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A command line bluetooth file sharing application for Linux.

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A command line bluetooth file sharing application for Linux.


  • Linux packages required:

    Install as:

    $ sudo apt-get install bluetooth libbluetooth-dev bluez-tools
  • To install bshare, simply,

    $ pip install bshare


  • Help command:

    $ bshare -h
    usage: [-h] [-a address] [-s address] [-d] [-l]
    A simple bluetooth file sharer!
    optional arguments:
      -h, --help            show this help message and exit
      -a address, --addr address
                            Connect to bluetooth device with specified Bluetooth
      -s address, --set address
                            Set default Bluetooth address.
      -d, --default         Shows the default bluetooth address.
      -l, --list            Shows all the added bluetooth devices identified by your
  • To list all the added buetooth devices:

    $ bshare -l
    Added devices:
    Windows Phone (9C:6C:15:01:EA:41)
    Videocon V1550 (00:67:1B:BA:7F:B2)
  • To share files with a device by specifying its bluetooth address:

    $ bshare -a F4:F5:24:B2:D9:7D
  • To set a bluetooth address as default (for quick sharing):

    $ bshare -s F4:F5:24:B2:D9:7D
    Default bluetooth address was changed to F4:F5:24:B2:D9:7D

    Now, to share files with device having default bluetooth address, simply:

    $ bshare
  • To show default bluetooth address:

    $ bshare -d
    Default bluetooth address: F4:F5:24:B2:D9:7D

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