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How does one make an outgoing bluetooth connection? I have already installed packages for bluetooth, and have run hcitool scan to find the BT address. And I'm using a USB BT dongle.

Output of lsusb

Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 058f:6254 Alcor Micro Corp. USB Hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 058f:6366 Alcor Micro Corp. Multi Flash Reader
  • Outgoing connection to what? – Majenko Jun 14 '15 at 23:21
  • what connects matters? – Alexander M Jun 14 '15 at 23:25
  • Yes, it matters. You use different commands to configure different kinds of connections. Bluetooth is a vast topic, so you have to be specific or we'll be here for the next month. – Majenko Jun 14 '15 at 23:29
  • I'm trying to stream audio from an sd card to a headset – Alexander M Jun 14 '15 at 23:38
  • @Majenko Is generic pairing instructions possible? – Alexander M Jun 14 '15 at 23:38

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