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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Xubuntu 14.04 bluetooth headphones problem

This morning I installed Xubuntu 14.04 with Xfce 4.12 and everything works fine but my bluetooth headphones system. Before I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked correctly. Reading on the web, I ...
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Car hands free not connecting with Ubuntu Phone bluetooth

I have just received my Ubuntu phone and I'm a little disappointed to see that it is not being recognised my the car's hands free system (Mazda3 2014 model). I never had any issues connecting my ...
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bluetooth is not working on 14.04 with BCM43142

I own a Acer Aspire E5-551G. Wi-fi works fine, but Bluetooth is not working?. I already tried several methods to solve this problem, but nothing has worked for me. Here are some outputs which were ...
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Bluetooth is being locked by Windows 8

My Bluetooth was working fine, but after switching to Windows 8 and switching back to Ubuntu again it doesn't seem to work anymore. What can I do to fix this problem?
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Bluetooth on Lenovo Ideapad S20-30

Today I installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo S20-30 and most things work but I can't use bluetooth. In the system preferences I can change the bluetooth switch to "on" but when I come back to the pane it is ...
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Bluetooth but paired but not connected

My PC is running Ubuntu 14.04. I can send files from my PC to my phone. But not the other way. In the bluetooth settings window there is a connection switch is in the off position. Is this the ...
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HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse not working on Kubuntu 14.10

Just got a HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse and I'm not able to make it work with my system. I'm able to pair the device but it appears as "Type : Unknown" and obviously it doesn't work at all. I tried to ...
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problem with bluetooth headphone

is there any kind of auto-suspend in ubuntu for bluetooth devices ?Because my bluetooth headphones gets disconnected if kept unused for sometime, i have to reconnect it (it should remain connected ...
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Making a Bluetooth dongle accessible

I'd like to start this post off by stating I am a major newb to Ubuntu, and have little to no idea what I am doing. As a little background to what it is I'm trying to accomplish: I bought a few ...
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error during Boot process ! blinking cursor on black screen and some symbols thereafter sometimes

Couple of months ago, i shifted my work to Linux from Windows and faced many small problems here and there which are supposed to be ok. Mine is Inspiron-5520,running on dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Bluetooth not working (Ubuntu 14.10, Acer E5-571, Atheros) - SOLVED

After following through several other Articles about seemingly the same problem I failed repeatedly to pair Bluetooth devices with my Laptop Acer E5-571. The GUI shows Bluetooth tools, but searching ...
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what is /var/lib/bluetooth/00:1A:7D:DA:71:13/manufacturers?

i see in file /var/lib/bluetooth/00:1A:7D:DA:71:13/manufacturers and in this like this : 6C:0E:0D:3A:1F:90 48 3 239 00:17:EB:5D:1B:86 13 6 11064 10:42:21:B0:D0:82 0 4 4688 44:A4:2D:77:72:00 70 3 0 ...
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Auto Ethernet not seen in Network notifier in Ubuntu 14.10

Even with the network cable connected (HP2000 laptop), I do not seem to be network connected. At the same time, the Wi-Fi is working -though sluggishly. Till a couple of days back, it was the other ...
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Bluetooth not working on Asus X555LN (14.10)

I need help with my notebook Asus X555LN, the bluetooth adapter doesn't seem to exist to Ubuntu. On Windows it works fine, but on Ubuntu 14.10 it doesn't. I've istalled blueman and still my bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth can not find devices in ubuntu 14.04 in sony vaio SVF15413SNB

Bluetooth does not function , I have tried my things ,I have installed bluetooth manager ,but it did not work please help me
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How to get bluetooth serial port tx/rx buffers status?

The problem comes from that I have to send data via bluetooth serial port from a tiny robot to my laptop at baudrate 115200, robot sends 32-bytes packet every 10ms (100 times per second). Transmission ...
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Bluetooth working but won't detect any devices

Bluetooth appears to be up and running but when I scan for devices it sits at "searching for devices" indefinitely without finding anything. Strangely I can pair with my phone when I initiate the ...
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Is there a safe way to unplug Bluetooth adapter in Ubuntu?

I have wondered about that a lot, is it safe to just unplug the Bluetooth Adapter just like because in Windows we use to have The Safety Remove option and for USB drives or SD card I can unmounted ...
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How can a specify specific bluetooth adapter?

How can I get the bluetooth UI to use a specific bluetooth adapter when more than one is available? My laptop's built-in bluetooth adapter has glitches. So I bought a USB bluetooth adapter. I'm able ...
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Can I connect my Ubuntu Desktop to Google Cardboard?

This might be a strange question, but I am wondering if I could use Google Cardboard to replace my monitor. For this I'd like to connect an Ubuntu-Desktop with an Android Smartphone through Bluetooth ...
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My bluetooth is disabled in Ubuntu 14.10

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.10 and found both wifi and bluetooth is not working. I could able to regain my wifi and bluetooth is still disabled. Please need some help. I have seen a lot of ...
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Not able to search for bluetooth devices in Thinkpad

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my thinkpad e440. Neither any of my other android devices able to detect my laptop nor my laptop is able to detect them, with visibility set ON. lspci -nnk | grep ...
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Connect to DUN using bluetooth in 14.04

Whenever i try to access DUN using Bluetooth GUI i always get Connection Timeout, that didn't happened before when i was using 12.04. Can anyone tell, is there any specific bluetooth issue in 14.04.? ...
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Communication between two PC via bluetooth

My problem is, that I try to get a connection between two PC with ubuntu. I'm programing in C/C++ and use the tuturial from Cubieboard. First step i did was the command: apt-get install bluez ...
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AVRCP with Bluez - how to control audio on a phone from Ubuntu

I finally managed to get music from my phone to play on Ubuntu using BlueZ. I'm now looking for a way to control the playback - play/pause/next/prev/get song name/etc from the Ubuntu machine. This ...
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Bluetooth Issue: Lenovo Z50-70 and Ubuntu 14.04

I can see the bluetooth icon but none of my devices are detected. The output of lspci is: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller ...
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how to check bluetooth version on my laptop

I bought new laptop Lenovo Z50-70 and have installed Ubuntu 14.04. I want to check whether the Bluetooth shipped is v4 or v3? I know I should check it from main website or from BIOS, but I am curious ...
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Bluetooth: Error in firmware loading in ubuntu 14.04

I'm new in ubuntu. I'm getting an error in ubuntu 14.04 in my lenovo ideapad z50-70: dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 31.243849] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 31.243866] Bluetooth: HCI device and ...
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bluetooth not working on Lenovo Z50-70

I have new Lenovo Z50-70 with NVIDIA 820M graphics card. I am using 340v driver for it. Bluetooth is not working, it says bluetooth is disable while wifi is working fine output of lsusb; lsmod | ...
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Keyboard Volume Buttons Don't Change Connected Bluetooth volume

tried messing around with a lot of different things and following different threads but to no avail, so i'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an inspiron 7537, ...
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Pand using Bluez stack is not connecting any device

I am trying to implement PAN using Bluez's pan support.for this I have installed following packages: **1. zlib1.2.8 libffi-dev Glib 2.40 d bus 1.8 List item bluez 4.101** I followed the ...
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Cannot stream music to Philips bluetooth hi-fi adapter

I want to stream music to a Philips Bluetooth Hi-Fi adapter. I have setup a connection to the adapter, but whenever I want to active the connection, it simply refuses. While playing music I hear that ...
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PAN using Bluez causes System Dbus vulnerability

I am trying to implement PAN(Personal Area Network) using bluez stack.I followed the steps specified in the link But the problem is I cant setup a pan.It causes my system in trouble.The main problems ...
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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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Automatically switch sound output device to Bluetooth headset & force to A2DP profile on connection

My bluetooth headset (Plantronics Backbeat Go2) is connected just fine with my system, but there are several manual steps I have to take to make this work that I would very much like to have ...
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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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How to play games using a bluetooth gamepad on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have been using it for a month, and I need help. How do play games using a gamepad? My gamepad is Ipega PG-9023. It is a bluetooth gamepad. So I use jstest-gtk to set up the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth headset plantronics m55 shows up and disappears immediately

I'm just switched to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and wanted to pair my Plantronics m55 bluetooth headset, but right after establishing a connection it disconnects. These were the steps: Click on bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth is not turning on Ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 on HP-15 d005tu

My Bluetooth is not working on Ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 on HP-15 d005tu. When I ask to HP service center they tell that they don't support Ubuntu please any one tell me is problem about hardware or ...
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System Settings Missing/Bluetooth Settings/Sound Settings/Programs Missing?

Not sure what happened but all my settings are missing, I cant access any to make changes. When check under the dash not of the settings are showing as been instilled. Not only settings but some ...
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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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Bluetooth is not being enabled in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my new HP laptops and found that Bluetooth is not even being enabled. With many ways I have tried by following the links found in askubuntu.com, but not ...
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Installing ubuntu on a mac mini using blutooth mouse/keyboard

I tried to install ubuntu on my mac mini. the first step is textual (we can choose to check hard drive, try ubuntu, install ubuntu, oem install) and my keyboard apple blutooth work just well but at ...
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bluetooth indicator and other settings not working after updating kernel to 3.16

So, today there was this update for the Kernel to 3.16 on LTSEnablementStack. I ran the command for the update. I notice that a lot of packages are removed, like the bluetooth indicator, but it seems ...
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[XUbuntu 14.04][Atheros AR9462] Bluetooth doesn't detect any device

I'm having problems detecting and pairing bluetooth devices with my dual boot xubuntu 14.04 PC (+ windows 8). The only way to get things to work is to boot into windows 8, deactivate the bluetooth ...
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Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A (Dual boot) touchscreen and bluetooth working only sporadically

I just dual booted my NB10t-A which came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. It took some elbow-grease, but I finally got Grub to load when my computer boots. At first everything but bluetooth was working ...
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Dual bluetooth pairing over A2DP

Following the solution for another problem and editing /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf, I have figured out how to pair two bluetooth devices at the same time as sound outputs. However, I cannot set both to ...
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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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ASUS X99 Deluxe Bluetooth - Ubuntu 14.04

I have an ASUS X99 Deluxe and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The wireless controller works out of the box, however the bluetooth does not. I have it activated in my BIOS settings, I tried the ...
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v14 bluetooth fails to discover any devices (most of the time)

Ive just installed ubuntu 14.04 which as a developer Im loving. The only thing that Ive not managed to get working properly are my bluetooth devices (a mouse and headset). bluetooth appears to be ...