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Chapter 4. Further Configuration with Ya... > Configuring Bluetooth Wireless Suppo...

Configuring Bluetooth Wireless Support

When the Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson developed a new wireless tool that allowed different electronic components to communicate without being attached by heavy cables, it wanted a snappy name for it. Reaching back into the Scandinavian past, someone discovered a Danish king, Harald Blaatand, who united Denmark and Norway in the tenth century. Blaatand translated into English is Bluetooth. And that is how this trademark was born.

openSUSE should autodetect your Bluetooth device and load the appropriate drivers. YaST should also install the bluez-libs and bluez-utils software packages to manage your connection.


  

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