Bluetooth is a wireless technology designed for short range communication between compatible devices. The Linux kernel includes the BlueZ Bluetooth stack.

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PS4 Controller won't stay connected

I'm trying to connect my DualShock 4 Controller to my Ubuntu-box. As I'm running 15.04 I have been lead to believe that this should be possible "natively". When my controller is in pairing mode my PC ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Bluetooth - No adapters found - Dell Precision M4800

Post Ubuntu 15.04 upgrade, I found that the bluetooth was disabled on my machine. I went ahead and enabled the same and since then my Blueman Bluetooth Manager does not help me set up my devices. ...
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Bluetooth is not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a noob in Ubuntu. Bluetooth in my Ubuntu is not working. It was working fine in Windows but not in Ubuntu. I've searched many pages in Ubuntu forum, but none of them made bluetooth work. I think I ...
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no bluetooth adapters found after upgradation to 14.04

I was using zorin os 5 on my compaq presario 510 and at that time my inbuilt bluetooth was working perfectly but after I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 it says no bluetooth adapters found. Installing again ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I instaled Ubuntu 15.04 on a DELL XPS 13 notebook (model 9343, bios A03). My internal bluetooth device is detected with hci, the icon is in the taskbar, but when scanning for bluetooth devices it ...
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Why can't I enable Bluetooth on ASUS X550LA with Ubuntu 15.04?

I have no clue why I can't seem to get Bluetooth running through settings... I am dual-booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu but it won't turn on and it states that it isn't on. and also when I run this: ...
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HP 15-r212nl Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth don't find device

on my notebook the Bluetooth doesn't work, I can't find it with my phone even if the Bluetooth on the notebook is turned on. lsusb output: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device ...
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How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is using BlueZ ver4.98 which is not the latest version. I would like to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version. How can this be done?
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What's new in the next phone update?

Last week, there was an OTA software update for Ubuntu phone (https://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/04/16/phone-updates-april/). Now I have just read ...
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How to use jambox with ubuntu

I can connect with jambox via bluetooth to my Windows 8.1 compuer and my SAmsung Galaxy S4 phone. When I try it with ubuntu then it connects but still plays the sound through the builtin speakers and ...
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Receiving Bluetooth remote commands and passing them on to FireTV over ethernet

I have a TV in one room and a FireTV stb in another room with all my AV equipment and I'd like to use an Ubuntu box to receive control commands from the Bluetooth remote and pass them over to the ...
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bluetooth not working in my sony laptop

I have sony laptop with amd a8 processor. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot mode. But bluetooth not working in my laptop. It is not recognized by other devices (sony mobile) and also in laptop ...
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I accidentally clicked untrust on my bluetooth device now it is blocked

I'm trying to find out if there is a blacklist script somewhere for bluetooth manager. Also I'm trying to get Auvio bt headset to work with ubuntu pulse audio + bluetooth manager. I've been searching ...
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Ubuntu on Nexus 10 for Surface 3-like experience?

I know there is a "Ubuntu on Nexus" option out there, but what I want to know is can I have a "Surface 3 Pro" experience, i.e., touch as well as (bluetooth) mouse and keyboard with "regular" Ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth controller connects/disconnects spamming system logs

I'm running one of the new Broadwell NUCs under 15.04. Bluetooth has been "fine" for the last few weeks (didn't use it beyong testing it with a BT mouse). Yesterday I started seeing continuous spam ...
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Ubuntu 15.04beta2 on Macbook Pro 12,1 (Early 2015) - can't turn on Bluetooth [closed]

I get no Bluetooth icon in the status bar, and in System Settings > Bluetooth, everything is greyed out (can't turn it on). $ service bluetooth status ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service ...
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Unstable bluetooth connection between BQ ubuntu phone and car kit

I am unable to get a stable connection between my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition phone and my car kit. The phone is recognisedby the car as a device, it is paired and synchronised, but the bluetooth ...
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ralink bluetooth now works but will not pair

Following these questions: Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth Problem on Ubuntu 14.04 RT3290 Bluetooth not pairing in Ubuntu 14.04 has lead to a Bluetooth driver that works, except it will not pair. It will ...
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Ethernet Problems - Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E

This problem has been going on for a few months now. After failed troubleshooting (time and again), I'm finally giving in, and asking you for help. I would like to prefix this by saying that Ubuntu is ...
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Can Ubuntu Touch apps access bluetooth? Which policy groups do I need?

Can Ubuntu Touch apps access bluetooth? Which policy groups do I need?
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Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, Bluetooth file shareing

How is it possible to send an file for example in image to another phone with Bluetooth. I managed to pair my phone with another phone through Bluetooth but I was not able to send an image file in ...
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Using IPEGA bluetooth gamepad with STEAM @ LINUX

I have successfuly paired gamepad IPEGA PG-9025 (bluetooth) with my notebook (UBUNTU 14.10) IPEGA PG-9025 can handle 4 diferent device modes when pairing, but only one makes sense for STEAM gaming - ...
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How to interpret 'hcitool afh' (AFH map)

Sometimes, I have problems when I use Wlan and Bluetooth concurrently. I wanted to check if they use the same frequencies and found out that I can check the current AFH-map with hcitool afh. The ...
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Bluetooth: can't load firmware, may not work correctly -ubuntu -12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 Bluetooth is not searching an device dmesg | grep Blue [ 11.005902] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 11.005919] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 11.005978] ...
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bluetooth not working after formate dell vostro 2420

Plese help me when i formate me system and install new os of ubuntu 12.04 then my bluetooth is not detecting any device . hciconfig hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB BD Address: F8:2F:A8:CE:DE:34 ...
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Bluetooth does not have execute permissions, cannot start

My bluetooth headphones refused to work for a minute as bluetooth wouldn't pick them up, so I disabled it through the GUI and tried to reactivate it, I was able to flip the on/off but under it the ...
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RTL8723BE Bluetooth does not work

I am unable to find any bluetooth devices. I was able to fix it by using this, but since the Ubuntu kernel update this fix has stopped working. 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Bluetooth Arc touch mouse

I'm having a little problem using my Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. I'm able to see the mouse in the Bluetooth manager but unfortunately not to pair it and when I'm taking a look into the syslog I find ...
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Bluetooth won't turn on on Lenovo G510 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

It was working just yesterday and now I see the greyed out icon on the bar and enabling Bluetooth does nothing. I checked rfkill and it's not blocked. dmesg | grep Blue produces this: [ 5.045301] ...
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Bluetooth can't be enabled in Ubuntu 14.10

I have this problem since I do a fresh install Ubuntu 14.10 (previously I don't have this problem in 14.04). I tried to follow any instruction available in internet but it doesn't change anything so I ...
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Not able to configure bluetooth wireless earphones w/3.11.0-12-generic kernel

Greeting Linux Debug Demigods, Just confiscated a really slick pair of Bluetooth wireless earplugs. I finally realized my machine does not include Bluetooth hardware, and so tracked down, and plugged ...
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Bluetooth stopped working suddenly

I am not able to see bluetooth symbol on the panel. I checked with Unity Tweak Tool and there is a tick mark for bluetooth. Further, I ran the command sudo service bluetooth status and it gave ...
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How to prevent a Bluetooth headset to autoconnect without disabling Bluetooth?

I have Xubuntu 14.10, with the package pulseaudio-module-bluetooth installed, which works fine with my Bluetooth headset. I find annoying though, that the headset is automatically connected to the ...
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How to use a bluetooth headset mic in Ubuntu?

I have a bluetooth headset (Sennheiser MM 550-X) connected to my computer through a USB bluetooth dongle (Asus USB-BT400). I'm running Ubuntu 14.10. I would like to configure the headset both as ...
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WiFi+Bluetooth problem

I bought an HP 15-203TX DOS laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 which I downloaded from the Ubuntu website. On starting, the WiFi gets connected and works only for several minutes, then it's ...
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Bluetooth access on BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone opens strange folder

When connecting to my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone by Bluetooth I see the following: (see below picture) It would appear that there may be a configuration issue with my phone - perhaps? Any ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 as bluetooth audio sink using a2dp

Is Kubuntu 14.10 usable as a Bluetooth audio sink? I am asking, as I experience the following: I pair a smartphone with Kubuntu 14.10 I choose Media-Audio on the Smartphone That caused Kubuntu in ...
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Bluetooth driver not found

May you give a link to activate bluetooth in ubuntu 14.04? I have tried a few google search but failed. Thanks in advance.
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oem-bt-ar-9462-dkms error in Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu and I was recently prompted to install new updates and this error keeps popping up. Is there any way that I could resolve this? I am not sure what to do here and any help would be ...
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Magic Mouse Disconnects

I have a magic mouse on my Ubuntu 14.04.2 system. It works pretty well, except it disconnects for no reason, and reconnects a minute later. Unsure why this is occurring. I changed the batteries in the ...
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Bluetooth won't detect devices 14.10

I have a Gateway NE-5224u. When I try to sync it with my bluetooth speakers, it doesn't detect them. Windows and android do. Any ideas? Any commands I should run in order to check how the bluetooth ...
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I want to send audio via bluetooth to an android phone - kubuntu 14.04

There are a number of items that I found during the search, like: Ubuntu how can I send my audio output, to the mobile which is connected using bluetooth? There is an answer with +100, stating that ...
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no bluetooth adapter found in Ubuntu 14.04

i bought second hand a thinkpad x220 and have problems with my bluetooth device. Its enabled in bios and on startup the led is on. when ubuntu is booting the bluetooth led turns off. In system ...
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How to share a file on bluetooth with Ubuntu Touch?

I want to share an image file from an Ubuntu phone. I opened the "Gallery" application, then I opened a picture, clicked on the menu and chose "Share". I got a screen to choose from 5 apps: Facebook, ...
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Bluetooth manager for sending/receiving files?

From the Bluetooth managers, I know of blueman (which I can't use because of a known bug whereas it fails to receive files) and gnome-bluetooth (which I'd rather not install because of the number of ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't move the pointer or is not working

As you can see below, my Bluetooth mouse is connected, but it doesn't move the pointer and all the mouse buttons doesn't work too. I believe it might need some settings to be done, but I don't know ...
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Bluetooth not working with xHCI (USB 3.0) on Intel 7260 chipset in Asus UX301LA

I can't make my laptop's onboard bluetooth to work correctly and permanently without disabling xHCI from BIOS. Bluetooth is always shown as disabled after booting the computer. When trying to enable ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Intel Wireless 7260 - Bluetooth not working

I just installed the new wireless card, connected via Ethernet and Ubuntu recognized the new card, it recognized the card and installed the software and the WiFi on 2.4 and 5GHz started working ...
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RealTek RTL8821AE under Kubuntu

I've just bought a Gigabyte Brix pro to make a small portable NAS. I've installed Kubuntu 14.10 on it. Unfortunately I've got some trouble with WiFi. Its on RealTek RTL8821AE chip. When I look at the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 logitech bluetooth adapter works but is ceasing

i've recently managed to set up my bluetooth on my Acer-Aspire e5-551g by virtue of askubuntu.com. Connecting to my Logitech BT audio adapter works fine, but when playing music the latency is very ...