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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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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Apple Magic mouse frequently disconnects and reconnects

I have an Apple Magic Mouse that I am using on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have successfully paired the device and it works for short periods of time. The mouse appears to ...
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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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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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Buetooth not working on 14.04, not shown in lspci or lsusb

I have a problem with bluetooth on a lenovo G50-70 running 14.04 with kernel 3.16 Can turn bluetooth on and off from the system tray, but it doesn't seem to activate the actual device. I've ...
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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 ...
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System crash while disconnecting mobile internet from laptop via bluetooth

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. While I was disconnecting my laptop of the mobile internet via turning the bluetooth off, my system was just crashed. The terminal behind the GUI (virtual terminal) was seen ...
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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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“no Adapters found” for Bluetooth in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but the Blueetooth assistant is showing: no adapters found on clicking any functionality such as "set up new device". I have unblocked Bluetooth using rkfill command. ...
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How do I turn on my bluetooth for my msi-1754 laptop?

The fn key doesn't work, and the s bar doesn't show bluetooth. I looked in the devices, and there isn't anything for Bluetooth. But supposedly there is supposed to be Bluetooth.
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Bluetooth,Nvidia graphics card and Wireless connection not working in ASUS x53s

10 on ASUS X53SC. The Bluetooth and wireless are working on win 7 but not in Ubuntu. i am having NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 520MX, and BLUETOOTH 3.0. Please help me... while typing lspci.. 00:00.0 Host ...
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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 ...
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I am using a bluetooth left-handed mouse in 12.04 LTS 64bit. How to make it permanently left-handed?

I need to set buttons manually with xinput set-button-map id 3 2 1 ... The mouse is Eclipse Touch Mouse. Connection was established using standard Ubuntu bluetooth feature without passcode. The ...
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PS4 Controller won't stay connected

I'm trying to connect my DualShock 4 Controller to my Ubuntu-box. As I'm running 15.04 I have been lead to believe that this should be possible "natively". When my controller is in pairing mode my PC ...
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no bluetooth adapters found after upgradation to 14.04

I was using zorin os 5 on my compaq presario 510 and at that time my inbuilt bluetooth was working perfectly but after I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 it says no bluetooth adapters found. Installing again ...
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Why can't I enable Bluetooth on ASUS X550LA with Ubuntu 15.04?

I have no clue why I can't seem to get Bluetooth running through settings... I am dual-booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu but it won't turn on and it states that it isn't on. and also when I run this: ...
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How to use jambox with ubuntu

I can connect with jambox via bluetooth to my Windows 8.1 compuer and my SAmsung Galaxy S4 phone. When I try it with ubuntu then it connects but still plays the sound through the builtin speakers and ...