Linux Mint 21.3

General Algorithm for Using the Dongle

1. Disabling the Internal Adapter

2. Connect the External Bluetooth Dongle

  • Plug in the Bluetooth adapter

    The Bluetooth adapter indicator should appear on your screen, indicating that the external dongle is active and ready for use.

  • Click the Bluetooth Icon in the toolbar

  • Click turn on Bluetooth

  • Adding Devices:

    Use the Bluetooth button in the upper right corner of the screen.

Pairing Bluetooth devices via Hideez Dongle on Linux Mint 21.3 "Virginia"

Alternative Method of pairing via Command Line

  1. Launch the Utility:

  2. View Available Devices:

  3. Pair the Device:

    pair <MAC address of the device to be added>
  4. Establish the Connection:

connect <MAC address of the device>

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