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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Mouse with Bluetooth 4.0

I've bought a mouse with bluetooth 4.0 but unfortunatly ubuntu doesnt support it by default. I am aware that there is a PPA with bluez version 5+ but I couldnt ever get it to work in ubuntu 14.04.2 Is ...
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Bluetooth fails to load firmware on boot - Ubuntu 15.04

I get bluetooth firmware errors on boot in 15.04 on an Inspiron 3647. How can I fix it? Bus 003 Device 003: ID 0c45:8603 Microdia Bus 003 Device 007: ID 0cf3:0036 Atheros Communications, Inc. Bus ...
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Bluetooth failed to find any device

Bluetooth is installed correctly but when clicking on "SET UP NEW DEVICE" option its searching seems never end. and it is showing nothing for pairing.
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Wifi and Bluetooth Not working on Ubuntu 14.04 but working on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Even after updating with sudo apt-get install update (while connected with wired network), it still does not see available wifi nor does the enabled bluetooth able to find any bluetooth, just ...
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ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth BCM43142 no discovery (tx timeout)

i was browsing many posts regarding the issue, though i could not find a monolithic answer. the issue: unable to discover\detect other bluetooth nodes. information: $ uname -r 3.13.0-59-generic $ ...
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bluetooth does not connect phone and speaker, and the wifi freezes the laptop when switching a network

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on a lenovo yoga3pro. It recognises, but it does not connect to my phone (iphone 5s) and speaker (envaya denon). the wifi freezes the system most of the time when I ...
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How to install bluetoothd 5.32 for ubuntu [on hold]

I needed to upgrade bluez to version 5.32. I've removed old bluez packages (4.1) with synaptic and installed bluez 5.32 from tar.xz. Now bluetoothd is missing. Where can i find the latest version of ...
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Successfully connected to a Bluetooth remote control via GUI but Ubuntu did not respond to the HID commands from remote control

1) Successfully connected to a Bluetooth remote control via GUI. However, when pressed keys on the remote control, nothing happened. The remote sent out HID data but Ubuntu did not respond to them. ...
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How to browse files on device using bluetooth

I recently got my bluetooth between computer and phone to work well together, but now I need to browse files on my device... I found some older instructions here on askubuntu, that seem a little ...
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Bluetooth can't connect to a device ubuntu gnome 15.04

I want to connect a speaker to my computer with bluetooth. I can turn on the bluetooth. Other diveses see my computers bluetooth, but I can't connect any divece to my computer. I have ubtuntu Gnome ...
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Toshiba S70-B bluetooth issue

Bluetooth does not work in any release of Ubuntu I've tried, as late as 15.04 3.19.0-23-generic #24-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 7 18:52:55 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The adapter is BCM43142A0 ...
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Wireless and Bluetooth and external display not working

This morning when i connect mY HP Folio 9470M (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed) to my docking i see that i don't have external display. Later i see that Wlan switch is not working and bluetooth also. It ...
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How to connect the Logitech K810 keyboard to my Ubuntu phone?

I've got an BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition and I'm trying to connect the Logitech K810 bluetooth keyboard to it. This is probably also relevant to the K480, K811 and other Logitech bluetooth keyboards. ...
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How to get the bluetooth to detect and pair with devices like an android phone on Hp Stream 11? [duplicate]

I have recently received the Hp Stream 11 and thought that windows 8 was an overkill for a device of it's specs. I backed up windows and boot Xubuntu 14.04 from a live CD with memory persistence and ...
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Bluetooth dbus error, can't send or receive files from computer / or share internet connection

My computer (Lenovo, Intel dual core, 64 bit, 1.9 GB Mmemory) did not come with a bluetooth card installed. So I spent the $3 and bought a bluetooth USB connector. I plugged it in to my Ubuntu ...
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No Sound When Connected to Bluetooth Audio Device [closed]

I'm kinda new to the AskUbuntu community. I use Linux Mint 17.2 which is based on Ubuntu 14.04, and I've continually had a problem with audio for Bluetooth devices (more specifically, Bose mini ...
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Help pairing Lg Tone to Lubuntu (Blueman)

Problem: LG TONE FAIL TO PAIR WITH LUBUNTU ON LAPTOP I have installed Blueman Bluetooth manager. It is running properly. I am attempting to pair my bluetooth headset, LG Tone, to the Blueman ...
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Bluetooth speaker JAM connected to UBUNTU 14.04

thanks for taking the time to see my post. i ve bought a bluetooth JAM speaker and I am trying to connect it to the computer. The computer actually see the device, and I can even select it from the ...
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Ubuntu Touch photo transver via Bluetooth

How to send photos taken with the camera of Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Touch via Bluetooth to Android tablet.The photo gallert app only allows sharing with social media (facebook, twitter), or send per email or ...
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gatttool unable to connect bluetooth with error 111

Unable to connect bluetooth devices with gatttool on ubuntu 14.04 LTS sudo gatttool -i hci0 -t random -b D4:8E:F4:FC:BF:E3 -I [ ][D4:8E:F4:FC:BF:E3][LE]> connect Connecting... connect error: ...
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Networking issues following suspend

I'm running a dual boot with ubuntu and windows on my HP laptop and I'm having trouble doing any sort of wireless networking after I suspend it. I cannot connect to wifi, I also seem to totally lose ...
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Configuring Wifi with Ubuntu 14.04 on hp pavillion 15 laptop [duplicate]

I am having problems in configuring wifi with ubuntu 14.04LTS on my hp pavillion 15 laptop. Only if the wifi is very close by (such as mobile hotspot) does it detect the network. There is absolutely ...
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How can I change my bluetooth speaker default passkey in Ubuntu

I have a bluetooth speaker that I can connect it to my Ubuntu with automatic passkey. It must have '0000' as it's default passkey but it's default passkey is '1111' and because of that, I'm not able ...
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How to connect Logitech M317 wireless bluetooth mouse to Ubuntu 14.04

So i just got this new logitech mouse and i have no idea how to add it. Any help would be deeply appreciated.
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How to connect Moga Pro controller to Ubuntu 14.04

I was wondering how to connect a Moga Pro bluetooth controller to Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to set up a new device on the ubuntu computer via bluetooth, it sees my device, but when I select it, it ...
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Bluetooth does not detect any devices - Dell Inspiron 15/ 12.04LTS [duplicate]

The bluetooth adapter is visible and not blocked, but does not detect any devices at all while attempting to pair. rfkill list 0: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no ...
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How to find the built-in bluetooth adapter in Toshiba satellite c55-896 laptop

I have been using Ubuntu for over a year, but recently I have encountered an old problem again. When I First installed Ubuntu, it said 'No adapter found' in the Bluetooth section. I want to buy a ...
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Pause music with bluetooth headset button

I have a bluetooth headset (Philips SHB7150 if that matters). Everything works fine; I get audio, volume works, and previous/next works. But the play/pause button does nothing. I tried looking at it ...
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How can I get my connected Bluetooth speaker to appear in sound settings?

I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 and my little Bluetooth speaker won't show up in sound settings (unity-control-center sound) or in PulseAudio Volume Control (pavucontrol). It connects as a Bluetooth device just ...
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Bluetooth headphones not detected by bluetoothmanager

On Ubuntu 15.04 using an Ausu BT-400 bluetooth adapter I'm able to detect my Psyc headphones on command line: root@napster:/home/hduser# hcitool scan Scanning ... 00:02:5B:01:9B:B2 PSYC and ...
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sequence of pacmd used by unity-control-center sound

I'd like to script the sequence of commands to switch from speakers to bluetooth headset or external bluetooth speaker. I found the correct sequence up to a certain point: pacmd list-sinks Once I ...
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Enable bluetooth on lenovo ideapad y480

I've search every crevice of the internet and can still not find how to enable bluetooh on my Lenovo ideapad Y480, rfkill list returns 'no' on all lsusb suggests a bluetooh adapter is not found: ...
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Set up a bluetooth DUN as HOST

I can't find instructions on how to make my Ubuntu share its internet connection through bluetooth. The goal is to connect my Android smartphone to the Internet. My laptop is connected to the WiFi ...
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Bluetooth only recognized after waking from suspend

My bluetooth only works after suspending my computer. See just after starting my computer the output of rfkill list all is: $ rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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Bluetooth with AR9285 not working

I was searching the forum and google but being new to Ubuntu I'm not sure which way to go and didn't recognize the right answer. I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome and new to Linux at all. I have an Acer ...
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Cannot upload photos from mobile with bluetooth in 15.04

I can download photos with bluetooth from my Ubuntu 15.04 computer to my Nokia 302 mobile phone. But I cannot upload photos from this same mobile to this same computer with bluetooth. Neither I ...
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Cant select my bluetooth headset

I have laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and I am having problems with my blue-tooth headset. I paired it just fine, go to the sound settings, I can see it, but when I click on it but I cant select it, the ...
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Control remote Bluetooth music playback with Ubuntu

I have a Bluetooth speaker, and when I connect it to my tablet, I am able to control music playback with the buttons on the speaker. With Windows as well, a little "music player" shows up when music ...
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Thinkpad T43 bluetooth problem - internal adapter not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS 32 bit installed on an IBM Thinkpad T43. I've been having problems with bluetooth. I'm trying to connect to some August SE50 speakers. The computer's own bluetooth adapter ...
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Bluetooth No Adapters Found Dell Inspiron n5030 ubuntu 15.04

I'm just starting to use linux again and I don't really know how any of this works to begin with. I remember having to look through all kinds of threads and usually finding an answer. My bluetooth ...
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Why is my Bluetooth headset not working now?

I have an FSL Zero Bluetooth headset which was working fine with Ubuntu until a recent update. I'm on Ubuntu 15.04. The headset is recognised as a Bluetooth device and gets connected but doesn't ...
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Pairing a Bluetooth keyboard with a dual boot (Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a problem with Asus T300CHI. For those who don't know, it's a tablet that comes with a docking keyboard, which connects to tablet via Bluetooth. The keyboard pairs successfully with either ...
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Bluetooth keyboard does not autoconnect after reboot

I am using a logitech harmony remote which is recognized as a bluetooth keyboard it works flawlessly but if i reboot my computer (ubuntu 15.04) it does not auto connect. I have to manually reconnect ...
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Bluetooth does not identified in my delln5010

recently I have installed ubuntu 15.04, everything working good but Bluetooth is not available (it is not identified). system is installed by partition with windows 7. I am new user of Linux.. Please ...
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Cannot use Bluetooth in Ubuntu 14.04

I'd like to get some help on enabling the bluetooth on my notebook computer. It has both OS (Ubuntu and Windows 8.1) installed. I have no problem using the bluetooth on Windows 8.1 but the computer ...
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USB Bluetooth dongles that are plug-and-play compatible with Ubuntu 15.04

I'm looking for a USB Bluetooth dongle that is plug-and-play compatible with Ubuntu 15.04, since my onboard Ralink corp. RT3290 is simply not supported in any meaningful sense. All of the cards I ...
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Microsoft Designer Mouse (Bluetooth 4.0) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just bought a Microsoft Designer Mouse, specs here, (Bluetooth 4.0) and am not able to use it in Ubuntu 14.04. On the Windows 8 (same laptop computer) it works just fine. So I've searched arround ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: bluedevil installed and working, but Bluetooth icons missing from System Settings and system tray

When I manually launch bluedevil-monolithic, the system tray icon appears and works well to configure and connect to bluetooth devices. However, the bluetooth icon does not appear in the system tray ...
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Bluetooth dosen't coexist with wifi in Ubuntu14.04

While the wifi is on Bluetooth dosen't work properly like it has a lag or a skip in audio. How do I switch on coexist option. Output of lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net Network controller [0280]: ...