Re: Trying to use a Nokia N95 as a modem over USB
On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Klistvud <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dne, 01. 11. 2010 14:33:17 je Andrew Malcolmson napisal(a):
>> I got it working. I had been using a KDE with Debian Sid called
>> Aptosid. I did a fresh install of Squeeze and the USB tethering
>> worked straightaway. I noticed that it works more smoothly if the USB
>> cable is connected before boot.
> A N95 in "GSM modem mode" (i.e. tethered) will also work via Bluetooth, so
> you can do away with USB cables. And, with some third-party software
> installed, it should also work as a portable WLAN acces point, although I
> haven't personally tried that.
I've never got Bluetooth tethering working. Bluetooth pairing is fine
but when I use the Debian built-in Bluetooth and attempt the DUN
setup, I get a timeout error during 'detecting phone details'. Using
the Blueman DUN wizard I get "Device Added Successfully but Failed to
It sound like the phone is not responding to the request but only only
relevant setting I found is 'modem' under Settings/Connectivity where
the only option is infrared. My model is the N95-3. Maybe the N95 8M
is the only one with Bluetooth tethering.