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ubertooth - Man Page

Project Ubertooth


Ubertooth is a platform for Bluetooth experimentation. It is able to sniff Bluetooth Smart (BLE), discover undiscoverable classic Bluetooth devices, and perform rudimentary sniffing of classic Bluetooth devices.

Ubertooth is not a Bluetooth dongle and it will not show up as one when running hciconfig.

Command Line Tools

The following command line tools included in this package are the primary means of using Ubertooth. Refer to their manual pages for example usage and comprehensive documentation.

Useful commands:

Utility commands:

Less useful commands:


Ubertooth is an open source project maintained primarily by volunteers. Please keep that in mind when seeking support.

If you are having issues with a tool or believe you have found a bug, please file an issue on the project GitHub: ⟨https://github.com/greatscottgadgets/ubertooth

For interactive support, join the #ubertooth IRC channel on Freenode.


This manual page was written by Mike Ryan.

Referenced By

ubertooth-afh(1), ubertooth-dfu(1), ubertooth-dump(1), ubertooth-ego(1), ubertooth-rx(1), ubertooth-scan(1), ubertooth-specan(1), ubertooth-util(1).

March 2017 Project Ubertooth Overview