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Linux - Bluetooth version of connected devices

I had the dream to connect a Wii Remote controller with my web browser. The possibilities are infinite, playing games in the browser for example. Luckily Wii Remote controllers are using Bluetooth for the connection and there is already a group of developers on a possibility to connect Bluetooth devices with the Chrome web browser. With the help of How to get Chrome Web Bluetooth working on Linux from Alan C. Assis I was just one step away from reading the acceleration data of the controller via JavaScript, but unfortunately Web Bluetooth needs Bluetooth 4.0 or above. So this post is just about detecting the Bluetooth version of device with Linux.

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Connecting a Wii Remote Plus controller with Debian 8 (jessie)

I bought myself a Nintendo Wii Remote Plus controller. Interesting for me are the acceleration data. Since it was not trivial to me, I will show in this post how I have connected a Wii Remote Plus controller with my notebook that runs Debian 8 Jessie.

Nintendo Wii Remote Plus

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