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I'm running ubuntu 12.04 I have a hp laptop brand and I would like to share my internet connection via bluetooth

I searched on google but I found nothing serious

Can you help me please ?

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marked as duplicate by Luis Alvarado, Eric Carvalho, Seth, Nitin Venkatesh, Amith KK Feb 20 '13 at 9:21

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Why not use ad-hoc WiFi? It's considerably simpler, and requires less finicky setup. – hexafraction Feb 13 '13 at 20:34
yes thank you for your idea, but I would like to share my internet connection via bluetooth for my mobile nokia asha 300 does not feature WiFi I managed it installed a web browser j2me able to connect to the internet via bluetooth share you understand? ;) So I managed shared my connection my phone via bluetooth will enjoy :) Here but thank you for your advice :) – khaled Feb 13 '13 at 20:52
Ah, I see. I'd recommend you visit the post Luis Alvarado linked. – hexafraction Feb 13 '13 at 20:58

I am not sure if there is any good way using native bluetooth app that ships with ubuntu but I am going to use a pretty old app called blueman.

install it using

sudo apt-get install blueman

Now from untity search for blueman and you will get bluetooth manager click on that and you will get window and blueman service will be enabled.

now you can see two bluetooth icons on top panel of unity. one will be native and other will be blueman's

click on blueman's icon and click local services.

selecting local services

Now from the window click network. and enable Network Access point, click apply and save it.

enabling network

Now you can access internet using bluetooth of your computer after pairing them and connecting.

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Also I am able to route android phones audio and media audio using this app :), ofcourse internet access too :) – Rohith Raveendran Feb 19 '13 at 19:20
Don't work for Nexus 5 running Android 6 – naXa Apr 25 at 10:24

you can try Open Garden I find it really useful for all of my devices.

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Link-only-answers are not welcome here, please elaborate some more. – aquaherd Feb 19 '13 at 21:09
@aquaherd I recommend providing (for example, linking to) more information when commenting on link-only answers, so people understand what we don't like about them. – Eliah Kagan Feb 20 '13 at 0:09
It doesn't have Linux version... – janot Mar 7 '15 at 23:01

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