[ILUG] GPRS access via bluetooth on o2 - Why bother?
John A. Kinsella
John.Kinsella at ul.ie
Tue Sep 27 09:39:37 IST 2005
Presumably the usefulness of this is that you can avail of (relatively)
cheap (weekend, say) tariffs to go on-line wireless-ly with laptop?
Do the providers not exclude internet dial-up numbers from their cheap
(I ask cos I have 1000 free minutes per month from Vodafone - must check
small print - anyway I dont have a laptop!).
On Mon, 2005-09-26 at 11:12, John Madden wrote:
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> On (05/07/04 11:05), Keith Davey didst pronounce:
> > In case anyone is interested, I managed to connect via gprs on o2 over
> > bluetooth from Fedora Core 2.
> I just wanted to follow up on this post and thank the OP. I held onto
> this mail from when it arrived to the list (quite a while ago, as you
> can see from the date) because I knew it was something I'd want to do. I
> finally picked up a new Bluetooth + GPRS compatible phone, and bought
> some unnamed USB Bluetooth dongle in Maplins yesterday, plugged it in
> and ran through the instructions posted, and it worked perfectly.
> I'd suggest this post as an entry for a tutorial on linux.ie. If the OP
> doesn't want to write it, I will!
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> Chat ya later,
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