This section will describe which commands are provided by the bluez snap.
The purpose of the bluez snap is to provide the BlueZ Bluetooth stack. Apart from this it contains various tools shipped with BlueZ itself. The following table lists the commands that are provided by the bluez snap:
|bluez||The bluetoothd Bluetooth daemon|
|obex||The obexd OBEX daemon|
|bluetoothctl||A command-line interface to the BlueZ|
|obexctl||A command-line interface to the BlueZ for file transfers|
|hciconfig||HCI device configuration utility|
|hcidump||Reads raw HCI data and prints it on screen|
|hciattach||Attach a serial UART to the BT stack as a transport interface|
|hcitool||Tool used to configure Bluetooth connections|
|sdptool||A tool to perform SDP queries on Bluetooth devices|
|btattach||The successor to hciattach since bluez 5.37|
|btmgmt||Tool for management of the bluez daemon|
|btmon||Bluetooth event monitoring|
|meshctl||Used to provision mesh devices|
There is a quick way of checking what a snap provides. To do this you can use the snap scheme for exposing commands which is snap_name.command . To see all the commands provided by the bluez snap type:
The double TAB indicates that you should hit the tab key twice for bash auto-completion to kick in. Immediately you will see a list of available commands:
$ bluez. bluez.bluetoothctl bluez.btmon bluez.hcidump bluez.obexctl bluez.btattach bluez.hciattach bluez.hcitool bluez.sdptool bluez.btmgmt bluez.hciconfig bluez.meshctl $ bluez.
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