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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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 ...
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Bluetooth not detecting other devices 16.04 LTS

I am pretty new to ubuntu. I installed the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS few days back.Everything is working fine, however there are problems with bluetooth. Whenever i try to search for bluetooth devices,the ...
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Bluetooth not working in lubuntu 15

I have Lubuntu installed in my Presario B1900 model laptop. Had bluetooth working when the windows installed as the driver was available but in lubuntu it is not working. I surf in the forum and tried ...
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Dual boot Win8 Bluetooth issues

For a while now I had been strugling with bluetooth issues on my dual-boot (14.04/Win8) machine. I have fixed the re-pairing issue with this tutorial. However, a second issue remains. Whenever I boot ...
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Can't detect Bluetooth adapter? Ubuntu 16.04

I've got a PC with dual boot, Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7. Ubuntu can't find my Bluetooth adapter. I've tried installing Bluez and Blueman, but I got an error, telling me that it can't find the ...
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Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth Problem on Ubuntu 16.04

I have wifi and blue-tooth modules RT3290, wifi is working fine but Bluetooth is shown as disabled under blue-tooth settings, can you help me fix this ? Thank you
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Mouse becomes unusable after Corsair Headset

I am running Ubuntu 16.04LTS (You can view the system details here) on my PC and have recently experienced an apparent common fault - when turning on the Corsair Void Headset, my mouse becomes ...
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Cannot create a persistent Bluetooth connection between phone and laptop using rfcomm

I already successfully paired my Android (6.0.1) phone (Sony Xperia Z3) with my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04). I can send files back and forth. The Bluetooth connection menu shows that the connection ...
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hcidump: “Exit Sniff Mode .. Command Disallowed” with Bluetooth headphones

I just bought a pair of wireless headphones with hardware media buttons. They seem to work just fine for a while, but when they are left without any input signal, they suspend themselves (or ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth not working after fresh install of 14.04.4

Using Dell Inspiron 3442. Bluetooth was working in 12.04.05 but after fresh install of 14.04.4 Bluetooth does not work. It does not default to "ON" and when On and Visible it does not find my devices....
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Recommendation for a bluetooth mouse that works without a transceiver with 14.04

I have a Dell E5570 that has only 3 usb ports, and can't afford to devote one to a mouse usb transceiver. Can anybody recommend a mouse on the market that will connect directly with Ubuntu 14.04's ...
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BCM43602 - bluetooth not working - sees device MAC but won't pair

This is a new XPS 15 9550 with the BCM43602 (14e4:43ba), and I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I try to use the standard bluetooth manager, it searches and finds a device with a MAC (but doesn't ...
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Bluetooth LE and Ubuntu 16.04, sometimes works, other times not

I come from Fedora 22 and 23, because it had support for my BLE mouse (Microsoft Designer Mouse). I decided to switch to the "stable" 16.04 because I like Unity more than gnome. To make my mouse at ...
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Two keys swapped on Bluetooth keyboard

I have a notebook with ubuntu 16.04 installed and keyboard layout german. I use the notebook with an external Bluetooth Keyboard (Logitech K810). On this Keyboard the two Keys < and ^ are swapped. ...
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How to “unplug” a bluetooth mouse

OK, I've set my system to deactivate the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in... and that works perfectly when I turn my bluetooth mouse on. But, I can see no way to re-activate the touchpad other ...
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How to change bug status on launchpad?

There is this bluetooth bug present in 16.04, that has been fixed for 14.04, so on launchpad its status is "Fix released". What should I do in such situation to notify people of regression? Here is ...
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Bluetooth loses connection with mouse in 14.04

recently i bought Thinkpad bluetooth mouse (OA36414) however, the mouse lose connection from my laptop (ubuntu 14.04) from time to time which troubles me a lot. I have read this enter link ...
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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my ASUS S200e laptop. Everything is working except the bluetooth - I cannot get my mouse connected. When I try to open Blueman, I get: "Bluez daemon not running" ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Can't pair apple bluetooth keyboard

With Ubuntu Mate 16.04, I could connect, but when startup takes a long time to reconnect, and now can't connect anymore. I have folowing this instruccions (the same problem with Ubuntu 15.04) ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth issues-Headset will connect but stops all playback of audio

I am using a set of Plantronics BBGO2's. They worked on 14.04 but they arent working on 16.04. I go into the bluetooth menu and find my headset, click to sync up but disconnects as soon as i exit the ...
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Cannot receive files through bluetooth

I have Ubuntu 15.10, the issue is that I cannot receive files through bluetooth at all. I have set the Personal Files Sharing Preferences (I even tried selecting all of them at one point). I have ...
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How to disable Bluetooth devices from turning off due to inactivity in 14.04

I am fairly new to Ubuntu. I know in Windows OS you can disable Bluetooth power management, which disables the devices from turning off/going to sleep. I would like to disable that for Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Pulseaudio bluetooth fallback device

I have a Intel NUC with an HDMI Audio out and PCM (headphones) audio out and I have a bluetooth speaker that is working fine with pulseaudio. And I have connected it to a display with a HDMI cable. ...
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After updating to 16.04, bluetooth audio A2DP mode stopped working

I have a nice bluetooth audio receiver connect to my HiFi stereo, and I used to be able to connect it in 14.04 as a A2DP sink with nice quality. After upgrading to 16.04, the device connects only as ...
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Unified Remote: Bluetooth: Could not connect to SDP

I installed Unified Remote today in hope that I can use it with my bluetooth adapter to control my PC using my phone. But as I installed Unified Remote and loaded up the web interface, I got this ...
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Bluetooth is disabled and cannot be enable in Ubuntu 16.04

Bluetooth is not working. I kept on clicking the enable switch for bluetooth, but it still doesn't work. There is also no icon in the menu bar.
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How do I turn bluetooth on/off in ubuntu 15.10?

I doesn't get any option in the bluetooth menu. Its like disabled. On every ubuntu version I try, 14 15 the bluetooth is always disabled. Can we use bluetooth in ubuntu?
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How do I make microphone input mono?

I am using a USB-bluetooth microphone to do speech recognition with Google docs. The application says the sound is too soft but I have it turned up all the way. Is there any way in asoundrc to make ...
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Bluetooth keyboard problem

I can't get bluetooth keyboards to connect in Ubuntu 16.04. A bluetooth mouse connects fine without issue. I have tried 3 different dongles and two different keyboards. One keyboard is a standard ...
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ubuntu 16.04 bluetooth mx5000 logitech keyboard mouse NOT working

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 using a cable keyboard and mouse because my mx5000 logitech bluetooth keyboard and mouse was not working during the instalation . After installation completed and got ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on Trekstore SurfTab duo W2 / Cube i7

Hello askubuntu community, after installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS on the TrekStore SurfTab duo W2 - which is similar to the Cube i7 according to xda - ,so it's a dual Tablet / Netbook, there are a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 stuck in boot loop

I upgraded to 16.04 the other day, I don't think this is the source of the problem however. Checking out the changes I came across the programs N1 (email client) and CoreBird (twitter client) after ...
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Control Ubuntu from Windows over Bluetooth

Do you know of any software that allows to open the Ubuntu terminal from Windows over Bluetooth?
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16.04 - Bluetooth error “Not enough free handles to register service”

does anyone know how to get bluetooth working? I've read much about this specific bug, someone says that it has been fixed in 16.04, but I am still affected (Dell XPS 15 9550, Ubuntu 16.04 fresh ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Bluetooth speakers playing while different screens are viewed

The other day I was playing a game on my Ubuntu tablet and I wanted some music to play through my Bluetooth speakers. So I connected the speakers and started to play the song via the Internet. I then ...
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bluetooth problem after upgrade from ubuntu 14 to 16.04

after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04 i can't turn on bluetooth on my laptop . try reinstall bluez and other bluetooth application same as blueman and bluetooth but don't solve problem service bluetooth ...
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bluetooth not working on ubuntu 16.04

I m new here and new to ubuntu as well. I recently bought dell inspiron 3542 with ubuntu 12 preinstalled. few days ago i installed ubuntu 16.04 on it,but i'm having problem with my bluetooth. The ...
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Bluetooth settings window force closing when selecting device

I'm new to Ubuntu, so if I leave out information, please just ask. I don't yet know what is relevant/useful. I am running 14.04 LTS, completely up to date. Until recently (within the past 10 days) I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 bluetooth

So I have ubuntu gnome 16.04 installed. I was using bluetooth to connect to my headset before I upgrade. This, is what I see. The Dell card is from my other laptop that isn't even turned on, and the ...
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Can't configure Bluetooth on 16.04 Server

I have been trying to follow multiple tutorials, but all of them either reference hidd or bluez-simple-agent. I have installed bluez bluez-tools bluetooth, but when I run hidd or bluez-simple-agent I ...
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Problem with Bluetooth adaptor

I've got Ubuntu 16.04 since the it was out. But I never had problems with my bluetooth, that I use to connect a Bluetooth loudspeaker. Since yesterday my bluetooth is just not connection, even if I ...
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Blueman in Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to connect my Android phone via bluetooth to my computer's ethernet connection, but this seems not to work in Ubuntu 16.04 with blueman. I followed the steps in Internet connection sharing ...
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obex ftp fails when accessed from nautilus

I have installed Astro Bluetooth module on my android phone(samsung Note-2), to enable obex ftp server on my phone. I am able to mount my phone using the command obexfs -b 78:9E:D0:D9:DC:4B /media/...