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 do you make Ubuntu Server accept files sent over bluetooth?

How do you configure Ubuntu Server to automatically receive files over Bluetooth and save them with no user interaction? This question is almost identical to this question from 2 years ago, but ...
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Cannot get Bluez 5.13 working on Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to get Bluez 5.13 working with Ubuntu 13.10. I've successfully compiled from source, but when I try to run the included python tests (like simple-agent), I always get the error below. Any ...
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wireless networking disabled by hardware switch. unblock only wifi?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. when I do sudo rkill list all, I get : 0 phy0 : wireless LAN (soft and hard blocked : no) 1 brcmwl-0 : wireless LAN (soft and hard blocked : no) 2 dell-wifi : wireless LAN( ...
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Bluetooth not working on ubuntu 13.10 in Dell Inspiron 15 3521

username@xterm:~$ dmesg | grep Bluetooth [ 18.281343] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.16 [ 18.281368] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 18.281377] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer ...
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Wireless joypad to be used with Steam

I would like to use a sturdy PS3 like joypad with Ubuntu 12.04 and Steam. Many games in Steam require an xbox-like pad, so xboxdrv might come into rescue. Currently I can easily plug in my PS3 pad ...
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How can I install PS3 joypad in wireless - bluetooth- mode (Steam compatible)?

I can connect and use my PS3 pad with the USB wire without issues, and then using xboxdrv I'm able to fully use it as an xbox pad under Steam. Only issue is that I'd like to use it as a wireless ...
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Skype audio problem with 12.04

Logitech H800 wireless/bluetooth headset works ok with all apps except Skype! In Options/Audio there is no specific H800 bluetooth driver listed. The Logitech drivers that are listed do not work. ...
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Bluetooth is not working

I'm using HP Pavillion g4-2212tu series laptop. Since I was upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 my bluetooth is not working. In 12.10 Bluetooth was working but Wifi was not. When I upgraded to ...
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ASUS BT400 Bluetooth adapter

All, my new Asus BT400 bluetooth adapter arrived. I suppose I should have checked HCL for this, but I thought I would give it a bash. I am unable to see the BlueTooth Adapter in BlueTooth Manager. Any ...
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Bluetooth network access turns off immediately after turning it on

My computer (Ubuntu 13.10) is connected to the internet via Bluetooth via my phone (Nexus 4). This worked perfectly fine, however now it stopped working. In the network settings Bluetooth is turned ...
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ASUS Z87 Pro Bluetooth not finding other devices with 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a machine with ASUS Z87 Pro motherboard, which ships with it's "Wi-Fi GO!" wireless networking built in, which is based on a Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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Unable to configure wireless/bluetooth on laptop

I have an HP Compaq nx7400 laptop that has previously been running Windows 7. Since I have an additional PC with Windows 7 that serves as my main tool, I have decided to try the latest Ubuntu 13.10 on ...
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How to deal with sleeping of Magic Trackpad?

I paired Apple Magic Trackpad with my Precise, using hidd. And it works. But when I did not use it for long, like an hour, the connection was broken. hidd --show could not list the device. I have to ...
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Making the xinput --set-button-map changes permanent

I have a new mouse which runs on bluetooth, but I had to setup the middle mouse button manually using xinput --set-button-map. This isn't persistent after reboot, so I wrote a small python script to ...
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Wifi works on live cd but not when I boot from hd

I have been installing different variants of Ubuntu over the last couple of days. I have installed linux mint, lubuntu, kubuntu, xubuntu, ES luma. The following behavior is present in all of them. ...
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Is there an application that can unlock my computer via Bluetooth?

I have a Mac and I use an application called TokenLock that uses my iPod's Bluetooth signal to lock/unlock my computer when I get near/too far from it. Is there something like that for Ubuntu?
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Bluetooth in Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a new laptop just a few moments ago. I installed it via DVD RW on which I have copied an iso image downloaded from official Ubuntu site. With this DVD I have already ...
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Cannot connect Logitech 810 keboard on 13.10

I have a Logitech 810 bluetooth key board that I was able to pair when I was running Ubuntu 12.04LTS. After the upgrade to 13.10 it no longer works and the old recipes to get the keyboard connected ...
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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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Driver Bluetooth Asus X45a

Does someone know how to operate bluetooth on an ASUS notebook X45a? Buenas alguien sabe como hacer funcionar el bluetooth de una notebook asus X45a? Muchas gracias
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The Wifi switch turn Bluetooth instead - HP Probook 6470b

I am currently enjoying my Ubuntu 13.10 on my HP Probook 6470b but I cannot get the wifi to work (While it works perfectly fine on Windows in dual boot) Note 1: in the network icon in statusBar, only ...
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Bluetooth Device is not detected in HP 15e021TX Notebook PC with Ubuntu 12.04.3(x64)

I recently bought a HP 15e021TX Notebook PC. I want to use Ubuntu with it. I've downloaded 12.4.3 .ISO and running it using live USB. But the problem is that Bluetooth is not detected while Wi-Fi is ...
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Turning off Bluetooth also turns off Wi-Fi on HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 on a dual boot HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea. If I disable Bluetooth then Wi-Fi is also disabled. I have looked at these similar reported issues: ...
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Sound from bluetooth speaker seems to freeze often and is out of sync with the video

Computer Model: Dell Inspiron N5050 (laptop). Version of Ubuntu: Have checked in Ubuntu 13.10 and 13.04 Model of Bluetooth speaker: Bose Soundlink mini bluetooth speaker Description of issue: Issue ...
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No audio devices after connecting bluetooth speaker

When I connect my bluetooth speaker to my pc sometimes the connection goes wrong. I hear the beeb on my speaker telling me it's connected but when i try to play audio nothing happens. When I look in ...
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I would like to make my new HP Envy 700-230qe Desktop a dual boot platform

I am currently running Windows 8.1 -- 12GB memory -- 2TB Sata hard drive -- RJ-45 Ethernet connection -- and a Premium Wireless-N LAN card & Bluetooth Does anyone have any information as to how I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 bluetooth mouse shows as keyboard

Any idea why my bluetooth mouse shows up as keyboard on the power settings for Ubuntu 12.04 ?
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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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BT_GET_CAPABILITIES warning slowing down audio apps

I'm using a bluetooth audio receiver to stream music from my PC to an old stereo. Everything works fine, except that everytime an app needs to use audio, and starts initializing ALSA, it gets lots of ...
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Bluetooth device not found after installing Logitech K810 in Ubuntu 13.10

I am currently trying to install the Logitech K810 Keyboard in Ubuntu 13.10 as described in various places online, for example here. I had an old installation that did not work (could not connect ...
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Bluetooth Detection

I need some help. I have DELL Inspiron 3521 Laptop, and Ubuntu 12.04 Operating system. It is working good but only there is a problem in bluetooth. When searching, does not detect any device. Please, ...
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BLUETOOTH ISSUE UBUNTU 12.04, Lenovo Z580

I'm a new Ubuntu user. After 5 months witch Ubuntu I cant imagine to turn back to Windows. However i have just one issue with this system: My bluetooth is not working. My computer is a Lenovo Z580, ...
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Bluetooth Adaptop Not found on dell inspiron 15 3521

No Bluetooth adaptor found in dell inspiron 15 3521 after booting ubuntu 13.10. It has Ubuntu 12.04 LTS bluetooth worked fine. But now wifi works but Bluetooth does not work. I install bluetooth ...
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How can I save my bluetooth headset volume settings?

I'm running ubuntu 13.10, but I first saw this on 13.04. Whenever my headset connects to my computer, the audio gets set for "Telephony Duplex" instead of "High Fidelity Playback". Additionally, the ...
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My Dell inspiron 1464 bluetooth adapters does not work in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My Dell inspiron 1464 bluetooth adapters does not work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS How to fix this? Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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What is causing my Intel 7260 bluetooth device to disconnect when I unblock it with rfkill?

SOLUTION: The problem appears to be that the Bluetooth module does not work well with xHCI in Linux. There is a BIOS setting labeled "XHCI PRE-BOOT MODE", which must be set to "Disabled". If it is ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Broadcom 43142 not finding bluetooth devices

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. The laptop is Ubuntu-certified for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, so I wasn't expecting any problems. First I tried to get the Broadcom 43142 wifi/bluetooth module working on Ubuntu ...
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Can't find Bluetooth file

This may sound dumb, but i have searched everywhere for /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf . I cannot find it. I have tried searching and doing everything of the manner, but I cannot find it. Please help.
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Rhythmbox won't play through Bluetooth stereo adapter

I'm running 13.04 on a Dell M5030 laptop and a Bluetooth dongle. The stereo has a Aluratek Bluetooth adapter. My Iphone works on this set up and the laptop has no issues with the BT that I can see. ...
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How can I hide the bluetooth icon in GNOME Shell 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 13.10)?

Both the extensions are outdated and the extension Icon Hider which hides multiple icons forces all icons to appear before allowing you to hide (thus conflicting with other extensions that show/hide ...
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LXDE bluetooth gone. How do I get it back?

Suddenly I can't find the bluetooth icon on the LXDE system tray. I might have disabled it by mistake. How do I get it back? I tried to open "run" from the menu and typing bluetooth-agent but nothing ...
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Ubuntu disabling bluetooth in windows 7

I got my new laptop, and since I'm a bit "Bu-curious", I installed Ubuntu using Wubi, alongside my windows 7 copy (on an Fujitsu UH572(Intel) laptop). I use bluetooth to connect to my speakers, and it ...
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Bluetooth keyboard prints wrong symbols, and doesn't recognize -, p, [, 0 (thinkpad compact bluetooth keyboard)

I connect (using console approach, gui doesn't work) "ThinkPad Compact Bluetooth Keyboard" (US layout) to thinkpad t420. Trackpoint on this external keyboard and most of the buttons work well, ...
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Bluetooth headset never gives me sound options

I have Buffalo headset with microphone that I know works fine becaue I routinely use it on a Windows 7 computer. It connects to my Ubuntu 13.10 computer fine: But when I open sound preferences, ...
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Bluetooth timed out

I am using a desktop and having bluetooth dongle in a working condition. Now the problem is I am having multiple problems at different combination which I had tried. I have been through whole site ...
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Bluetooth connection with s3?

I bought a rocketfish micro bluetooth adapter (2.1 connectivity). I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My phone runs Android version 4.1.2, and the model is Samsung-SGH-I747, Kernel version 3.0.31-1300972. I ...
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Bluetooth problems on 13.04 (dont see bt-devices)

running Zorin 7 on Ubuntu 13.04 and cant get my BT to work ... it seems that the actual BT device is recognized, but I cant get it to see (or be seen by) other devices I downloaded Blueman bt manager ...
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Problem bluetooth with Logitech t651 on ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem pairing a touchpad Logitech t651 by bluetooth, i've tested it in android nexus 7 tablet and windows and the touchpad works. My first problem was that ubuntu 12.04 crashes when i use ...
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Bluez 5 in Ubuntu isn't working

I've installed the Bluez 5 package from source. When I run the interactive command from terminal: bluetoothctl, the interactive mode starts, and the prompt changes to Bluetooth. When I click on ...
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Broadcom Hybrid Chipset Wifi Works Bluetooth Does Not

I have a HP Envy Touchsmart 15 and it has a hybrid Broadcom chipset that's both Wifi and Bluetooth. Wifi works excellently however the Bluetooth doesn't work. Ubuntu recognizes that the computer does ...