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I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on compaq v3000 . Before Few days i am able to use my laptop bluetooth services properly .

But after update and upgrade is not working

when i click on "turn on bluetooth" link ,its turn on but add new device link ,my old pair mobile device is not shown,and in network button my Mobile number is not shown ,

when I click on "bluetooth setting"

error shown "Bluetooth is disable " and add new device (+/-) ,visibility button is also disable

now i am not able to connect my mobile with laptop bluetooth.unable to connect the network.

I attached the screen shot also ,please check

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I too faced this problem. This worked for me: First list all the wireless devices using rfkill list command.

Then use the command rfkill unblock <index> where index is the number of the bluetooth interface.

Eg: My rfkill list outputs:

0: sony-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: sony-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 2: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 3: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no

So I run rfkill unblock 1 and rfkill unblock 3. Hope this helps.

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works for my ubuntu 14.04 too, don't know why but it works –  Quijote Shin May 24 at 22:07

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