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Basically, Bluetooth via my USB dongle doesn't work until after I manually /etc/init.d/bluetooth restart a few times. Is there a way to have it start automagically so I don't have to do this each and every boot?

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Do you still have this problem? – RolandiXor Feb 25 '12 at 18:07

Go to Startup Applications and make sure that Bluetooth Manager is enabled.

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It is. What's really weird is that I must show Bluetooth Preferences (the manager) and then /etc/init.d/bluetooth restart in order for things to work. Weird. – Naftuli Tzvi Kay May 29 '11 at 19:41

you can but this command in the startup application choose add new and put this in the command filed. enter image description here

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A blank command, really? Not helpful at all, thanks for the sarcasm though. – Naftuli Tzvi Kay May 29 '11 at 18:49
not a blank command put your command in the box or put it in .sh file and click browse then add the file . – eyadof May 29 '11 at 18:58
Gotcha. Nevermind then, I can do this myself, I suppose, in an /etc/init script. – Naftuli Tzvi Kay May 29 '11 at 19:41
Hi TK Kocheran. Can you please post your solution? I'm new to Ubuntu and I have the same problem -- Bluetooth is not active after reboot. – Marius Hofert May 23 '12 at 9:11

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