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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Dell 9350 , ubuntu 16.04 , bluetooth mouse Dell WM615 connect and then disconnect after short time

i'm going mad with a bluetooth mouse ... i see many question and many people solve the problem but not me unfortunately ... I have a Bluetooth mouse Dell WM615 and a Dell 9350 Notebook Developer ...
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Bluetooth manager grey

My Bluetooth manager buttons appear in grey. I can not see or add devices. I have installed already: canolab_hpserver@canolab-hpz440:~/Applications$ sudo apt-get install bluez bluez-alsa bluez-audio ...
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Acer ES1-131 Bluetooth doesn't discover devices

I have Acer ES1-131 and Bluetooth is installed and running but I can't add BT mouse. When I open 'Device Search' window it doesn't show any device. I found similar problem here: https://forums....
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Bluetooth not working on Acer Aspire E3-112 or with Bluetooth dongle

I have an acer Aspire E3-112 which has internal Bluetooth ... I am unable to get it working ... it seems the only drivers available are for Windows. So I inserted a logitech USB Bluetooth dongle; now ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices, UBUNTU 16.04

I'v recently switched to using ubuntu and it doesn't detect my audio bluetooth receiver. Iv already cross checked and my phone detects it. Output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb 04:00.0 ...
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Ubuntu stuck on restart screen after updating bluez

I just updated to bluez5, and now whenever I restart my computer, it gets stuck on the restart screen until I force it to turn off with the power button (It can be stuck like that for hours). When ...
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Bluetooth - Connection Failed: blueman.bluez.errors.DBusFailedError: Protocol Not available

first time posting a question - I've searched high and low for an answer. Trying to add a BlueParrott B-250XT+ bluetooth headset On a Thinkpad X230 tablet running Ubuntu 16.04 with its hardware ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is unable to shutdown/restart/suspend

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial and I have the common, as I can see, problem with shutdown/restart/suspend. I have tried everything that already exist in the forums, but the problem keeps insisting. ...
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Bluetooth setting not working properly in cinnamon

I had installed cinnamon desktop on ubuntu 16.04 some weeks ago and have been using it as default since then, without any problem. But today i noticed a problem- the bluetooth setting doesnot work ...
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Bluetooth speakers appears and disappears on searching for devices to connect

I have an Wren V5US bluetooth speakers which was working fine with my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I restarted my system yesterday and it doesn't connect automatically anymore. I feel like I might have made some ...
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apple magic keyboard not working trough bluetooth and fn button not working with cable

I have a self built desktop pc (not apple) with ubuntu on it. I just bought a new apple magic keyboard, because I have a macbook air and I hate getting used to "the other" keyboard every time I switch,...
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Bluetooth dongle not working

I had a BT dongle that worked on my PC with Xubuntu 14.04. Now I have Xubuntu 16.04 and it doesn't work any more. I use this dongle only 5 or 6 times a year so I'm not 100% sure if it worked on 16.04 ...
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Bluetooth Not working - Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

The Bluetooth manager never searches for any device It just keeps on searching - nothing is found The following is the output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Bluetooth no devices found in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

Bluetooth no devices found in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. Always show searching for devices. Nothings happen.
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blutooth sound identified but not connecting

Has anyone got the sound on this working under linux? https://fccid.io/2ADXM56902BT It is called Soundlogic XT SBSS-12/6465 Slimmest Selfie Speaker which explains its functions. It connects as a ...
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WiFi driver installation on hp650 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [closed]

I am having trouble using my WiFi and Bluetooth on my hp650 running Ubuntu 16.04. I can only use a wired connection to surf the internet.
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Bluetooth audio suddenly quiet

I have a bluetooth speaker and this has been working fine with Ubuntu 16.04 until today. I last used the speaker a few days ago and everything was perfect; however, the volume is now incredibly low. ...
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Bluetooth Controller or GamePad not recognized in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, a generic bluetooth controller (iPega) used to be recognized as a controller/gamepad right after pairing. Like a USB controller does. Here is an example. Same thing in Ubuntu 16....
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Bluetooth is not working in Ubuntu MATE 16.04 on HP Pavilion 15-ab032tx Notebook

When I click on the Bluetooth icon, panel opens but when I search/scan for devices, no device found and similarly nobody can find me from another device. I have run dmesg | grep -i blue in terminal. ...
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Bluetooth keyboard

So, my bluetooth keyboard mostly works but it seems to freeze a lot. Any suggestions? I do realise I haven't given enough details, it's v16.04 of kubuntu. the keyboard is ECTechnology. Can anyone ...
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Cannot enable bluetooth on Asus SonicMaster Laptop running Ubuntu 16.04

I cannot seem to get the bluetooth hardware to work with Ubuntu. I can get a USB dongle working, but I'm sure the laptop has internal bluetooth hardware. What I have tried: 1) Okay, so I have the ...
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Bluetooth not working on ubnutu 16.04

My bluetooth is on and visible, yet it does not detect any device and is not being detected by other devices. I know there are many similar questions around, but non of the proposed solutions seems ...
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bluetooth will not find a device

I have installed 16.04 on a HP stream and bluetooh will not work. Bluetooth is turned on and after going to settings the machine searches for my device but never finds it. I'm stuck.
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Sound Settings won't let me switch Bluetooth headset to A2DP

This issue has been cropping up for a while. Sometimes my BT headset works fine, and other times I can't switch the output to A2DP. When I go into sound settings and try and switch from HSP/HFP to ...
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Bluetooth on ubuntu 16.04 - btusb not found

I have ubuntu 16.04 on an Asus laptop. I can't get my bluetooth working. $hcitool dev is empty : Devices: After exploring some forums I tried : $sudo modprobe btusb which results in : ...
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How to use make a remote control for laptop [closed]

I have a laptop with ubuntu installed on it. The laptop has bluetooth and wifi devices. I was wondering if there is an application that can help me build a remote control for the laptop (in order to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 New/old bluetooth headset problem with sound

first sorry for my simple English. Now I try explain my problem: My bluetooth headset Philips SHB7150 not working (propably accu) and Philips service exchange it for new one. Now when I connect the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth Need a System Restart to be Activated

I've got a problem on my bluetooth. When system startup there is no bluetooth indicator. I'm opened System Setting-Bluetooth tick 'Show bluetooth status in menu bar' bluetooth indicator still not ...
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How to use my android phone as a webcam, microphone and a speaker when video calling on skype?

I have Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS on my laptop. Its audio port and webcam are not working(damaged). I can't use Skype on my phone for video calling since since Skype can't use proxy settings on unrooted ...
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Bluetooth not working on HP pavilion series notebook [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on a HP Pavilion notebook which previously had windows 10 installed on it. The bluetooth indicator is not visible in the top menu bar and on checking in the system ...
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How to enable bluetooth in my laptop

I am using Dell Vostro 2420, and I have installed Bluetooth software and it is coming in PC settings but it is blocked. I am not able to turn ON it. Please help me.
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Bluetooth not detecting anything in Ubuntu 16.04 in HP laptop

Since I have updated to Ubuntu 16.04 many things have been going wrong. When I turn Bluetooth on and make it visible it doesn't detect any devices, neither does any other device detect my laptop. I ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I am a beginner in Ubuntu. A few days ago I installed Ubuntu, but my bluetooth is not working. It shows "No Bluetooth Adapters Found". How do I fix it? Please explain briefly.
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“Audio Sync” not working with bluetooth speakers

The issue I have is that, when trying to connect my bluetooth to my laptop (under Xubuntu 16.04), the speakers pair well, but once they are paired, I go on to click on "Audio sink", and I immediately ...
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Background static when sending audio to stereo receiver via bluetooth

I'm running xubuntu on my HP laptop. I have a bluetooth stereo receiver, and I use my laptop to send audio to the receiver from my laptop via bluetooth. When I do this, there is a constant static ...
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bluetooth problem 14.04 (switch on/off)

I have a similar problem as this question but nothing helps, this is what I've tried in the Terminal: tetrev@tetrev-X55C:~$ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM ...
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How to implement or call up BLUETOOTH in Snappy Ubuntu of Beaglebone Black

Im not sure this questions is weird or not, im very new to IoT, really in need of advices in this matter. I can call out (scan) bluetooth in the default debian OS in beaglebone with a bluetooth dongle ...
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Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth 4.0 not working on Ubuntu 16.04

Acer Aspire E15 laptop (model number E5-573-54ZV) with Windows 10 and Bluetooth 4.0 adapter out of the box. While using Windows, I'm able to use the Bluetooth adapter. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 in ...
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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 14.04 works inconsistently

I have a lenovo T60. It seemed bluetooth would only work in certain kernels on certain days and sometimes it would not at all. In system settings, The Bluetooth is disabled by default and I cannot ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 16.04 with [0cf3:3004] Atheros adapter

My laptop, an MSI GS70 Stealth Pro, has build a build in Bluetooth device that Ubuntu seems to not recognize. When I go to System Settings > Bluetooth it says No Bluetooth adapters found. From ...
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bluetoothd fails at “set secure simple pairing”

My bluetoothd logs a failure in the syslog after waking up from a sleep of my laptop: Jun 25 12:54:34 lati bluetoothd[718]: Adapter /org/bluez/718/hci0 has been disabled Jun 25 12:54:34 lati ...
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Bluetooth not able to detect Devices 16.04

I have been using Ubuntu for quite a time. But when I upgrade my version from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS My bluetooth is not able to detect any device. (DELL INSPIRON 15, 3000 Series)
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Kbuntu + MS Arc Touch Mouse

I have read a few posts similar to my question however they all refer to previous versions of Ubuntu and none specific to the KDE spin (if important). I have tried several solutions but none worked (...
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Bluetooth headset problem in Ubuntu (Ausdom m04 with bluetooth 4.0)

I have a bluetooth headset (Ausdom m04). At first, I couldn't set up the device as the laptop couldn't find the device. Then, after a couple of hours, I managed to connect it but there was no sound. ...
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Completely remove bluetooth after uninstalling

I've unistalled bluetooth in the terminal but can still see it in the syslog. Any ideas how to completely remove it?
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Sending file through bluetooth

I'm trying to send a text file via bluetooth with this command: obexftp --nopath --noconn --uuid none --bluetooth MACADDR--channel 9 --put /home/user/send.txt But I get this error: Suppressing ...
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Disable bluetooth handling

How can I disable bluetooth handling without disabling the bluetooth device itself? I'm currently working with a node.js library (which uses the hci socket) to fiddle around with bluetooth LE, but ...
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Bluetooth in ubuntu16.04

Bluetooth does not find the devices in Ubuntu 16.04 even when I activate my bluetooth in the mobile set.I tried many ways as per the instructions from web, but I've not succeeded.Please help.
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Realtek Bluetooth on hp laptop not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop my Wi-Fi is working good but my Bluetooth is not working, I can see the Bluetooth icon but when i try to search for other Bluetooth devices the Bluetooth ...
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14.04 bluetooth headset pairs and shows up in sound settings, but only playing sound through laptop

I just received bluetooth headphones and they work on my android phone and on Windows 10, but I can't seem to get them working on Ubuntu 14.04. They connect to the bluetooth on the computer, but then ...