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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bluetooth comes on automaticaly after resume

I've updated kubuntu to the latest version a few days ago (on my dell xps13 2015). I notice that bluetooth comes on automatically after each power suspend. I want it to stay disabled. I keep ...
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Install bluetooth or bluez-utils packages fails using bluez-5.37 (or bluez-4.101)

I have compiled bluez 5.37 from sources, and installed it. I would like to install the package bluez-utils, which depends on bluez. sudo apt-get install bluez-utils Reading package lists... Done ...
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bluetoothd[29255]: Unable to get on D-Bus [duplicate]

How to resolve issue mentioned in title with bluez-5.37 and Ubuntu 14.04. $ sudo ./bluetoothd --plugin=time -n bluetoothd[29255]: Bluetooth daemon 5.37 D-Bus setup failed: Name already in use ...
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D-Bus setup failed: Name already in use

How to resolve issue mentioned as title? Trying to execute below command (with bluez-5.37 and Ubuntu 14.04): brij@brij:~/Downloads/bluez-5.37/src$ sudo ./bluetoothd --plugin=time -n ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connection to Bluetooth SPP device

I have a device that uses Bluetooth communication in SPP (Serial Port Profile) mode. This does NOT require a PIN or password to pair. Every time I attempt to pair my device with Blueman or Bluez, I ...
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After certain software updates, my USB ports and bluetooth are unavailable. Where should I start to troubleshoot?

After most software updates that require a reboot, my USB ports and Bluetooth adapter (internal) become unusable. The USB ports will not recognize anything that is plugged in to them and the Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth unable to reconnect to paired phone (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have an Asus laptop with no built-in Bluetooth, so I bought a Bluetooth dongle which works perfectly: I'm perfectly able to connect to my phone and play music from my phone through my laptop ...
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Mouse Pad triggers auto click also not smooth

I have an acer aspire 5738 with dual boot Windows 7/Ubuntu 14LTS recent days i am facing some problem while using mouse pad like it is not smooth the cursor moves randomly here there even when none is ...
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How can I make indicator-sound showing controls for output that is actually playing?

How can I make indicator-sound showing controls for output that is actually playing? Whenever I connect my bluetooth headset, I get sound to my headphones as desired, but the Unity indicator control ...
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Maximum Bluetooth baud rate which can be detected by BlueMan

Is there a limitation on the maximum baud rate which can be detected by the Blueman Bluetooth manager under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ?
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rfcomm - Cannot close connection and free paired Bluetooth devices

I am trying to setup a Bluetooth connection between my computer Bluetooth device (address: AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF) and an external device (address: 11:22:33:44:55:66, which is an HC-05 chip). I am using ...
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Dell BCM2046b1 not visible on Inspiron n5010

I have been scouring the internet to no avail on how to make this adapter visible, attempting everything from udev rules to compiling the latest Bluez, but I cannot get it to work. Any help on making ...
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Bluetooth audio stutters when wifi is active

I want to connect my phone via bluetooth to play some music, but the audio is stuttering when the wifi is enabled. Second problem is the wifi signal keeps disconnecting and reconnecting. Im new to ...
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Bluetooth audio not available to all users

I have bluetooth speakers set up. Upon connection, it appears in the list of audio devices and everything works fine... for one user. After switching to another user account (even if it's an admin), ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 bluetooth headset connected but not working

Ever since I have upgraded my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 to 15.10 (clean install), I have been facing an issue with my bluetooth headset. The device is paired and connected but is neither listed as output ...
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Insignia Bluetooth Adapter connect, then disconnects in Ubuntu 15.0

I don't know what all to say. The title explains it. It would be too hard to mention everything I have done because I have done 'everything' I could read about on these forums. blueman shows that I ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found ubuntu 14.04

Hi I have an HP Pavillion 14 Notebook with ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dualboot. My wifi works great but ubuntu does not find any bluetooth adapters. Bluetooth works fine in windows. I have tried the ...
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Bluetooth connection to HC-05 paired but not connected

I have an Arduino Uno connected to an HC-05 Bluetooth sender/receiver chip. I am trying to create a Bluetooth connection between my Acer laptop running under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the HC-05 chip. ...
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Bluetooth Broadcom Corp. BCM20702A0 hci_conn_timeout+0x75/0x2a0

I am having issues with my Bluetooth connection dropping constantly. The chipset is a Broadcom BCM20702A0 (PLUGABLE USB 2.0 BLUETOOTH ADAPTER http://goo.gl/h42upl) Before and after pairing the device ...
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Broswe device does nothing

I am trying to connect to my 2 different phones. On one of them (Motorola Moto e) when I try to browse files, I click the browse filesbutton in the bluetooth devices icon on the top bar of the screen ...
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Bluetooth speaker playback in ubuntu but not windows 8.1

this is my first time posting question in here, so hope this goes well :p //the problem happens after i install ubuntu so although it may seems not directly related i think it will be best to post on ...
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Is there a bluetooth adapter driver for Ubuntu 14.04?

It is an Iogear bluetooth 4.0 micro adapter GBU521. The drivers that come with it are all for Windows. If bluetooth is turned on, the device (external speaker) is found, and paired, but no sound ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found - Gateway NV44

I have a gateway NV44 laptop. Pretty much everything is working fine except for the bluetooth adapter. It is an onboard device and I have tried numerous things to get it to work with no avail. Any ...
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Cannot switch profile on Bluetooth headphones

I've just switched to ubuntu 15.10 and I encountered a quite annoying bug. When I connect the headset (Betron BT1050) to the laptop, it connects only as a mono device, when I try to switch the ...
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WiFi & Bluetooth hard blocked in Ubuntu 12.04, HP r007 notebook

I am using HP R007 Notebook PC. It is showing that both WiFi and Bluetooth are hard blocked and not soft blocked when I used "rfkill list" command.The wifi switch doesnot work is showing red colour. ...
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How to connect to a bluetooth mouse using terminal?

I need to auto-connect my bluetooth mouse at system startup, it is already paired with my computer but i have to click a couple of times to use it after system startup. I've read that a usefull ...
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How to remap single key on bluetooth keyboard with Ubuntu Touch?

I'm using a bluetooth keyboard with Ubuntu Touch (N7), it connects fine but its single Alt key sends the key code for AltGr. I need it to be mapped to Alt / L_Alt (Emacs standard Meta key, as atm I ...
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How to get bluetooth headset to work as normal? I.e., play audio & record microphone for calls

How can I get my bluetooth headset to work as normal? I would like to be able to play audio and record sound for video calls. I would like it to work similar to using a bluetooth on an android phone. ...
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Wireless and Bluetooth are not working - Lenovo Y700

I have an issue trying to enable my wireless card for wifi and bluetooth. I have been looking on Google some answer but no one can fix this problem. As far I can see it's a problem with hard block, ...
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sd card reader and bluetooth not working AO756-2326 Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Aspire One 756-2326 and I can' get two features to work, My Internal SDcard reader and my Bluetooth. the SDcard reader is the built in reader and Ubuntu doesnt recognize it at all. when I ...
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ubuntu14.04 can't find/connect to philips BT100 Bluetooth speaker

I can't find this device in ubuntu 14.04, while my android phone or ipad can connect to the speaker correctly. (MI_SCALE is not the speaker) I have used my bluetooth connecting thinkpad keyboard ...
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Bluetooth not working properly, fix fully broke it

I have ubuntu 15.04 on a dell E7450 and I had successfully paired my phone and wanted to pair some wireless headphones, however it refused to find them (my phone paired with headphones fine). I ...
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Problem with RT3290 Bluetooth on Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu and have problem with my bluetooth device. It looks like it is not installed at all. Here is my lspci: $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Nvidia GT 740 m Drivers not working

i have tried a lot of method to try running nvidia GT 740m on ubuntu 14.04 but none of them works . My laptop is hp pavilion 15n-209tx . Nvidia works fine on windows . I need serious help to overcome ...
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bluetooth is disabled on my ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

hello please help guys i cant enable blue tooth in my laptop user@spider-king:~$ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb; uname -a 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 ...
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15.10, Broadcom BCM4352 Jaybird X2 headset pairing problem

Ubuntu 15.10 kernel 4.2.0-22-generic bluez 5.35-0ubuntu2 Dell m3800, Broadcom BCM4352 wifi/bt module I followed other instructions on this help site for getting a proper driver installed for my ...
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Bluetooth mouse paired and connected but pointer not moving

Good Day! I have a Bluetooth mouse paired and connected in Ubuntu 14.04 using the BlueDevil program, but pointer doesn't move and in Bluetooth devices list it shows type: unknown.((((((( Maybe I need ...
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Bluetooth on laptop doesnt work. Ubuntu 15.04

I'm unable to get my new wireless headset to work with my Ubuntu 15 installed laptop. I've tried installing what i think are the correct drivers for my WiFi card. I have a hp stream 11. which has a ...
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How do I connect my Beats wireless headphones with a bluetooth dongle?

Im currently using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on an Asus X555LA. I am new to Linux so please bear with me. All I would like to accomplish is to connect my wireless headphones to my computer using a microsoft ...
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Bluetooth in Toshiba Satellite C845

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 with Linux 4.2.0-22-generic #27-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 17 22:57:08 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux. I cannot enable the Bluetooth device built-in my laptop Toshiba ...
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Logitech bluetooth hub does not work in recent kernels (Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS)

I have difficulty to make Logitech bluetooth hub work. darek@HOME:~$ lsusb | grep Logitech Bus 006 Device 003: ID 046d:c705 Logitech, Inc. MX900 Bluetooth Wireless Hub (C-UJ16A) My system is ...
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Adding Bluetooth Devices Ubuntu 15.10 64bit

When I Bluetooth -> Device Search: I can see the device (a bluetooth headset named 'Music Receiver') When I add the device, it just comes back and says "Setting up 'Music Receiver' failed. Nothing ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Can't change output source from HDMI to wireless Blutooth Headset

I have researched similar problems, and have not had any success. I've connected my Sony headsets over Blutooth. "HDMI" and "Headset" are both listed as outputs in the GUI sound settings. It seems ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 15.10 with BCM43142 [duplicate]

update: $ lsusb Bus 003 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 ...
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How to know which bluetooth adapter would work smootly with my desktop ubuntu 14.04?

How to know which usb bluetooth adapter would work smoothly with my desktop ubuntu 14.04? I'm planning to buy one. Thank you.
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Bluetooth Headphones connect but there is no playback

I'm trying to connect a set of bluetooth headphones on my laptop running Lubuntu & Kubuntu. The connection part works fine, the headphones are recognized by both flavors and the pairing is ...
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Bluetooth application unresponsive for chromebook

I was able to get my bluetooth enabled after setting up ubuntu on my new chromebook, however it will not acutally open the application, nor connect to anything. I am very new with ubuntu and any help ...
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Ubuntu MATE 15.10 bluetooth pairing worked with liveusb but fails after installation

When I was experimenting with the MATE liveusb, everything worked, including bluetooth pairing with my old S3, but then I tried pairing tonight and..it's failing in a bizarre way. I go through the ...
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my laptop isnt recognising that it has blue-too so i can not turn bluetooth on

Sorry if this has been asked before, I have checked but noting seems to be the same as my issue. I’m 100% new to Ubuntu. Just installed and don't have Windows on my Laptop at all. When I go to use ...
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Bluetooth headphone is not working in Ubuntu 15.10

I just migrated from Ubuntu 15.04 64bit to 15.10 64bit version. In the updated system my existing SONY bluetooth Headset (model: MDR-ZX550BN) is not supporting. Though it was added as a new bluetooth ...