 at 1:24

For me, I frequently use blueman (the Bluetooth Manager), and yes you can install it from the command line:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install blueman

Wait for the installation to finish, and you can use the software as you like. As long as I'm using the software, I have no problems with receiving from the Bluetooth file transfer but yes, I did have problems if I want to transfer files from PC to my mobile phone.

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