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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't swith my bluetooth headset to A2DP by default

Every time I try to connect my bluetooth headset (SHB7150) the sound option is switched to HSP by default. If i try to change to A2DP, the sound config window switch and I cannot play any type of ...
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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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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?
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Can't get usb bluetooth adapter to work

I've been trying to use an usb bluetooth adapter, but all the instructions I found on the internet have not worked. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 A brief description of the problem: - lsusb does not list ...
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Getting all LEDs in /sys/class/leds

I want to be able to control the two dual (orange/white) LEDs on my HP Probook 4540s laptop. However, I don't see them in the list: /sys/class/leds/hp::hddprotect /sys/class/leds/input3::capslock ...
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Ubuntu Mate, Bluetooth “Failed to connect device”

I am running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on a Raspberry Pi 2 and I'm having a problem connecting my Ipazzport bluetooth keyboard. Ubuntu detects it but when I run setup I get "Failed to connect device" Any ...
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GPS location on BQ Aquaris E5

I have a new Aquaris E5 HD, but it seems that GPS is not working. As far as I could find out, this issue is known for the E4.5, see GPS unvailable on aquaris E45. I there any progress with that ...
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Bluez 5.28 - 5.37 “Not enough free handles to register service” issue with GATT (gatt_example plugin) services

I have tried to run gatt_example plugin from Bluez package in Ubuntu environment (14.04 LTS and 15.10). For that I have rebuild from source 5.37 (Ubuntu 14.04) and 5.35 (Ubuntu 15.10) with: $ ...
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Microsoft designer mouse, pairs but does not move?

Just bought a bluetooth mouse called "Microsoft designer mouse". It pairs successfully according to Ubuntu 15.10, but there is no reaction when I move or click. Any advice? Output of ~ $ dpkg -l | ...
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Connecting a Bluetooth 4.0 LE mouse (Microsoft mobile mouse 3600)

I'm trying to connect a Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Mouse 3600 in Ubuntu 15.10. I first tried connecting through unity-control-center. This would discover the device, but fail to connect every time. ...
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How to change device class of a bluetooth headset?

I have a bluetooth headset which is detected as keyboard. How to change it's device class in Ubuntu?
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Can't turn on bluetooth once it is turned off

I'm using ubuntu 15.10, kernel version 4.2.0-25. My laptop is Dell Inspiron 14-3452 The problem is that I can't turn bluetooth back on once I disable it. The only way to turn enable it is to reboot. ...
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Messed up bluetooth configuration, cannot see or connect to bluetooth devices

After a glitch, I tried reinstalling my bluetooth packages (Like attempting to uninstall bluetooth in device manager in Windows) and hcitool scan brings up the error: Device is not available: No such ...
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How to use Computer as a HeadSet using a bluetooth dongle paired with Android phone

My goal is simple. Whenever someone makes a called on my phone I want to be able to use my computer as a headset. This way I could use my Mic to talk back at the person on the other end, and my ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work

I've recently installed it on my pc and bluetooth doesn't work at all . I have hp pavilion laptop. I've tried to turn it on from system sitting but it's disabled.I tried to take a screenshot to post ...
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Bluetooth Headset Connected But Does Not Work / “module-bluetooth-discover” fails

I have a bluetooth headset that connects, but does not work. It shows up in devices and in Sound Settings. However, it cannot be selected in Sound Settings. It is also shown as connected in Bluetooth ...
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Install bluetooth or bluez-utils packages fails using bluez-5.37 (or bluez-4.101)

I have compiled bluez 5.37 from sources, and installed it. I would like to install the package bluez-utils, which depends on bluez. sudo apt-get install bluez-utils Reading package lists... Done ...
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Bluetooth unable to reconnect to paired phone (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have an Asus laptop with no built-in Bluetooth, so I bought a Bluetooth dongle which works perfectly: I'm perfectly able to connect to my phone and play music from my phone through my laptop ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found ubuntu 14.04

Hi I have an HP Pavillion 14 Notebook with ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dualboot. My wifi works great but ubuntu does not find any bluetooth adapters. Bluetooth works fine in windows. I have tried the ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad 100 - Issue with Bluetooth (Bus 002 Device 002: ID 258a:1005 )

I'm trying to find out why bluetooth search doesn't work. I've followed this tutorial steps here but dmesg did not give me a message such as "can't load firmware, may not work correctly" Note: wifi ...
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Can't hear over Bluetooth headset

On my ubuntu phone when connected to Bluetooth headset or "hands free" in the car at the time of the call I can't hear the caller and he cannot hear me (The device successfully mated). I tried to ...
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it is possible to connect apple bluetooth keyboard with ubuntu

I am had ubuntu 15.04 and I am using apple wired keyboard, but I want to change it with apple Bluetooth keyboard, it is possible to connect it? if so, which Bluetooth adapter do you suggest for this ...