I can pair my HTC One X with Ubuntu, but I can't send any files to my computer from my phone. Every time I try my phone reports the transfer failed and I never get prompted by the computer to accept the file.
I would like to share one method on how to send files from any Android smartphone to Ubuntu. I successfully tested it myself on Ubuntu 12.10 laptop with built-in bluetooth adapter and SGS4 smartphone.
Your smartphone and Ubuntu computer should be paired.
Open a terminal application (Ctrl+Alt+T) and install
obexpushd packages from OpenOBEX project using the following command:
sudo apt-get install obexftp obexpushd
Set your computer's bluetooth adapter into discoverable mode executing the following command:
sudo hciconfig hci0 piscan
obexpushd command and listen to the incoming bluetooth connection:
Now it is possible to send any file from the smartphone to Ubuntu computer. The files will be stored in your
I tested the method by sharing a file through bluetooth from ASTRO File Manager on Android smartphone.
The main credit for this method goes to the blog post.