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In my Hp Pavillion dv6 6155-tx everything is working just fine except for the Bluetooth. I have pretty much tried every bluetooth software out there but none seems to work. It seems that the driver is not installed or something like that. When i search for new devices it just dont find any device and the vice versa. Please kindly help me ! I am frustrated for more than 4 months now searching for some answers.

The output of rfkill list :-

0: hci0: Bluetooth

Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no

1: phy0: Wireless LAN

Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no

2: hp-wifi: Wireless LAN

Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no

3: hp-bluetooth: Bluetooth

Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no
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I had the same problem like Mr. Arin Chakraborty and tried a lot to fix it. But with his prescription, bluetooth starts like a magic. Thanks Mr. Arin. You made my day brother. – user140513 Mar 15 '13 at 12:17
Glad it helped. You are very much welcome bro. – Arin Chakraborty Apr 4 '13 at 17:56
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Ok finally i did some research and i was able to solve the mistery of the BLUETOOTH not working.

As per this - the the radio was OFF all the time.

so to turn on the radio as they said - sudo bccmd psset -s 0x0000 0x028c 0x0001

and then i did - sudo service bluetooth restart

followed by a restart of the computer and then pressing the NETWORK BUTTON(f12) ON/OFF button twice to disable and then enable it and guess what it worked like a charm i can now connect everything.

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It works for HP Pavilion g4. But I can't open the link to read the explanation. What does bccmd really do? – BornToCode Sep 4 '14 at 2:08

Install synaptic form the Ubuntu Software Center

In Synaptic select bcmwl-kernel-source and bcmwl-sta-source

Then install it.

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It Does not work, just an information that my bluetooth is ralink. – Arin Chakraborty Dec 8 '12 at 20:19
ralink ? im turkish i dont know what this word means . – user84277 Dec 10 '12 at 14:01
ralink/motorola, it's the manufacturer of my bluetooth module. – Arin Chakraborty Dec 10 '12 at 20:16
i'm sorry it works for broadcom – user84277 Dec 11 '12 at 4:47
Thnks anyways friend ! – Arin Chakraborty Dec 11 '12 at 12:39

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