3

I've installed elementary OS Loki on my Lenovo G580 laptop and I'm very happy with it, but there's a one problem. In elementary OS Freya (and any other Linux distros I've ever used) I used to send files (usually pictures) from phone (Samsung Galaxy S3 mini) to the laptop via Bluetooth.

It needed to tick specific option in gnome-file-share-properties, but it works after that.

But in Loki, it just doesn't work. I've enabled files receiving via Bluetooth in System settings -> Sharing and in the gnome-file-share-properties, but if I try to send file from phone, it fails (but elementary OS knows that I'm trying to send something, because there is a small white dot at the bottom right corner of wingpanel's Bluetooth icon).

Phone and laptop are paired and I am able to send files from laptop to phone using "Send files via Bluetooth" option in file manager.

Does anyone know what should I do?

Thanks for your help.

My System settings -> Sharing Settings in gnome-file-share-properties

2
  • 1
    Did you solved the problem somehow? Please post any updates since I can't figure it out myself, either. Commented Oct 16, 2017 at 8:35
  • Hello, I'm not sure why it got flagged. However the last version of elementary is 5.1.7 Hera so you might want to update the question to reflect the current state.
    – Maccer
    Commented Nov 10, 2020 at 20:12

0

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.