I'm relatively new to linux but i'll try. I've seen a setting in the bluetooth preferences GUI, System->Preferences->Bluetooth preferences, which might help you (see screenshot). I've got three options, unspecified (default), desktop workstation, laptop computer. Maybe setting one of these will help you?
Originally Posted by shortguy
I've got amarok and pidgin interaction working also. I've written the following snippets.
First you'll need to install purple-remote to be able to change the status of pidgin:
Next you'll need to make two scripts, i've called them proximity-lock.sh and proximity-unlock.sh. But you can rename them to anything you like.
sudo apt-get install libpurple-bin
and paste the following:
Save and close
Save and close.
Now make these scripts executable by setting the appropriate permissions with nautilus or the following commands
Now go to your blueproximity settings and at the locking tab change the lock command to
chmod 755 ~/Scripts/proximity-lock.sh
chmod 755 ~/Scripts/proximity-unlock.sh
and the unlock command to
or the equivalent.
This should do the trick, but i'm no Linux wizard so maybe i'm missing something here... Some may argue this is useless but i like being lazy and being nice to the neighbours