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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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 ...
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Bluetooth headphones with electric guitar

I am unable to listen to my electic guitar on my Bluetooth headphones. At present I can listen A-OK with: Lindy USB guitar cable QjackCtl Rakarrack Wired headphones The Bluetooth headphones work ...
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Ubuntu software center unable to download and install any programs

I am new to ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 a couple of weeks back. The problem I am facing is that I am unable to download any software using software download manager. I even tried using terminal ...
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Logitech DiNovo Edge USB Bluetooth keyboard quit working after 12.04lts to 14.04lts upgrade

I noticed this after upgrading my desktop (commodity PC parts) from 12.04lts to 14.04 lts. Upgrade done with updater after bieng notified yesterday that there was a new release available. I've been ...
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Bluetooth not working but wireless does - ubuntu 14.04 - Broadcom

My bluetooth does not work, but wireless works fine. rfkill shows only wireless. Below are the results of some diagnostics i ran : $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile ...
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Bluetooth stopped working after installation of Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I was using zorin os then as it asked for upgradation installed Ubuntu 14.04 since then Bluetooth not working message shows no adapter found. What to do
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Blueman not working for internet sharing

I want to share my PC internet to my phone. Installed blueman. It works fine for file transfers but when I try to start NAP service, it says "dnsmasq failed to start" What is the problem?! I'm on ...
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Bluetooth doongle not working 13.3

Hey I cant for the life of me figure out why it wont work but I cant get my blue tooth to connect it seems. when i type me@linix:~$ /etc/init.d/bluetooth status * bluetooth is running but then when ...
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Have a given program handle a Bluetooth device events

(ubuntu 14.04 gnome-classic) A given Bluetooth device (a mouse) having address like "[01:25:33:95:E5:4A]" is connected and works fine. I would like, however, to configure something somewhere in ...
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“rfkill list all” shows nothing in command line

I'm using dual boot of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8.1. When I run rfkill list all it shows as follows: :~$ rfkill list all :~$ Please Help. update: Laptop model: Fujisu Lifebook LH532. It has a ...
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Buetooth problem on 14.04 LTS. The switch button does nothing

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS over Windows7 on a Lenovo laptop G580. I have integrated bluetooth adapter and it worked very well on windows, but now, I can use my wireless mouse and keyboard, but ...
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How to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth?

Is there software to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth from Ubuntu?
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Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y510P ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth not working/recognised

I hope someone can help me unduerstandig this problem. It looks like the bluetooth adapter is not recognised. Following other discussion I submited the following command. ...
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Not all buttons work on PS3 bluetooth remote

I have a PS3 Bluetooth remote which I have paired with my Ubuntu 14.04.1 system and a lot of the buttons work (i.e. they generate events which 'xev' can see) however a significant number do not ...
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can't transfer file to my mobile from laptop using bluetooth

hi m new here n to ubuntu also n i have a query that is about bluetooth i can't transfer mp3 file to my mobile n m using ubuntu 14.10.The screen reads "GDBus.Error.org.openobex.Error.failed:unable to ...
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How do I set up the Apple Magic mouse in 14.04

I want a magic mouse for my Linux PC, but it is for Apple, and either the Linux driver is insanely obscure, or deleted. Also, it is Bluetooth only, and I can't seem to find a Bluetooth adapter for ...
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modprobe bluez module not found

On trying sudo apt-get install bluez on Ubuntu 12.04, I receive the following messages - Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done bluez is already the ...
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Unable to turn on bluetooth on my lenovo ideapad U310 using ubuntu 14.04

I'm a new linux user and I don't really understand the replies to similar queries. The toggle in the bluetooth settings won't turn on at all.
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Apple Magic Mouse Bluetooth in Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freeze and reconnect automatically

Environment: - Dell XPS 13-9333 - Apple Magic Mouse - Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64bit - Kernel 3.16.0-031600rc7-generic,and latest update 14.04, kernel 3.13.0-30.55 - Linux-firmware 1.127.5, # dmesg ...
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How to use Bluetooth Speaker

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME (with KDE) 14.04 I've read through Connect to JBL bluetooth speaker and I saw exact same behaviour when I'm logged in Gnome. However in KDE: My Bluetooth speaker is detected ...
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Bluetooth DUN service not available — Ubuntu Problem or not?

I've been having tethering problems to several devices, but this is one specific example on Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:45:51 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux. I've ...
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How to make A2DP device automatically connect

I have this mini speaker (called sboom500) which is a rather standard A2DP bluetooth audio device. My problem is that when I turn on the device, first of all it does not automatically connect. It ...
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Problem with Dell TEAC CAB-200 installed 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I can not get it to recognize my bluetooth adapter. I know the computer can use the adapter because my keyboard is working,but Ubuntu tells me I have no adapters and so I ...
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Bluetooth icon issues

I can actually use the BT keyboard to select an OS at start up. Once Ubuntu starts and I try to search for devices they will flash in the window momentarily and not connect and then the menu bar ...
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Bluetooth mouse stopped after update

We are running 12.04 LTS 32 bit. I recently updated some system stuff - drivers? - without taking much notice of what I was doing (there are sooooo many updates each week, I tend to ignore the ...
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Pairing error with Jawbone Mini Jambox

I just bought a Mini Jambox (Jawbone) wireless bluetooth speaker. It work like a charm with my Nexus 7, iPhone 4 and MacBook Pro. Unfortunatly I can not make it work with my Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop. What ...
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Bluetooth problem - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Asus laptop

I'm trying to find the driver for Bluetooth device for my Asus K450JF laptop. I searched it in their support website, unfortunately there's no support for Ubuntu OS. Is there any alternative way for ...
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Bluetooth issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use the built-in bluetooth on my Lenovo X140e but even though I'm able to turn it on, it never locates any devices I try to pair with it. I've tried with a Dualshock controller and my ...
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Removing BlueZ and friends packages completely in Ubuntu 14.04

Am using a Dell Inspiron N4110 laptop. It is running Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 and Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (both fresh installations) in dual-boot configuration. The laptop has Atheros WLAN + Bluetooth 4.0. ...
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Ralink rt3290 Bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ralink rt3290 bluetooth driver which I downloaded from http://s3.amazonaws.com/mtk.cfs/Downloads/linux/-2012_0508_RT3290_Linux_STA_v2.6.0.0.bz2 When I run the make command I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 live CD not booting on iMac G5 (Intel)

My iMac G5 isnt booting the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD (32 bit version). When I press the up key, the last line is "* Starting bluetooth daemon". It does not have the [OK] next to it. If I dont press the ...
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How to read bluetooth to the startup files?

I remember I deleted Bluetooth from my startup applications a while ago because I didn't think I'll need it. Now I do and can't turn it on. I'm guessing it's because of what I did before. How do I fix ...
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how to copy a file from a symbian phone to pc using ubuntu

I have tried many times copying out the files present in my symbian phone to my Ubuntu pc but it does'nt happen.
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ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize all keys with paired bluetooth keyboard

I'm trying to connect a Logitech Harmony Hub as a Bluetooth keyboard to my Ubuntu 14.04 Linux HTPC. The pairing worked fine and the device is recognized as a keyboard in Bluetooth Settings. Some keys ...
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scripts for turning the wifi card on and off

The wifi key on my laptop doesn't work under Xubuntu Trusty. Network manager can only soft block wifi, as revealed by the rfkill command. So, I'm looking for a script which can turn off wifi and ...
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my : RT3290 Bluetooth does not work after upgrading to 14.04.01 from 12 were it did work why?

As i mentioned i had blue tooth capabilities in 12 and it work just fine until i upgraded to day. However when I had installed U 12 it wasn't working out of the box then either. I had to use another ...
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Bluetooth not working in dell inspiron 153521 [closed]

I got a new Dell laptop with Ubuntu preinstalled.The problem is that bluetooth is switched on (light blinking) but the bluetooth manager always shows device off? dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ ...
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bluetooth could not be turned on hp laptop g6 2230tx the fn key along with the wireless button does not help

I am using ubuntu 14.04LTS on my hp pavillion g6 2230tx laptop. It supports a ralink driver. How do i get it working. Plz give me a step by step procedure..
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Bluetooth receiver not listed in list-sinks even though paired

My Bluetooth receiver says its paired and connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 Chromebook but does not get listed as an out device in pulseaudio volume control. When I try: pacmd list-sinks My Bluetooth ...
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Incorrect Magic Mouse battery status

I'm running 14.04 LTS on a MacBookPro1,1. I'm running blueman 1.23-git201403102151-1ubuntu1, and though my Magic Mouse is working fine, my system seems to think that its battery level is 0%. How can I ...
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How to use a computer as a bluetooth headset?

I have very little bluetooth expertize. All I want to do is to occasionally be able to use my computer's speakers and microphone for phone conversations. I don't want to use a bluetooth headset. All ...
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Bluetooth on Acer Aspire E1-572G under Ubuntu 14.04: no device found

I am quite new to Ubuntu so I was surfing on this forum but didn't find a real answer to my question, which is: When Bluetooth is on and I try to pair any device, the search doesn't list any result ...
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Sound stutters through bluetooth

I have a Bluetooth speaker that I've been using without any problem for the last 2 years. After the last upgrade to 14.04 I cannot use it anymore because after a few minutes the sound starts ...
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Remap keycodes after adding bluetooth keyboard

I've used xmodmap to remap keys for bluetooth keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04: xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap remove mod1 = Alt_L remove mod1 = Alt_R keycode 180 = Alt_L keycode 225 = Alt_R add mod1 = Alt_L add mod1 = ...