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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Communication between two PC via bluetooth

My problem is, that I try to get a connection between two PC with ubuntu. I'm programing in C/C++ and use the tuturial from Cubieboard. First step i did was the command: apt-get install bluez ...
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AVRCP with Bluez - how to control audio on a phone from Ubuntu

I finally managed to get music from my phone to play on Ubuntu using BlueZ. I'm now looking for a way to control the playback - play/pause/next/prev/get song name/etc from the Ubuntu machine. This ...
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Bluetooth Issue: Lenovo Z50-70 and Ubuntu 14.04

I can see the bluetooth icon but none of my devices are detected. The output of lspci is: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller ...
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how to check bluetooth version on my laptop

I bought new laptop Lenovo Z50-70 and have installed Ubuntu 14.04. I want to check whether the Bluetooth shipped is v4 or v3? I know I should check it from main website or from BIOS, but I am curious ...
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Bluetooth: Error in firmware loading in ubuntu 14.04

I'm new in ubuntu. I'm getting an error in ubuntu 14.04 in my lenovo ideapad z50-70: dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 31.243849] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 31.243866] Bluetooth: HCI device and ...
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bluetooth not working on Lenovo Z50-70

I have new Lenovo Z50-70 with NVIDIA 820M graphics card. I am using 340v driver for it. Bluetooth is not working, it says bluetooth is disable while wifi is working fine output of lsusb; lsmod | ...
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Keyboard Volume Buttons Don't Change Connected Bluetooth volume

tried messing around with a lot of different things and following different threads but to no avail, so i'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an inspiron 7537, ...
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Pand using Bluez stack is not connecting any device

I am trying to implement PAN using Bluez's pan support.for this I have installed following packages: **1. zlib1.2.8 libffi-dev Glib 2.40 d bus 1.8 List item bluez 4.101** I followed the ...
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Cannot stream music to Philips bluetooth hi-fi adapter

I want to stream music to a Philips Bluetooth Hi-Fi adapter. I have setup a connection to the adapter, but whenever I want to active the connection, it simply refuses. While playing music I hear that ...
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PAN using Bluez causes System Dbus vulnerability

I am trying to implement PAN(Personal Area Network) using bluez stack.I followed the steps specified in the link But the problem is I cant setup a pan.It causes my system in trouble.The main problems ...
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How to pair sony bluetooth headphones with ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I am trying to pair Sony Bluetooth headphone in Ubuntu 14.04 ?help me in doing so..
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How can I route certain traffic to a different access point ONLY when I'm connected to a certain network?

I know this is pretty specific, but before I do anything, I want to make sure that what I want to do doesn't brick my system if all requirements aren't met. I have a laptop. I take it to school with ...
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Automatically switch sound output device to Bluetooth headset & force to A2DP profile on connection

My bluetooth headset (Plantronics Backbeat Go2) is connected just fine with my system, but there are several manual steps I have to take to make this work that I would very much like to have ...
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Apple Magic mouse frequently disconnects and reconnects

I have an Apple Magic Mouse that I am using on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have successfully paired the device and it works for short periods of time. The mouse appears to ...
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How to play games using a gamepad on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have been using it for a month, and I need help. How do play games using a gamepad? My gamepad is Ipega PG-9023. It is a bluetooth gamepad. So I use jstest-gtk to set up the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth headset plantronics m55 shows up and disappears immediately

I'm just switched to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and wanted to pair my Plantronics m55 bluetooth headset, but right after establishing a connection it disconnects. These were the steps: Click on bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth is not turning on Ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 on HP-15 d005tu

My Bluetooth is not working on Ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 on HP-15 d005tu. When I ask to HP service center they tell that they don't support Ubuntu please any one tell me is problem about hardware or ...
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System Settings Missing/Bluetooth Settings/Sound Settings/Programs Missing?

Not sure what happened but all my settings are missing, I cant access any to make changes. When check under the dash not of the settings are showing as been instilled. Not only settings but some ...
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Dell Latitude D520 Bluetooth won't stay “visible”

I've recently purchased a used Dell Latitude D520 and installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS (I believe it would have upgraded to 14.04.1 after installation). As far as I've been able to test, everything is ...
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Bluetooth is not being enabled in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my new HP laptops and found that Bluetooth is not even being enabled. With many ways I have tried by following the links found in askubuntu.com, but not ...
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Installing ubuntu on a mac mini using blutooth mouse/keyboard

I tried to install ubuntu on my mac mini. the first step is textual (we can choose to check hard drive, try ubuntu, install ubuntu, oem install) and my keyboard apple blutooth work just well but at ...
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bluetooth indicator and other settings not working after updating kernel to 3.16

So, today there was this update for the Kernel to 3.16 on LTSEnablementStack. I ran the command for the update. I notice that a lot of packages are removed, like the bluetooth indicator, but it seems ...
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[XUbuntu 14.04][Atheros AR9462] Bluetooth doesn't detect any device

I'm having problems detecting and pairing bluetooth devices with my dual boot xubuntu 14.04 PC (+ windows 8). The only way to get things to work is to boot into windows 8, deactivate the bluetooth ...
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Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A (Dual boot) touchscreen and bluetooth working only sporadically

I just dual booted my NB10t-A which came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. It took some elbow-grease, but I finally got Grub to load when my computer boots. At first everything but bluetooth was working ...
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Dual bluetooth pairing over A2DP

Following the solution for another problem and editing /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf, I have figured out how to pair two bluetooth devices at the same time as sound outputs. However, I cannot set both to ...
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What features does BlueZ support?

I'm new to bluetooth programming and can't seem to figure out the exact features that are supported by BlueZ. Is there a way to get these working on Ubuntu: audio streaming over bluetooth, AVRCP ...
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ASUS X99 Deluxe Bluetooth - Ubuntu 14.04

I have an ASUS X99 Deluxe and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The wireless controller works out of the box, however the bluetooth does not. I have it activated in my BIOS settings, I tried the ...
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v14 bluetooth fails to discover any devices (most of the time)

Ive just installed ubuntu 14.04 which as a developer Im loving. The only thing that Ive not managed to get working properly are my bluetooth devices (a mouse and headset). bluetooth appears to be ...
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Bluetooth speaker not available in settings - Ubuntu 14.04.2

Using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS I can pair my bluetooth speaker I can see it paired, but when I look into the sound settings I can't see the bluetooth speaker present in the list and no setting obviously ...
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PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection

My problem is with my laptop HP COMPAQ TC4200: I can't get the Wifi to start, even after following advice from the forums. Hardware data: Description: Notebook      Product: HP Compaq TC4200 ...
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Ralink RT3290 Bluetooth drivers

So, has anybody gotten the RA3290 Bluetooth adapter working? I've seen plenty of posts here, and tried all of them, and nothing works. Interestingly enough, I had the damn thing working by following ...
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Dell 1521 laptop - bluetooth not working

I bought this dell without the bluetooth care and just recently bought and installed the bluetooth card on my motherboard but im still getting "no adapters found" - im lost and stuck! $ lsusb | grep ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth not working with Ubuntu

I'm trying to set up my Bluetooth with Ubuntu 14.04. I have windows 7 and Ubuntu set to dual boot and Bluetooth works with Win7 but not Ubuntu. On Ubuntu, it says "no Bluetooth adapters found." ...
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My Bluetooth Speaker comes up as a headset not a speaker when paired

I have recently bought an Iwantit bluetooth speaker. When paired it comes up as a headset. Is this a problem? Am I losing audio quality? I also have a creative speaker and it does the same thing.
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Which version Ubuntu for - Asus X550LNV Core i5 Nvidia 2GB Graphics 8GB RAM Laptop ? [duplicate]

I am want to use Ubuntu but i am confused about amd64. why amd ? i am using Intel and also let me know about driver. every driver will work good or i will face any problem about nvidia, Bluetooth and ...
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Can't enable laptop webcam and bluetooth with fn keys

I already researched a bit and tried some solutions like editing /etc/grub/default with: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet acpi_osi=" And: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet acpi_osi=Linux" But ...
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Why is a lot of software missing in my software center?

When I get to software center it shows I can't install preload and others claiming I have no package for that software. Why is that and did I break something? I installed Xubuntu over Ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in ubuntu 14.04

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04 and now it seems that my hp-1000 notebook computer can not find the Bluetooth adapter anymore. I even used it right before I switched to Ubuntu from ...
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How to remove default bluetooth application in Ubuntu 14.04

I found that the default bluetooth manager that stays in the application indicator lacks of features, such as: Sending files without pairing Browsing files in device I've found that blueman (Gnome ...
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How to connect a bluetooth keyboard

I'm trying to pair a bluetooth keyboard to my Lenovo Ideapad Z70-50. $ hcitool scan Scanning ... But nothing is found, even though my keyboard is in discovery mode. The device works, since I can ...
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Paired Bluetooth device does not connect, 14.04 Desktop

I have a bluetooth GPS device which has successfully paired, shows in the list of bluetooth devices. However, I seem unable to connect to it to allow my satnav software to use it (PC Navigator 14 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't connect A2DP

I can't connect A2DP audio sink to my laptop. Blueman says Stream setup failed while connecting to Audio sink. I tried a few solutions I found on the internet but I still can't hear a sound from my ...
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Bluetooth connection issues in Ubuntu 14.04 installed in ASUS F451-CA

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my recently bought Laptop ASUS F451-CA and i have problems with the Bluetooth connection. I have installed Blueman Bluetooth Manager which shows that the bluetooth is ...
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Clevo w240aeu + Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 No Bluetooth Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I'm sorry for opening another thread about the Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 but after googling I couldn't find an answer. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.13 on my laptop. I can't get the ...
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Bluetooth installing and loading at install. I dont have Bluetooth?

I have noticed in my install dmesg that bluetooth initializes and loads all these drivers for it into the installation. I however don't have bluetooth on my system? This is very aggravating and it ...
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can't use bluetooth on acer E5-571G laptop

I've got an acer E5-571G laptop under ubuntu 14.04 LTS (and Xubuntu). Blueman can't recognize my bluetooth phone or headset. Tried the various solutions on the forum. None works... Looks like many ...
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Broadcom 4352 14e4:43b1 rev03 wifi + Bluetooth

Referring to this discussion Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers and this discussion Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter It is possible to have both Wi-Fi ...
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how to Connect Bluetooth headset with laptop?

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1015 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Nokia BH-108 bluetooth headset which I use with my Nokia device. I want to connect it with my laptop, tried many-a-times, but ...
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Bluetooth and WiFi do not connect on Pavillion 15 HP

I have a new Pavilion 15 AMD Radeon with a RTL8723be chip and it is recognized, but the Bluetooth is not working. It appears but never finds or shows anything. I tried a lot of distributions and ...
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bluetooth not connected in ubuntu 14.04

i am using ubuntu 14.04.i have inbuilt Bluetooth button. it is working with my Windows which is dual booted in my machine.but its not working with my Ubuntu. please help me