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It is showing the bluetooth status "on" but when I am trying to setup new device it is not detecting any device.

Even my cell phone is also not detecting it. Please help me with this.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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fine work with me. there try this :D,

sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-headers-$(uname -r) linux-headers-generic build-essential dkms


sudo tar xvf 3005217-r8168-dkms-8.029.00.tar.gz -C /usr/src

sudo dkms add -m r8168-dkms -v 8.029.00

sudo dkms build -m r8168-dkms -v 8.029.00

sudo dkms install -m r8168-dkms -v 8.029.00 

echo "blacklist r8169" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf

sudo modprobe -rfv r8169

sudo modprobe -v r8168

Hope will this help you :)

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