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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Can't connect bluetooth headphones

I can't connect my bluetooth headphones, my laptop detects it but when I try pair it, it says "Authentication failed" or "time out". I'm running xUbuntu 14.04.4 LTS, and the headphones support ...
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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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Multiple disconnection with IOGear GBU521 BCM20702A0

Since I moved from Fedora to Ubuntu, I have some troubles with the bluetooth. I have random disconnection with my headsets. I have 2 different brands & model : - Bluedio T2+ (Turbine 2 plus) - JVC ...
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No bluetooth AC-3160 15.10

I installed ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop but now my bluetooth device is not found anymore. My laptop has a AC-3160 in it which is a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth chip. Does anyone know how this can be fixed? lspci | ...
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Motorola s305 problem with A2DP

When I connect my bluetooth headset Motorola s305 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS it very often is connected not with A2DP profile but as HSP/HFP with a low quality sound output. Every time I need to go to All ...
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Keys not working on Apple Magic Keyboard

I recently got a Japanese version of the Apple Magic Keyboard. It connects to Bluetooth as a keyboard and works pretty much flawlessly except that at least 2 keys don't seem to work. The ¥ | key, next ...
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How to change default audio output

I periodically switch between wanting all of my sound routed through a bluetooth speaker and a USB DAC. Whenever I switch, I can manually change the output location of each application I use ...
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Distorted sound through bluetooth speaker

I have a Sony XRS-X5 bluetooth speaker which is working perfectly with other devices, but if i connect it to my Laptop which is running Ubuntu 15.10 I get distorted sound.
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Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04

Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04. Found some don't work for both audio and data, e.g., the Avantree. Who uses an external USB tiny dongle on their laptop or ...
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Microsoft Designer Keyboard 15.10

I'm pretty novice with ubuntu. I'm trying to get a microsoft designer keyboard paired with 15.10 ubuntu. I got the mouse working. When it comes to the keyboard, it pairs. But doesn't seem to connect ...
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HP 15-af008ax Bluetooth Not Working

I have a HP 15-af008ax and everything works fine except the bluetooth.... I tried this command: dmesg | grep -i bluetooth and this is what it displays: [ 20.951480] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.20 [ ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.05 Apple Bluetooth “No Such Adapter”

I have a mid 2015 macbook pro. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.05 on it and am booting up with rEFInd. Oddly enough my bluetooth mouse / keyboard work but the mouse isn't allowing scrolling. Looking around ...
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Bluensnarf installation

I am trying to install Bluesnarf on my Ubuntu machine and i am encountering the following error when i run make command. root@suhas-VirtualBox:/opt/bluesnarfer# make make: No targets specified and no ...
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Bluetooth paired but not connected

I managed (once) to get a pairing and connection and actually saw the files in the phone IMAGES directory, but could not copy them. Then I lost the connection. The only repeatable sequence I have ...
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Need Help ~ Bluetooth Speakers and Bluetooth headsets are not connecting

I have installed Lubuntu 15.10(with latest update) in my ASUS x200MA laptop. When I tried to connect any Bluetooth Speakers and Bluetooth headsets then it is not connecting or pairing. I have done ...
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iPhone 6 as Bluetooth A2DP Source in 15.10

I've tried connecting my iPhone 6 as a bluetooth A2DP source (i.e. stream music from it) to my Ubuntu 15.10 laptop (a Dell Latitude E6440), but I can't get it to show up under "Choose a device for ...
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Bluetooth (BCM20702A1) doesn't find devices

I bought this card (BCM94352HMB) on ebay to replace another one. Installed with the bcmwl-kernel-source driver, and wifi seems to work. However, the bluetooth module is detected, but when scanning ...
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Change keyboard mapping ONLY for Bluetooth Keyboard

I have a Bluetooth "Camera Shutter" dongle. It emulates a Bluetooth keyboard. I've paired successfully, but I want to change how the buttons behave. Currently, they're mapped to 123 (Volume Up) and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - HP Pavilion 15-ac630TX poor wireless reception & bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I'm having a lot of trouble connecting to wireless networks but it only works when i'm very close to the wireless router. I checked the internet connection menu at the top of the screen on Ubuntu ...
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14.04 Bluetooth problem- Dell - inspiron

I recently switched from windows to ubuntu. My Bluetooth isn't working. It shows Bluetooth adapter not found. Before posting this question, I followed similar posts but did not get solution. ...
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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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Broadcom Bluetooth module does not work in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Dell XPS 13 9343 i7 [duplicate]

I am having trouble making Bluetooth working on my Dell XPS 13 9343, Kernel 3.19.0-50-generic. The output of lspci is 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI (rev 09) ...
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Activate bluetooth on ubuntu 15.10 using lenovo ideapad S300

after upgrading to 15.10 the bluetooth is not working. The icon is not available on the menu bar. Help would be appreciated! output of lsusb: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 + Intel 8260 Wifi = Wifi/Bluetooth issues

I have a clean Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 install and Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260. The first few days Wifi/Bluetooth worked just fine. Well, actually the Wifi was constantly disconnecting so I bought ...
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Headphones disable auto-hibernate

I want to prevent my Bose Soundlink 2 headphones from hibernating. The headphones will hibernate when I use them in the headset mode even if music is played or I use them in Skype. So it doesn't ...
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MS Designer Keybord pairing fails Blueman

I'm trying to pair my Designer Keyboard using Bluez 5.37. I get prompted to put in a passkey, which I enter and get "Congratulations, device successfully added". The keyboard doesn't actually pair, ...
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Dell Inspiron 14 3000 series bluetooth doesn't work

Please help me! I'm new and is difficult to me to know about it. I was trying somethings from my searched but it still don't work. It's on but can't search any devices and can't searched from any ...
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Broadcom 4352 [14E4:43B1] WiFi AC/Bluetooth with kernel 4.1?

I have a Broadcom 4352 [14E4:43B1] WiFi AC/Bluetooth 4.0 combo card. The wifi is working quite well most of the time (I installed bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu6_amd64), but the ...
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The sound from my bluetooth speaker seems to freeze intermitently when connected to my Lenova yoga 2 laptop.

I have purchased a new JBL charge 2+ Bluetooth speaker and have successfully connected it to my Lenova yoga 2 laptop. However the sound intermittently freezes and its very frustrating as I bought the ...
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Disable a single BT adapter

I have a laptop with 2 BT adapters, one internal (Broadcom BCM2045B; WIFI+BT adapter) and one external (CSR USB BT Dongle). I want to use only the latter because it supports Bluetooth 4.0, unlike the ...
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Autoconnect bluetooth headset

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10, using as far as I can tell the stock bluetooth app etc. I've got a a pair of bluetooth headphones that I've paired and that work when connected. It's just that if I turn the ...
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Cannot find bluetooth device, although there should be one

According to my laptop specifications, I do have a bluetooth device. However, I am unable to find it. I have tried the standard command line approach as given here or here. As requested, the output ...
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Bluetooth fails to recognize device Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to connect to my phone using Bluetooth in Windows. In case I want to connect my phone with Bluetooth in Ubuntu then I have to start Windows, ...
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Dell Bluetooth not working

I'm have trouble getting this bluetooth device to work on a dell Latitude D630 running 14.04.3 (Trusty). It appears in lsUSB dell@d630:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 ...
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Bluetooth handsfree device output is crystal clear, but input sends only static

I am running Ubuntu 15.10, and I have an iBuffalo bluetooth (Japanese site) "hands free" headset that I use for Skyping with. It's worked perfectly fine for about the last three or four months I've ...
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Bluetooth headset stuttering on Ubuntu 15.10

My headset works fine when it's first turned on, but if I stop listening to music for a few minutes, I guess the headset goes to sleep. When I start listening again, the audio stutters, and is on a ...
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Portable `bluetoothctl` settings/config?

I would like to set up my Bluetooth dongle and pair it with a keyboard and a mouse on one computer, then transport all three devices to one or multiple other computers and have them recognize, trust ...
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ubuntu 14LTS -Even after my bluetooth is detected and is ON, I seem to be unable to pair with any device

I tried to follow this(Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth Problem on Ubuntu 14.04) thread it helped me to bring my bluetooth icon but I am unable to pair up with any device. Laptop hp 15r series ##### release ...
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Bluetooth Atheros AR9462 13d3:3395 cannot detect other devices

I would like to request assistance getting bluetooth working on two computers. Although I have used Ubuntu for several years now, I have never before submitted a bug report or asked a question on this ...
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Bluetooth [0cf3:3004] turns off immediately

As soon as I enable bluetooth from the gnome settings, it turns back off. [ 4241.696392] perf samples too long (2518 > 2500), lowering kernel.perf_event_max_sample_rate to 50000 [ 4306.801973] usb ...
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When Bluetooth is enabled youtube/spotify/soundcloud stops working

Since last week I had a really strange issue. Please note that before everything worked fine. When I connect/enable my Bluetooth headphones everything HTML5 enabled like Spotify Soundcloud Youtube ...
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Headset bluetooth scanned as unknown on Ubuntu 14.04

I got bluetooth headset some days ago and since then I've tried to pair it with my notebook that contains Ubuntu 14.04 installed on it, but it hasn't worked so far. In order to pair it I tried blueman ...
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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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bluetooth headset problem (Ausdom m04 with bluetooth 4.0)

I have a bluetooth headset (Ausdom m04). At first, I couldn't set up the device as the laptop couldn't find the device. Then, after a couple of hours, I managed to connect it but there was no sound. ...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard won't connect in 15.10

I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard and Trackpad (2 AA battery version of both, not the latest models that charge via a lightning cable), running Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit on an Intel NUC6i5SYK, kernel ...
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bluetooth devices not showing in ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dual boot. And in my ubuntu OS I got Bluetooth installed in it. I wanted to connect my bluetooth device, like my phone, my bluetooth headphones etc. But it does not ...
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Cannot scan for bluetooth devices at all and computer cannot be found

The UI seems to be working as expected, but no devices are found. When switching the device to discoverable, it cannot be found. When I switch the bluetooth device off, I cannot later restart it. It ...
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Mac Bluetooth Wireless keyboard and keypad

I am not very fond of Mac-devices except for the bluetooth keyboard. In Ubuntu 15.04 it was working great! Until I installed the 15.10... Before I upgraded Ubuntu it was possible for me to use the ...
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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. ...