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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What's new in the next phone update?

Last week, there was an OTA software update for Ubuntu phone (https://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/04/16/phone-updates-april/). Now I have just read ...
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Ubuntu on Nexus 10 for Surface 3-like experience?

I know there is a "Ubuntu on Nexus" option out there, but what I want to know is can I have a "Surface 3 Pro" experience, i.e., touch as well as (bluetooth) mouse and keyboard with "regular" Ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth controller connects/disconnects spamming system logs

I'm running one of the new Broadwell NUCs under 15.04. Bluetooth has been "fine" for the last few weeks (didn't use it beyong testing it with a BT mouse). Yesterday I started seeing continuous spam ...
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Unstable bluetooth connection between BQ ubuntu phone and car kit

I am unable to get a stable connection between my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition phone and my car kit. The phone is recognisedby the car as a device, it is paired and synchronised, but the bluetooth ...
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ralink bluetooth now works but will not pair

Following these questions: Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth Problem on Ubuntu 14.04 RT3290 Bluetooth not pairing in Ubuntu 14.04 has lead to a Bluetooth driver that works, except it will not pair. It will ...
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How to interpret 'hcitool afh' (AFH map)

Sometimes, I have problems when I use Wlan and Bluetooth concurrently. I wanted to check if they use the same frequencies and found out that I can check the current AFH-map with hcitool afh. The ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Bluetooth Arc touch mouse

I'm having a little problem using my Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. I'm able to see the mouse in the Bluetooth manager but unfortunately not to pair it and when I'm taking a look into the syslog I find ...
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Bluetooth driver not found

May you give a link to activate bluetooth in ubuntu 14.04? I have tried a few google search but failed. Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu 14.10 Intel Wireless 7260 - Bluetooth not working

I just installed the new wireless card, connected via Ethernet and Ubuntu recognized the new card, it recognized the card and installed the software and the WiFi on 2.4 and 5GHz started working ...
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RealTek RTL8821AE under Kubuntu

I've just bought a Gigabyte Brix pro to make a small portable NAS. I've installed Kubuntu 14.10 on it. Unfortunately I've got some trouble with WiFi. Its on RealTek RTL8821AE chip. When I look at the ...
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14.04 bluetooth headset won't save a2dp setting

Since updating to ubuntu 14.04, every time my bluetooth device goes idle or I turn it off then back on, it defaults to the Telephony setting and I cannot get it to default to a2dp. I have searched ...
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How can I route certain traffic to a different access point ONLY when I'm connected to a certain network?

I know this is pretty specific, but before I do anything, I want to make sure that what I want to do doesn't brick my system if all requirements aren't met. I have a laptop. I take it to school with ...
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Dell Latitude D520 Bluetooth won't stay “visible”

I've recently purchased a used Dell Latitude D520 and installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS (I believe it would have upgraded to 14.04.1 after installation). As far as I've been able to test, everything is ...
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What features does BlueZ support?

I'm new to bluetooth programming and can't seem to figure out the exact features that are supported by BlueZ. Is there a way to get these working on Ubuntu: audio streaming over bluetooth, AVRCP ...
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MSI GS 60 Fn+F2 (screen mode) and Fn-F10 (airplane mode) not working

I'm under ubuntu 14.10 with a MSI GS60 2PE. All my Fn functions are working except 2 : - Fn+F2 : which allow screen mode change - Fn+F10 : which allow airplane mode (disabling of wifi and bluetooth) ...
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Connecting by default to Logitech K810 Bluetooth Keyboard

I bought a Logitech K810 Bluetooth Keyboard -- and after using these steps to pair with Ubuntu 14.04 -- I want it to connect by default. On startup the keyboard is not connected, and after logging ...
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Bluetooth Socket Program: connect: Host is down

I am trying to test rfcomm_server.c and rfcomm_client.c (from the link https://github.com/balle/bluetooth-snippets) on my new Bluetooth dongle. When I run rfcomm_client, it exits on connect giving ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Dual Shock 4 Controller Setup?

How do I get the touchpad of Sony's Dual Shock 4 Controller working? Also how can I get this thing to work in Source Engine games? The buttons work but the Joysticks do not!
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Bluetooth Symbol in Ubuntu 14.10

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad. Without further configuration bluetooth gets enabled every I boot up the machine. I can disable it using echo disable > /proc/acpi/ibm/bluetooth ...
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hcitool scan does not discover any devices

My bluetooth adapter seems to work fine, I am able to discover my computer using my smarthpone, except I am not able to discover any device with my computer. hcitool scan gives not result except ...
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Bluetooth connection TTY problem

I have special BT device. I was not able connect it by ubuntu bluetooth standard tool. BT device has type unknown. I installed Blueman GUI manager. Durin setup I was asked for type device Serial or ...
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How to fix Bluetooth DUN Phone Details Not detected?

I tried to connect Nokia 5233 to Ubuntu 14.04. I have Blueman installed and everything worked fine including file transfer. But when I try to connect DUN - over Bluetooth - I get an error message: ...
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Lenovo G510 Bluetooth and Usb doesn't work properly

I installed Ubuntu 14.0.1 on My laptop Lenovo G510. Processor 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz Memory 8091MB (797MB used) Operating System Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Kernel Linux ...
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Bluetooth does not work - “can't load firmware” - Vaio - Ubuntu 14.04

Everything goes well with my new Vaio laptop except the bluetooth. It is recognized in some way but it does not work. I have already looked in askubuntu for similar cases but I don't find a solution ...
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can't transfer file to my mobile from laptop using bluetooth

hi m new here n to ubuntu also n i have a query that is about bluetooth i can't transfer mp3 file to my mobile n m using ubuntu 14.10.The screen reads "GDBus.Error.org.openobex.Error.failed:unable to ...
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Bluetooth problem - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Asus laptop

I'm trying to find the driver for Bluetooth device for my Asus K450JF laptop. I searched it in their support website, unfortunately there's no support for Ubuntu OS. Is there any alternative way for ...
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Bluetooth issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use the built-in bluetooth on my Lenovo X140e but even though I'm able to turn it on, it never locates any devices I try to pair with it. I've tried with a Dualshock controller and my ...
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Bluetooth receiver not listed in list-sinks even though paired

My Bluetooth receiver says its paired and connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 Chromebook but does not get listed as an out device in pulseaudio volume control. When I try: pacmd list-sinks My Bluetooth ...
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Incorrect Magic Mouse battery status

I'm running 14.04 LTS on a MacBookPro1,1. I'm running blueman 1.23-git201403102151-1ubuntu1, and though my Magic Mouse is working fine, my system seems to think that its battery level is 0%. How can I ...
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PulseAudio + HFP profile in Ubuntu

Objective is to attend the call via BT paired devices using HFP Steps done: a. The softwares used are -pulseaudio-4.99.2 -Bluez-5.14 -ofono-1.14 b. The above mentioned application were started ...
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New Ubuntu 14.04 on thinkpad e145 bluetooth not working

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a brand new Thinkpad E145 and am trying to use a bluetooth wireless mouse. I cannot pair it because Ubuntu cannot discover it. I have tried most of the solutions that ...
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Toshiba resume automatically after suspending in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Toshiba L845 and i when i suspend ubuntu it wake up 2 seconds later. Here you are some info. cat /proc/cmdline BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-29-generic.efi.signed ...
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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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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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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 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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Intel AC 7260 Bluetooth Immediately Disconnects in Ubuntu 13.10

I have been struggling with my Intel AC 7260 Dual Band for almost five months and really given up in periods. The wireless part of it usually works fine, but the Bluetooth adapter has nearly killed ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 and Microsoft Wireless Notebook presenter 8000

I've tried pairing my mouse Microsoft Wireless Notebook presenter 8000 on my HP pavilion dv9000 laptop but I just can't hit "pair" button! (it is actually a "continue" button) I've tried this ...
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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition + Ubuntu 12.04 + Bluetooth Headphones = Choppy Sound

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, the second version (one with full hd graphics) ,running "stock" Ubuntu 12.04 (the one that came installed on the machine). When I connect bluetooth headphones ...
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Bluetooth headset not recognized in Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Samsung BHS3000IBECINU Bluetooth Headset with Ubuntu 13.10. But it's not being recognized as an audio device. Installing pavucontrol didn't work. How can I get my headset working?
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How to share Keyboard and Mouse Via Bluetooth? (Like in windows Control)

The GoalAfter pairing A Host Windows machine to a... 1. -Another windows machine 2. -Android machine: Phone/tablet/etc... I can use my Hosts Keyboard and mouse to control it. I cannot do this in ...
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Trouble getting my bluetooth headset as audio output Ubuntu 13.10

I just bought a bluetooth headset. Achieve pair and connect to the computer with blueman. The problem gives me the time to change the sound settings, first I do not get the headphones to select as an ...
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bluetooth adaptor functions only on either of the operating system

bluetooth adapter functions only on either of the operating system not on both with multi-booting of ubuntu13.10 and windows 7 and interestingly wifi is working well on both os my machine is toshiba ...
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bluetooth issue after 13.10

After upgrading Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 I can not enable Bluetooth... Syslog attached: Nov 20 16:51:12 whoopsie[1743]: last message repeated 3 times Nov 20 16:51:12 ahmetylnx-hp kernel: [ ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in HP Pavillion 15 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion with dual boot alongside with Windows 8. Bluetooth is not working in Ubuntu. No bluetooth icon in taskbar, at desktop by clicking an icon of bluetooth in ...
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RT3290 Bluetooth Not Working

I have an HP Envy H8-1437c system and my bluetooth is not working. I am running Ubuntu 13.04 with kubuntu-desktop installed. This is a UEFI system, but legacy boot is turned on. I have a Ralink ...
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JBL Charge re-connection problem bluetooth

I have recently bought a JBL Charge bluetooth/portable speaker. Now I am very very happy with this device, it is awesome, I do have a problem with it too. At first pairing all goes well, I go through ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 no bluetooth adapter found

After running smoothly since last distro upgrade I suddenly lost my ability to connect to my bluetooth hub (Logitech). After I remotly tried to shutdown the computer which failed i got back home ...