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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HP Bluetooth Mouse Connection Problems

About a month ago, I turned on my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 dual boot, though the mouse works fine in Windows), logged in and connected my HP x4000b mouse via a bluetooth dongle (Kinivo ...
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Power off bluetooth: the LED indicator is still ON, is the radio module turned off?

I would like to have a Bluetooth adapter powered off at the startup, but at the same time to be able to turn it on when I need it. I have found this advice: Add rfkill block bluetooth into ...
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pairing bluetooth keyboard, the “continue” button is disabled. why?

I'm trying to pair a Samsung keyboard to my Lenovo Yoga via Bluetooth. As you can see from attached picture, the computer recognizes the keyboard, yet the "continue" button remains disabled, no error ...
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Easiest way to send data from Ubuntu 14.04 to Mac via bluetooth?

I got gnome-bluetooth in Ubuntu 14.04 to send some data via bluetooth. It functions perfectly fine with recent Android Smartphones (see pic 1) but I did not manage to send something to a (paired) Mac ...
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How to change the volume of left channel using pulseaudio

I am recording the video using logitech camera and bluetooth microphone. Logitech can used for recording both audio and video. When I turn on bluetooth microphone in the middle of recording, it is ...
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JBL bluetooth speakers play no sound, a2dp off?

I have JBL bluetooth speakers like this one. With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Gnome) I get it to pair with my pc, either with gnome-bluez or blueman, but I am unable to reproduce any sound. I stumbled upon ...
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Can I download genuine Ubuntu from www.ubuntu.com? [closed]

Can I download the genuine version of Ubuntu from http://ubuntu.com? or do I need to make it genuine after downloading just like Microsoft Windows?
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect BT devices

I have a Lenovo B5400 with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot. My bluetooth works well under Win but with Ubuntu it is not able to detect any device. hcitool scan does a scan but doesn't detect ...
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Bluetooth Headphones works poorly (14.04)

Recently I bought a Philips SHB9100 Bluetooth Headphones. I first tried to connect them using the default Ubuntu Bluetooth device manager but the headphones were not shown in the Audio Settings. Then, ...
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Why has bluetooth stopped working since 14.04 on my Thinkpad (T420)

The last three versions of Ubuntu had no problems with bluetooth on my Thinkpad T420. The Fn+F5 keyboard shortcut would cycle between turning Bluetooth, Bluetooth+Wifi on/off. Now the built in ...
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hciconfig Features hex codes

I can't seem to find anywhere what the hex codes listed under hciconfig Features stand for. Does anyone know where I can find a list to show which feature corresponds to which hex code? Output: $ ...
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A2DP on PulseAudio - terrible choppy/skipping audio

I have paired my Bluetooth headset with my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop with a Bluetooth chip inside: lsusb | grep Bluetooth Bus 003 Device 003: ID 045e:0745 Microsoft Corp. Nano Transceiver v1.0 for ...
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PulseAudio unable to detect Bluetooth Headset

I am able to successfully pair with my bluetooth headset (Motorola S305), and connect to Audio Sink. However, it does not show up in PulseAudio (in any way I ask it), and I can't switch the audio ...
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Embedded Ubuntu's Bluetooth discoverable by Android but not iOS

I have a system running Ubuntu. The Bluetooth device (hci0) is POWERED, DISCOVERABLE, PAIRABLE, and SCANNING(DISCOVERING). It can discover all devices in the area, Android and iOS. Multiple Android ...
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bluetooth dongle not paring

My audio speaker is detected by the bluetooth dongle (brand integral) but it fail to pair. Note, it's OK with another usb dongle brand. The dongle is delivered with windows drivers CD, can i install ...
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bluetooth is disable on ubuntu-14.04

This is probably the duplicate of bluetooth is disable on Ubuntu 14.04 But I still could not find the solution. I am also having the same issue. I am struggling like anything to add my device in ...
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Bluetooth adapter not present in ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS

I am using Oracle virtual box[4.3.8] with windows 7 as host and ubuntu 12.04.4 as guest.My bluetooth adapter is working fine in windows but, no adapters found in ubuntu. How to solve this?...
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Bluetooth Audio and SoftPhone Audio Input/Output

I have a Voip Softphone software that I would like to start using on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. Here's the thing. My system sound right now goes through my HDMI to my speaker system so I can play music ...
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Is it possible to stream audio via Bluetooth from Ubuntu to Ubuntu/Debian?

I resuscitated an 14 years old pc with a very good audio set and made a stereo of it. Via Bluez+Pulse I can stream music from my Android phone to this PC easily. My Ubuntu laptop is paired and ...
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Both bluetooth and wifi not connecting

I'm having problems both with bluetooth and wifi, my pc is a Lenovo B5400. The BT can do a scan, but it isn't able to find any devices; I don't see any wifi network (but I have a working Ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth does not function, can not establish an Audio Sink connection

I have tried remedies describe in questions relating to "No A2DP streaming audio to Bluetooth headsets" on various Ubuntu version. NONE worked. After following re-loading of bluez and pulseaudio ...
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bluez 5.19 PS4 controller

I currently have a problem when pairing my computer with a PS4 remote. On my Ubuntu 14.04 I removed everything related with bluez and bluetooth, and I built and installed bluez 5.19. Here are some ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found HP 250 g2 Ubuntu 14.04 lts

On boot there are two messages - Bluetooth: error in firmware loading err = -110, len = 440, size = 4076 and Bluetooth : Loading patch file failed and in the bluetooth settings it says "no ...
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Sharing phone's internet connection on laptop without the help of USB cable

At the moment, I use my phone's internet connection on my laptop by using a USB cable. How do I set things up to use internet using my phone without the USB cable. So, that I can get rid of the USB ...
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Share the Internet connestion over Bluetooth (Ubuntu Gnome)

I wanted to create a Wi-Fi hotspot, to share my Internet connection to an android tablet, but that seems to be impossible, as the connection disconnects when I activate the hotspot. Therefore I would ...
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Full mess with bluetooh headset - 14.04

I've got a brand new bluetooth headphone Philips SHB7150 with a brand new Belkin bluetooth adapter V4. The pairing is fine but after i cannot get the newly discovered headset in my pulseradio. ...
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Bluetooth timeout on boot

every time I boot my ubuntu I get something like this message : Bluetooth: hci0 command timeout It slows up booting a bit so I would like to know is there fix for this. Or can I disable bluetooth ...
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Using mobile phone's internet through bluetooth

How can I connect to a mobile phone through a bluetooth connection to use the mobile phone's internet connection?
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Problems connecting to Bluetooth headset - 14.04

I've read carefully This post but still have problems to connect to one of my Bluetooth headset. I have two bluetooth headsets (SHB71150 from philips, and WeSC Piston along with two bluetooth dongles ...
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Ubuntu does not enable bluetooth after suspend

My bluetooth is not recognized after sleep. Probably is something related to BIOS but I am not 100% sure. The output of hcitool dev shows nothing and rfkill list all only lists the wireless card. I ...
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Unable to use/detect a Bluetooth dongle on 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and for some unknown reason I'm unable to use a 4th generation Bluetooth adapter. here is the result of lsusb command (you can clearly see the Belkin Usb Dongle ...
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PulseAudio automatically loads default loopback module after I load one

I am trying to stream audio from a Bluetooth source to a Bluetooth sink. I connect the devices, get confirmation that their modules are loaded in PulseAudio, then I load the loopback module. The ...
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How do I use the microphone and speaker of my phone as native ubuntu devices?

The Google Voice 'trick' I was using on my Nexus 4 recently became unavailable. Due to poor reception and no landline I could do with getting Google Voice working somehow. Hence... I would like to ...
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Cannot transfer files to the PC through Bluetooth

The Bluetooth starts by itself on login and when I try to transfer a file from my Android phone to it, it doesn't accept it. While "searching," my phone shows my PC but the file doesn't get accepted.
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Connecting my laptop with my phone via bluetooth in ftp mode

I am not able to play or transfer any media file in my laptop when connected to my moto g phone in ftp mode using bluetooth.My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.What is the solution?
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Re installation of bluedevil or any substitute for it

I have Kubuntu 14.04 but I've uninstalled Bluedevil with deals with bluetooth. And now I am not able to use bluetooth. When I try to re install it gives the following note "The "bluedevil" package ...
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Cant enable bluetooth on Thinkpad X220 xUbuntu 14.04

I am having problems enabling bluetooth since installing xUbuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad X220, in 13.10 all was working fine. When I installed 14.04 I did a fresh install rather than upgrade. Running ...
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how to Connect BlueTooth device running Serial Port Profile (SPP from command line

I have the device with Blue-Tooth on the board. The firmware in the device runs Serial Port Profile (SPP) stack on it. It works well when I connect to this device from my laptop by means of ...
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automatically switch to newly-connected devices

I am using pulseaudio, I want to switch the logitech mic and bluetooth devices to each other when one of these are connected. I am getting the command for that: load-module module-switch-on-connect ...
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PulseAudio channel map at run time

Could I map (Swap) the channel at run time. I am using the ffmpeg to record the both video and audio from two logitech cam/mic and bluetooth mic. Now currently at the starting of recording bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work

Why does bluetooth have to wait till I execute the command, sudo hciconfig hci0 reset to perform its duty? :) Thank you for time in advance!
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth adapter not found

I have multi-booted Ubuntu 14.04 alongside the pre-installed Windows 8.1 on my uefi-enabled HP Envy 15 Notebook. My WLAN card is a combo card, Ralink3290. The problem is that my wifi works just fine ...
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how do i turn off bluetooth on my t43 lubuntu 14.04

How do I turn off bluetooth, I can turn it on with bluetooth manager. I have looked online for a solution. All I get is install bluetooth manager but I don’t need to install the manager, it is ...
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Bluetooth and wifi of high bandwidth don't work

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. My bluetooth is not working; it shows no adapter found. Wifi of high bandwidth is also not working. In the drivers section there are no drivers available for bluetooth and ...
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Bluetooth and speaker occasionally working on ASUS N550JV

I use a ASUS N550JV laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 dual boot. The Bluetooth module is atheros ar3012. Since the day Ubuntu is installed, the behavior of Bluetooth and speaker is weird. They ...
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Bluetooth not installed properly - Xubuntu 14.04

I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 and now when I switch on the laptop's bluetooth hardware switch, I don't see the Bluetooth icon in the notification area nor in the indicator plugin (as used to happen ...
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bluetooth is disable on Ubuntu 14.04

the bluetooth is disabled on my Ubuntu (Dell vostro Desktop with bluetooth USB adapter). I plugged the bluetooth USB adapter to another Ubuntu desktop (12.04) and it is recognized instantaneously. ...
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Bluetooth mouse lagging

I've just bought a new bluetooth mouse (Thinkpad bluetooth mouse). I'm able to connect it and it works but it lags and jumps (the cursor doesn't move smoothly as it should). At first I thought it was ...
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Switching off wireless card

I have HP 250 G2 laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (dual-boot). On my keyboard I have wireless on/off button (fn+F12), which turns Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on/off, but this works only on Windows. On ...
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Bluetooth earphones Jabra Rox Wireless not recognized under Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to connect my bluetooth (4.0) earphones (Jabra Rox Wireless) with my Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. If I activate bluetooth, set it to visible and start pairing mode on the ...