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       blueproximity - locks/unlocks your desktop tracking a bluetooth device




       blueproximity  helps you adding a little more security to your desktop.
       It does so by detecting one of your bluetooth devices, most likely your
       mobile  phone,  and  keeping  track of its distance. If you move furter
       than a certain distance from your computer  for  longer  than  a  given
       time, it automatically locks your desktop (or starts an arbitrary shell
       command). The "distance" must be specified as a  measure  of  bluetooth
       signal  strength  rather  than  in  meters,  but  BlueProximity’s setup
       procedure helps with this by showing you an indicator of current signal
       strength.  Once away, if you return nearer than a given level for a set
       time your computer unlocks magically without any interaction (or starts
       any other shell command you want).

       Have  a  look  at  the package documentation in your distribution’s doc
       directory, likely /usr/share/doc/blueproximity, to  read  the  complete
       html manual or visit the website .


       blueproximity doesn’t support any command-line parameter.


       ~/.blueproximity/*.conf  Config files for each profile.




       blueproximity was written by Lars Friedrichs <>.

       This manual page was written by Francesco Namuri  <>
       and  Lars Friedrichs for the Debian project and Ubuntu (but may be used
       by others).