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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Choppy audio playback on bluetooth headset (which keeps getting disconnected)

I am running ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) on Lenovo B480 laptop. lsusb lists bluetooth chip as follows:- Bus 001 Device 009: ID 0a5c:21f4 Broadcom Corp. Output of sudo lspci -vnn -d 14e4: 02:00.0 ...
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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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Bluetooth problem on Asus U32 with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Asus U32 alongside Windows 8. Recently I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and since then the Bluetooth is not working anymore. Whenever I try to turn it on from the ...
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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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14.04 Explore Files on Android via Bluetooth

My laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) has a built-in Bluetooth support and I've successfully paired it to my Android smartphone. I DON'T want to send files from laptop to smartphone or vice versa. Nor do I want ...
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Cannot find blueman icon in system tray

After I upgrade to 14.04 LTS, I can't find blueman icon in my system tray. The blueman-applet is up well and I can use blueman to manage my devices. Any idea on this?
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Bluetooth is unstable in 14.04

I use a filco bluetooth keyboard and a logitech bluetooth mouse on my Thinkpad T540p with 14.04 LTS (the bluetooth adapter is Intel Dual Band Wireless 7260AC). They can be connected successfully. ...
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Getting error while using “bluez-test-input connect <device address> yes” command to connect to a serial Bluetooth module

I am using a USB bluetooth dongle on my machine. On the other end, i am having a serial bluetooth module connected to a Micro-controller. On my machine side, i connected and installed my usb-bluetooth ...
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How to add bluetooth icon on gnome-shell panel 3.10? (13.10 Gnome Ubuntu)

How can I add an option (like 3.8 menu for example) on panel to turn on/off/settings bluetooh conection on Gnome 3.10?
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Problem with bluetooth turning on in 12.04(Kernel 3.2.0-34 generic) on Dell insprion 1520

I've Dell inspiron 1520 Laptop and have installed 12.04 Ubuntu in it, I'm trying to turn on the bluetooth device on the system, In the notification bar it shows, bluetooth is turned on and under ...
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Can't get kernel module `uinput` started

I'm trying to get my BD remote to work with my Ubuntu media server and XBMC. I've followed the directions here: http://forums.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=15200 I get everything installed, but uinput ...
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Why does the bluetooth indicator not show?

Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit $ psg blue simon 2852 2713 0 15:15 ? 00:00:00 bluetooth-applet root 4143 1 0 15:17 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/bluetoothd $ gsettings get com.canonical....
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HP 2000 Wireless don't work with Ubuntu 12.10

I just got the last version 12.10-64bits, to install in my new HP 2000, and everything went fine, including the EFI installation in the original Windows 8 platform (I've followed this tutorial https://...
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I can't turn on my bluetooth?

Ubuntu 12.04.01 - i can't turn on my bluetooth. I am on a dell vostro 1500 with wireless 355 bluetooth module (bluetooth 2.0 + EDR). When i turn the bluetooth on from the indicator and then click on ...
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Bluetooth Modem Not Working After Certain Time

I am using a Nokia N72 as modem via bluetooth with my Ubuntu 12.10 laptop. It gets connected without any trouble, but after sometime a network disconnection notification is shown and the connection ...
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Run an xinput command when a device is connected?

Due to a bug in the kernel driver for the Apple Magic Trackpad, two finger right click doesn't work by default. However, you can fix the issue by running the following: xinput set-prop $DEVICE_ID "...
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sending sms using empathy

I've got gnome-phone-manager installed on ubuntu 12.04, and noticed it adds an SMS account type to Empathy. The only setting required to set up is 'bdaddr' which I think is a blue tooth address. i ...
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Bluetooth - No device

I've got a Packard Bell Easynote ML65 with a integrated Bluetooth device. Well, after I installed Ubuntu 12.04 it says: "No Bluetooth-device found". lspci and lsusb don't show a device. Thank you ...
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Wifi problems when I use Bluetooth on my laptop

Whenever I use my Bluetooth on my laptop, which is almost always since I use a bluetooth mouse, my internet speed falls to 1MB/s in the internet panel and almost nothing loads. I'm using the iwlwifi ...
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Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 not detected

Ubuntu 11.10 cannot detect my Bluetooth Mouse at all (it doesn't appear at all using "Set up new device" after clicking on the Bluetooth icon at the top of the screen). Obviously the wireless switch ...
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Kbuntu + MS Arc Touch Mouse

I have read a few posts similar to my question however they all refer to previous versions of Ubuntu and none specific to the KDE spin (if important). I have tried several solutions but none worked (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does anyone have bluetooth working on Dell 7559 (intel 3165 ubuntu 16.04)

My bluetooth worked in 15.10 using one of the earlier kernels (4.3?) but I upgraded for better skylake support and my bluetooth no longer works. I can detect a device but it will not connect and play ...
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Bluetooth mouse not reconnecting after booting to Windows

I have a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort bluetooth mouse used on a dual boot system (Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7). When I connect and pair the mouse on one of the OSs, everything is fine and the mouse is ...
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bt-audio: Command not found

I've performed the update on Ubuntu 16.04 recently and everything works fine, but I discovered that the command bt-audio does not work anymore. More specifically, if I enter the command the terminal ...
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No internet connection using wifi

I just downloaded the latest edition of Ubuntu Mate and it look great but I cannot seem to get a stable internet connection via wifi. I have tried everything and now I hope someone can help me. At ...
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No Bluetooth Adapter Found in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using HP Pavilion G6 laptop. And I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and before that I was using Ubuntu 14.04. But I can't use my Bluetooth as there is no adapter present. Output of rfkill and ...
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How can we keep Ubuntu bluetooth connection “ON” all the time when paired with a Phone?

I paired Phone and VirtualBox(OS Ubuntu14.4) via Bluetooth successfully, but the Bluetooth connection is "OFF" all the time. How to change it to "ON"? Who have any idea on it? Thanks a lot~
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Bluetooth not working on a Lenovo ideapad 100-15iby (Wi-Fi unstable too)

I have made edits to this post and Wi-Fi works now, but I still have problems with Bluetooth, and is further explained below at "EDITS:" Original Question I've got everything working on this laptop ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth firmware failed to load

I was running Ubuntu 16.04 with no problems form the daily builds. After a dist-update my bluetooth firmware failed to load. What to do? $ uname -a; lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net; lsusb; dmesg | grep -i ...
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bq M10: keyboard problems with Firefox

On the bq Aquaris M10, with Ubuntu Touch OTA10.1, I frequently encounter problems with Firefox. In particular, keyboard input from a Bluetooth keyboard randomly doesn't work anymore until I close and ...
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Bluetooth keyboard wrong keymap

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and I bought this keyboard: Rii Mini i8+ Bluetooth https://www.amazon.de/dp/B01BDS1YZC/ref=cm_sw_r_other_awd_CHJfxbQC1A2B0 It's working perfectly on my android phone (5.1.1), but ...
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DBUS warning message appears on login - org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply

Following message appears on login : "Couldn't apply network settings. org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus). It may not be possible connect to ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 & Globalsat BT-338 Bluetooth GPS - org.bluez.Error.NotAvailable

I'm trying to get my bluetooth GPS connected to my Asus EEE PC 1201PN. I've used both the internal bluetooth module, as well as a USB bluetooth module with the same results. I also booted off a thumb ...
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Unable to send or receive files over bluetooth

I cannot use bluetooth service on my laptop to send or receive files. All I get is this. Besides, I cannot even switch off the bluetooth from the bar on the top. Here is the screenshot. This state ...
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How do I get my Bluetooth speaker to connect with my laptop?

When I try to connect my Bluetooth speaker to my new Asus TP500LB, Blueman-Applet gives the option to use a "random passkey" or not to connect, but no option to enter the passkey that my speaker gives ...
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Bluetooth: Can receive files, but no “Send Files” option

I'm unable to send files via Bluetooth since I can't find the "Send Files" option anywhere. See screenshots below: How do I resolve this?