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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Sending file through bluetooth

I'm trying to send a text file via bluetooth with this command: obexftp --nopath --noconn --uuid none --bluetooth MACADDR--channel 9 --put /home/user/send.txt But I get this error: Suppressing ...
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Disable bluetooth handling

How can I disable bluetooth handling without disabling the bluetooth device itself? I'm currently working with a node.js library (which uses the hci socket) to fiddle around with bluetooth LE, but ...
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Bluetooth in ubuntu16.04

Bluetooth does not find the devices in Ubuntu 16.04 even when I activate my bluetooth in the mobile set.I tried many ways as per the instructions from web, but I've not succeeded.Please help.
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Realtek Bluetooth on hp laptop not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop my Wi-Fi is working good but my Bluetooth is not working, I can see the Bluetooth icon but when i try to search for other Bluetooth devices the Bluetooth ...
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14.04 bluetooth headset pairs and shows up in sound settings, but only playing sound through laptop

I just received bluetooth headphones and they work on my android phone and on Windows 10, but I can't seem to get them working on Ubuntu 14.04. They connect to the bluetooth on the computer, but then ...
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git clone hex2hcd “command not found” Ubuntu bluetooth [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and my bluetooth stopped working. The accepted solution for this problem is to find the driver in hex format and convert it to hcd for installation: sudo apt-get install git ...
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Bluetooth headset gives error connection failed: blueman.bluez.errors.dbusfailederror: protocol not available

Everything works with Nokia BH-604. Jaybird X2 connects and after a few seconds disconnects. Both headsets work with Windows 8.1 in the same computer (dual boot). Using blueman-manager 2.0.4 I get the ...
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Bluetooth Adapters not found? Why?

When I go onto system settings,click Bluetooth and it's just grey and won't let me click anything. Can someone help? lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in Ubuntu 16.04

Since my upgrade to 16.04 the OS does not find the bluetooth-adapter anymore. The Laptop is an Acer Aspire V5-573G and all i can find about the bluetooth adapter is this: "Bluetooth Qualcomm Atheros ...
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Connecting a logitech 360 mouse using 14.04

`i have a new microsoft 3600 mobile mouse. I've paired it successfully, but am unable to "turn on" the connection Here is a screenshot of my bluetooth gui]1 When I click on the "connection" button ...
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Crontab script error

I edited a crontab with the command sudo crontab -e and I inserted the line */1 * * * * /home/user/Desktop/bt.sh >> /home/user/logroot.txt 2>&1 The script contains: #!/bin/bash pkexec ...
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Send a file via bluetooth every minute [duplicate]

I want to send a file.txt to another device using bluetooth every minute, how can I do it?
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Send file through bluetooth crontab

I want to send a file named read.txt using command: bluetooth-sendto. It works using the direct command on terminal bluetooth-sendto --device=MACADDR path/to/read.txt. I want to execute it with this ...
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hp laptop dv1000 bluetooth, can not use because I have no bluetooth adapter

I need to install a driver for blue-tooth on hp laptop dv1000, how can I do this? I am new to Ubuntu, trying to get away from windows os
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Can't create RFCOMM TTY: Address already in use

The following error occurs when I issue sudo rfcomm listen rfcomm0 Can't create RFCOMM TTY: Address already in use I received some serial Bluetooth data in a Python program beforehand. So, it ...
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No sound from Bluetooth headphones since Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have Nakamichi bluetooth headphones that have synced successfully with the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS OS on my computer. The playing mode even comes up as A2DP in the sound options. When you try to test sound ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I want to send files from my phone to my Laptop and vice versa through Bluetooth. But the Bluetooth on my system doesn't work. When I turn on the Bluetooth switch in System Settings > Bluetooth, ...
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Swapping Alt and Super keys with different Keyboard Layouts in 16.04

I have two keyboards I use regularly, one PC layout and one Mac layout. I would like the Alt and Super keys in the same position on each but they are reversed. I don't mind switching them manually ...
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cdc_acm not displaying device name for Bluetooth dongle

I am trying to use a Bluetooth dongle on my 64 bit Ubuntu 16, however I cannot get the device id/name of the Bluetooth dongle. After I insert the dongle, I check the dmesg: ~$ dmesg | tail [ 773....
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Bluetooth not responding 16.04

My bluetooth is not responding again: I Got this: javier@JavUBU:~$ dmesg | grep -i blue [ 1.785223] usb 3-4: Product: RT Bluetooth Radio [ 19.167891] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.21 [ 19.167911] ...
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how to Turn off Bluetooth on wakeup from sleep

I am using Acer laptop with ubuntu 14.04 installed on it. Every time laptop wakeup from sleep, bluetooth gets enabled automatically. I do not want bluetooth to be enabled automatically after wakeup. ...
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How do I redirect audio to ipod nano and ipod nano to ihome? [closed]

I recently got an idea that I think that I could redirect my Ubuntu 16.04 audio to my iPod nano and send that to my iHome. Does anyone know how to do what I'm trying to do? I'm doing all of this ...
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I can't update BlueZ on Ubuntu 14.04

I can't update BlueZ to its latest version (5.40) on Ubuntu 14.04. I run the commands provided in the readme file, but I get an error: ./configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man --sysconfdir=/...
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Ubuntu: get bluetooth to accept a hardcoded(fixed) pin

I am working on TegraTx1 and ubuntu 14.04. I want my android phone to pair with tegra py using a fixed pin i.e the user should be prompted to enter a pin and if that number matches with the hard coded ...
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USB Bluetooth doesn't reconnect after reboot

I have an Insignia USB bluetooth adapter and bluetooth mouse/keyboard. I can connect to them fine using bluman commands in terminal. However when I reboot, the devices loose connection immediately. ...
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Configuring automatic Bluetooth audio output via ALSA & command-line

I've got a Ubuntu 16.04 box on an Intel NUC for HTPC purposes (running Kodi). Most of the time it's outputting audio to the TV via HDMI (one day will be via a receiver) however occasionally I'd like ...
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Bose Soundlink II Headphones won't connect with Ubuntu 16.04

I've recently switched to using Ubuntu 16.04 on my XPS-15-9550 and so far everything is fine except I'm unable to connect my Bose Soundlink II headphones. I've read through various posts detailing ...
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A2DP and Bluetooth issue upon reconnecting

I have a pesky issue on Ubuntu 16.04 with my bluetooth adapter and my BT Headset (Bluedio). When I first pair the device with my PC the headset does works fine and I can listen to everything with A2DP ...
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Bluetooth turning on, but cannot scan any device on Ubuntu 16.04

I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 a while ago, and have been using my bluetooth headset seamlessly. However, after a recent system update, the bluetooth has gone haywire. It says that it is ...
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Bluetooth used to be enabled, now disabled and won't enable. Ubuntu 16.04

The issue here, is, that, bluetooth used to work. It's not working at all anymore, and I'm unsure why. When I go into system settings and try to hit enable, it simply slides the little switch back to ...
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No bluetooth on ubuntu 16.04 and Lenovo z50

Since Ubuntu 14.04 that my bluetooth doesn't work. dmesg | grep -i blue [ 3.399192] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.21 [ 3.399207] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 3....
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Bluetooth mouse is getting different MAC address each reboot

I have a new Logitech mouse. I can connect and pair the mouse without problems using Ubuntu 14.04 and the last bluez. However, I need to manually pair the mouse at every reboot/wake up. I saw that ...
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Scrambled phonecalls on bluetooth car kit using Ubuntu phone

All right so I have a problem using my phone in combination with my Bluetooth car kit. What I can do: Connect to car kit Listen to music See my contacts See my incoming/outgoing/missed calls list ...
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Enabling bluetooth on Compaq Presario C504EA

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Compaq Presario C504EA (wiping off the old Windows Vista install), and I am trying to enable Bluetooth. I have had a look on rfkill list all, the ...
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Make ubuntu act like a bluetooth headset with microphone

I would like to have an ubuntu 16.04 machine act like a bluetooth headset with microphone and pair it with my phone. I found this blog post, but it seems outdated and it doesn't work anymore (I can't ...
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Bluetooth headset audio keeps stuttering while WiFi is active!

Bluetooth audio keeps stuttering while using wifi! when i disable it the problem with bluetooth vanishes! i'm using ubuntu 16.04 lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom ...
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Meizu Pro 5 ota 11 and ota 12 bluetooth problems

I have problems with bluetooth. When I connect my Jabra Supreme headset, or connect with my car (Ford Fiesta), I only hear a lot of noise. This is both when I make a call, or receive an incoming call. ...
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were are my Bluetooth files stored?

I downloaded 148 files from a friend, and was able to open only 6 of them. Where are the rest saved? I have tried finding them in: videos -> photos -> album -> saved files My storage shows ...
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Bluetooth won't turn on 16.04

Since i've updated to 16.04, I'm having problems to start bluetooth. The last weeks sometimes I had to restart my laptop and then it was all ok. But now it won't turn on by under any circumstances. ...
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My system running Kubuntu 14.04 does not list any discoverable bluetooth devices

Bluetooth icon is in the panel but does not recognize any 'discoverable' bluetooth device. 'Add a device' opens the dialog box and searches for device indefinitely. Trying to connect a wireless ...
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No Wifi & Bluetooth detected (Realtek) RTL8723AE card, either Nvidia 820M [closed]

me dirijo ya aqui porque no hay manera de solucionar los problemas de mi Acer con Ubuntu, tengo una tarjeta Wifi + Bluetooth Realtek RTL8723AE y estos drivers no aparecen en la pagina de realtek, ...
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Problem with bluetooth headphones

I have a set of bluetooth headphones I would like to connect to my computer, but whenever they are connected, all I am able to hear is a feedback from a microphone (I believe the microphone that is ...
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syslog shows 2 users and shows usb device when I didn't use one

So a lot of the syslog code history was deleted just before I was typing this up but here is some of it: SpiRegistry daemon is running with well-known name - org.ally.atspi.Registry Created slice ...
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mobile network [via bluetooth] not continous on lenovo g50-70

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dual boot. In Ubuntu 14.04 I have Bluetooth installed. When I connect my laptop with mobile-broadband to use Internet, the connection automatically [continuously] ...
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Bluetooth status: inactive (dead)

When I try to activate usb on my laptop, I can't see my device. I see the message below when I request the status of bluetooth. bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/...
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16.04 Can't use bluetooth A2DP headphones, pairs but does not connect. Logs inside

First of, I have tried following both of these: https://vilimpoc.org/blog/2016/04/30/ubuntu-16-04-bluetooth-speakers/ and PulseAudio can not load bluetooth module 15.10/16.04 When I try to connect my ...
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how to setup a Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)

Bluetooth setup docs seem a bit dated; my device, but with a different chipset, is on the hardware support docs, however. thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ hciconfig hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB ...
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Kubuntu send file wizard

I've connected my iPad to Kubuntu via bluetooth, Kubuntu sees the iPad and the iPad recognizes the Kubuntu installation. I then tried to use send file wizard to transfer a file from Kubuntu to the ...
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RTL8723AE Bluetooth stop working on update to 16.04

I got my system RTL8723AE device Wifi and BT working thanks to this answer: AU Answerusing the drivers from this ppa:hanipouspilot/rtlwifi. After update my system detects BT device. But it can't find ...
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HP Pavilion 15 p163nr Broadcom Bluetooth not working Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

WiFi on my laptop works well, but Bluetooth totally doesn't work. Trick with BCM43142A0-0a5c-216c.hcd file doesn't help also. $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0a5c:216c Broadcom Corp. BCM43142A0 ...