NAME

bt-adapter - a bluetooth adapter manager

SYNOPSIS

bt-adapter [OPTION...]

Help Options:
  -h, --help

Application Options:
  -l, --list
  -a, --adapter=<name|mac>
  -i, --info
  -d, --discover
  --set <property> <value>

DESCRIPTION

This utility is used to manage Bluetooth adapters. You can list all available adapters, show information about adapter, change adapter properties or discover remote devices.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
    Show help

-l, --list
    List all available adapters

-a, --adapter <name|mac>
    Specify adapter to use by his Name or MAC address
    (if this option does not defined - default adapter used)

-i, --info
    Show information about adapter (returns all properties)

-d, --discover
    Discover remote devices (with remote device name resolving)

--set <property> <value>
    Change adapter properties (see ADAPTER PROPERTIES section for list
    of available properties)

ADAPTER PROPERTIES

string Address [ro]
        The Bluetooth adapter address (MAC).

string Alias [rw]
        The Bluetooth adapter friendly name.

uint32 Class [ro]
        The Bluetooth class of device.

boolean Powered [rw]
        Switch an adapter on or off. This will also set the
        appropiate connectable state.

boolean Discoverable [rw]
        Switch an adapter to discoverable or non-discoverable
        to either make it visible or hide it.

        If the DiscoverableTimeout is set to a non-zero
        value then the system will set this value back to
        false after the timer expired.

        In case the adapter is switched off, setting this
        value will fail.

boolean Pairable [rw]
        Switch an adapter to pairable or non-pairable.

        Note that this property only affects incoming pairing
        requests.

uint32 PaireableTimeout [rw]
        The pairable timeout in seconds. A value of zero
        means that the timeout is disabled and it will stay in
        pareable mode forever.

uint32 DiscoverableTimeout [rw]
        The discoverable timeout in seconds. A value of zero
        means that the timeout is disabled and it will stay in
        discoverable/limited mode forever.

        The default value for the discoverable timeout should
        be 180 seconds (3 minutes).

boolean Discovering [ro]
        Indicates that a device discovery procedure is active.

list UUIDs [ro]
        List of 128-bit UUIDs that represents the available local
        services.

AUTHOR

Alexander Orlenko <zxteam [at] gmail.com>.

SEE ALSO

bt-agent(1) bt-device(1) bt-network(1)