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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Display audio metadata while streaming music over A2DP?

I've paired my mobile phone with my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop via Bluetooth and can stream audio from the phone to the desktop using A2DP. Every time I would like to know which song is playing, I have to ...
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Can't receive files via bluetooth in Xubuntu

I tried both of the following answers: I Can't receive files via bluetooth on lxde and I can only receive file using bluetooth in Xubuntu The first one didn't work and for the second one, after ...
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Bluetooth connection TTY problem

I have special BT device. I was not able connect it by ubuntu bluetooth standard tool. BT device has type unknown. I installed Blueman GUI manager. Durin setup I was asked for type device Serial or ...
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bluetooth and wi-fi not working after removing windows and installing ubuntu 14.4

I have got rid of Windows and installed Ubuntu instead. But Bluetooth does not connect to my android phone. Wi-Fi hotspot can also not be created as it shows no access point. I installed Bluetooth ...
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How to enable bluetooth visibility on Ubuntu?

I need to know, how to enable bluetooth (i have inserted the bluetooth usb dongle provided by my company..). Please help me on this. shreevatsa@shreevatsa-desktop:~$ sudo hciconfig -a hci0: Type: ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work on HP Probook 440 (xubuntu 14.04)

I think the BT device isn't recognized. In the Blueman the Device menu is disabled and when I try to do search "Resource Not Ready" appears at the bottom. I cannot use this advice How to enable ...
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How to fix Bluetooth DUN Phone Details Not detected?

I tried to connect Nokia 5233 to Ubuntu 14.04. I have Blueman installed and everything worked fine including file transfer. But when I try to connect DUN - over Bluetooth - I get an error message: ...
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Drivers wireless network and bluettoth

Good morning, as they are, I have a Lenovo ultraboock Idepad Yoga 11S and I installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04 but it does not work the wireless network and bluetooth, how can I solve this problem. ...
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wifi and bluetooth not detected on toshiba NB505

I am using toshiba NB 505 and have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The wifi and bluetooth are not working. It is unable to detect and also does not start. please help.
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Can't enable bluetooth on Ubuntu 14.04

I can not enable bluetooth using the bluetooth preference window. Moving the switch to 'I' will put it back to 'O', I can only enable it from the bluetooth applet. Also, I have a bluetooth mouse and ...
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Bluetooth dongle is not working on my Desktop PC

I have a bluetooth dongle attached on my machine (desktop PC), that's not working. It's icon showing on upper right side on desktop. Showing all options like, Bluetooth (On/Off) and Visible (On/Off). ...
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Bluetooth doesn't working Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Bluetooth doesn't working ubuntu 14.04. It doesn't find my device phone. pleaze help me! p/s: my english bad Infomation: lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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Choppy audio playback on bluetooth headset (which keeps getting disconnected)

I am running ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) on Lenovo B480 laptop. lsusb lists bluetooth chip as follows:- Bus 001 Device 009: ID 0a5c:21f4 Broadcom Corp. Output of sudo lspci -vnn -d 14e4: 02:00.0 ...
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Bluetooth disabled on ubuntu 14.04

Bluetooth is disabled on ubuntu 14-04. Tried the all the suggested solutions in the forum nothing works. Looks like some bug also is going on to fix it. When the update will be available? I need ...
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Bluetooth device not detected

Bluetooth is not working in my Lenovo yoga. I have tried dozens of solutions posted on this forum, and I think I just made everything worse. So I'd appreciate it if an expert can give me some ...
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Volume buttons don't work when connected to bluetooth hifi adapter

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. When I play audio via the laptop speakers, I can use the keyboard buttons to change the volume. I have a Philips bluetooth hifi adapter to play music from ...
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Wifi not working and adapter for bluetooth not found

There is GUI for bluetooth.But when I try to set-up new bluetooth device,it just pops up as No adapter found . Also when i execute "rfkill list all" command it doesn't show anything. ...
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Bluetooth wasn't working in Dell laptop

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Dell Vostro 14 laptop yesterday. Everything worked fine. I could connect my phone on both Ubuntu and Windows (in that order) by Bluetooth and surf ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth adapter no found

So, I've a HP 4540(H6R10EA) and my bluetooth is working fine under Windows 8.1, but when running Ubuntu 14.04(I've a dual boot) I can't enable it. I tried searching on the forums, but none of the ...
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Enable Bluetooth at startup on 14.04

First of all sorry if there is a duplicate, I haven been able to find it. I have found a huge lot of questions in the other sense: Disabling BT, but that's not what I want. I would like to know how ...
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Wifi, Bluetooth neither wired ethernet aren't working on my Dell Inspiron-7420

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS a month back alongside windows 8. All was good until a week ago when I was trying to shut down my computer via Ubuntu; it froze. So I forcefully shut it down by pressing ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth aren't working on my HP pavillion lap with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Please help me. WiFi and Bluetooth aren't working in my HP pavilion laptop. Network Controller is MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11 and Bluetooth USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP ...
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Bluetooth disabled and not showing up in LSPCI - ASUS G750JM

The modem installed properly on 14.04, it worked on installation of ubuntu. It's a Broadcom modem, and it's tied into the Broadcom bluetooth card. But the bluetooth does not function on 14.04. ...
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Installing pybluez for python 3 in Ubuntu Touch

I'm having problems with pybluez in ubuntu touch. $pip3 install pybluez exits with an error: error: command 'arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc' failed with exit status 1 the complete log is here: ...
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Lenovo G510 Bluetooth and Usb doesn't work properly

I installed Ubuntu 14.0.1 on My laptop Lenovo G510. Processor 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz Memory 8091MB (797MB used) Operating System Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Kernel Linux ...
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How do I load a custom phone template into syncevolution gui? (sync-ui)

I'm trying to sync my old sony ericson w810i with my evolution suite for contacts, calendar, events, appointments and notes. I've checked with sdptool search --bdaddr (xx:xx:xx) SYNCML and gotten ...
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Don't turn on radio devices at startup

How can I prevent Ubuntu from turning on radio devices at startup (to prevent any radio emission)? I have added "rfkill block all" to rc.local. Here is the output of hciconfig: hci0: Type BR/EDR ...
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How to get a consistent bluetooth audio playback?

I am trying to use bluetooth audio speakers, as my integred laptop speakers are so awful... The speaker is a Bose Soundlink mini and works just fine with my smartphone for example. When I try to use ...
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Use volume up/down actions to go forward/backward in Evince

I have a bluetooth headset HS3000. When volume buttons of the headset are pressed to change the volume level, the changes can be seen in Ubuntu sound settings. Is it possible to bind another action ...
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Getting “Failure: Module initialization failed” error

I have created a script file ( approximately 3-4 months before) capturing the live audio and it worked fine we are able to capture the live audio and also can hear from the headphone. Here is my ...
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bluetooth doesnot show near by devices

i was using windows till yesterday.I intalled ubuntu 14.04 today. the bluetooth is on.visiblity is on.but when i select setup a new device. no device shows up.
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How to use USB bluetooth dongle/internal bluetooth chip on a virtual windows xp machine on ubuntu 14.04

I am able to use my internal bluetooth chip on Ubuntu (obvious). But I can't use it in a virtual machine(Windows xp) installed with Virtualbox. I also have a USB bluetooth dongle. But the problem is ...
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How to select WNIC and bluetooth drivers

I'm a completely new and yellow Ubuntu user. I installed it yesterday on a old machine (Acer Aspire 3610). During instalation I had a problem - the process was hanging at "bcmwl-kernel-source". I've ...
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Bluetooth's driving me crazy!

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (precise pangolin). I installed blueman bluetooth manager as i was not satisfied with ubuntu's default bluetooth manager. Anyway, when I try to send multiple files (pictures and ...
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Bluetooth does not work - “can't load firmware” - Vaio - Ubuntu 14.04

Everything goes well with my new Vaio laptop except the bluetooth. It is recognized in some way but it does not work. I have already looked in askubuntu for similar cases but I don't find a solution ...
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Bluetooth not communicate (Ubuntu 14.04, ASUS F5N) [closed]

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a2dp bluetooth problem on 14.04

I have a pair of Bose AE2w headphones that initially connect fine with Bluetooth on 14.04. I can select the headphones and choose A2DP output, and everything works. If the connection times out due ...
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Wifi Hardware Blocked on Lenovo G50-30 [closed]

I own a Lenovo G50-30 with Ubuntu 14.04 (x32). I have just a little problem with my wifi. When I tried: sudo rfkill list get Result as, 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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hcitool and bluez can't find bluetooth

hcitool output is: v@gt680:~$ hcitool dev Devices: v@gt680:~$ and hciconfig: v@gt680:~$ hciconfig hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB BD Address: 74:F0:6D:D3:00:A8 ACL MTU: 310:10 SCO MTU: 64:8 ...
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Realtek RTL8723be Wifi and Bluetooth 14.04

I just installed the OS on my laptop and at first wifi didn't work. After connecting to ethernet and updating everything, the wifi is working. But it disconnects here and there and requires me to ...
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Bluetooth automatic mouse connection not working

I'd like my HP Bluetooth Mouse x4000b (no usb dongle) to connect automatically when starting my HP laptop (Ubuntu 14.04), but I can't succeed in it : I'm forced to do it manually by clicking the ...
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Disable bluetooth in Kubuntu 14.04

Does anyone know how to permanently disable bluetooth in Kubuntu 14.04?
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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I just bought this new Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse but Ubuntu can't find it from the Bluetooth settings. I installed BlueMan, but nothing happen. Any ideas?
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How to make my bluetooth keybord GTC ribbon works properly in ubuntu 14.04?

I conected my bluetooth keyboard to my laptop with ubuntu 14.04 and apparently it is conected but when i try to use it, it just lets me put numbers. The letter "L" in the number 1, letter "O" is the ...
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Low graphic mode after switching to fglrx drivers

I have another problem on my laptop after trying to fix another issue. So, because of this issue, I wanted to switch to fglrx to fix it and after restart, I got this screen: I went back to ...
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Computer Shutsdown without prompt after bluetooth Del key pressed

Summary When pressed the fn Delete / Lock key forces immediate shutsdown. I want to ignore this key or make it act as a regular Del key. More Info I have a bluetooth keyboard that has a Delete/Lock ...
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How can I get Blueman to connect to my Apple Magic Trackpad on startup?

After a lot of work, I finally managed to get my Apple Magic Trackpad to work on Ubuntu, by ditching the default bluetooth app for Blueman. The problem is, every time I start up my machine, I have to ...
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I'm considering buying sound bar with bluetooth for my home theatre, can I pair my Ubuntu 14.04 system with the speakers?

I'm currently investigating purchasing this Sony HT-CT60BT 2.1 Channel Surround Soundbar and Subwoofer with Bluetooth/NFC Function. It seems a good purchase to go with my tv. However, I'm really ...
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Some issues on ASUS X550LC (dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8)

I have dual boot (UBUNTU 14.04 and WINDOWS 8) on my ASUS X550LC. Windows is working fine. But I have found some issues when I am running Ubuntu. Bluetooth is not working. Brightness is going 100% ...
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sound settings in xfce not showing

When I try to access the sound settings it opens the system settings windows which does not have any option that involves audio/sound settings. I am trying to use my bluetooth speakers as the audio ...