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I want to share files via Bluetooth between a Mac OSX Mountain Lion and Ubuntu 12.04 but neither of the two can see/recognize each other.

Why did this happen? Is there a way to solve it?

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Did you set the bluetooth on Ubuntu or Mac OS X to visible? – lambda23 Oct 13 '12 at 3:06
Do you have another device (perhaps portable like a phone) that you can use to verify the signal is strong enough over the distance you are trying to connect? – niallhaslam Oct 14 '12 at 12:36
@lambda23 both turned on visibility/discover – Felipe Alcacibar Oct 19 '12 at 17:11
@niallhaslam with phones both are ok. – Felipe Alcacibar Oct 19 '12 at 17:13

serial port opening for mac : mac serial port

for ubuntu : there is a program sudo apt-get install blueman

firts you have to setup blueman before do steps in link

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