Commit 4fa1c462 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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document Bluetooth not working + make it work with warning (#7787).

parent 8b848763
[[!meta title="Enable a wireless device"]] [[!meta title="Enable a wireless device"]]
When Tails starts, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WWAN and WiMAX When Tails starts, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WWAN and WiMAX devices are
devices are enabled. enabled (but Bluetooth doesn't work by default, see below to enable
it)
But all other kinds of wireless devices such as GPS and FM devices are But all other kinds of wireless devices such as GPS and FM devices are
disabled by default. If you want to use such a device, you need to enabled disabled by default. If you want to use such a device, you need to enable
it first. it first.
Enable a wireless device
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This technique uses the command line. This technique uses the command line.
1. When starting Tails, [[set up an administration 1. When starting Tails, [[set up an administration
...@@ -67,3 +71,13 @@ This technique uses the command line. ...@@ -67,3 +71,13 @@ This technique uses the command line.
2: gps0: GPS 2: gps0: GPS
Soft blocked: no Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no Hard blocked: no
Enable Bluetooth
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Bluetooth is not enabled by default in Tails because it is insecure
when trying to protect from a local adversary.
To use Bluetooth in Tails nonetheless, you have to
[[setup a root password at boot time|doc/first_steps/startup_options/administration_password]]
and install the `gnome-bluetooth` package and its dependencies.
...@@ -335,6 +335,13 @@ Touchpad configurations ...@@ -335,6 +335,13 @@ Touchpad configurations
synclient FingerLow=1; synclient FingerLow=1;
synclient FingerHigh=1; synclient FingerHigh=1;
Bluetooth devices don't work
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Bluetooth is not enabled in Tails for security reasons. To enable it
anyway, see the documentation about
[[wireless devices|doc/advanced_topics/wireless_devices]].
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