Installing and testing Bluetooth

With inspiration from LinuxUser (, issue 193 (2018)

1. Update the RasPi to the latest SW: sudo apt-get update
sudo apg-upgrade -y
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y
sudo rpi-update
2. Install common bluetooth support: sudo apt-get install pi-bluetooth The Bluetooth support can be tested via bluetoothctl bluetoothctl

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Installing and testing Python Bluetooth support

Install PyBluez sudo apt-get install python-bluez