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[Bug 1280584] Re: Bluetooth daemon default configuration is wrong


This bug was fixed in the package bluez - 4.101-0ubuntu13

bluez (4.101-0ubuntu13) trusty; urgency=medium

  * debian/rules: Disable pnat, it shouldn't have been compiled in the first
    place; since it's only really useful on Maemo. (LP: #1280584)
 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <mathieu-tl@xxxxxxxxxx>   Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:10:13 -0400

** Changed in: bluez (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Fix Released

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  Bluetooth daemon default configuration is wrong

Status in “bluez” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  I was trying to connect my Android device to python script via
  bluetooth connection. The connection raised fine but it was not able
  to make the connection. I am using [1] as server.

  When looking at syslog i noticed:
  > bluetoothd[707]: Unable to spawn pnatd: Failed to execute child process "/usr/bin/phonet-at" (No such file or directory)

  Googling that gives [2].  And comment from 'Selmi' follows up to
  discussion on linux-bluetooth [3].

  They say:
  >There should be absolutely no reason for Ubuntu have this plugin enabled
  or even compiled. You might wanna file a bug to them to disable it. The
  only place where it makes sense to be compiled is in Nokia's Maemo
  Harmattan platform. For everything else it should be disabled (as it is
  by default).

  And indeed, adding line 
  'DisablePlugins = pnat' to '/etc/bluetooth/main.conf' makes the test work fine.

  [1] http://people.csail.mit.edu/albert/bluez-intro/x232.html
  [2]  http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1936904
  [3] http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-bluetooth/msg14290.html

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