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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Bluetooth audio stutters - other audio works perfectly

I know similar questions have been asked, but I am unable to resolve my issue. I have a USB bluetooth dongle. Running ubuntu 12.04 (xfce). I have a Jaybird Freedom 3 bluetooth head phones. I have ...
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xbindkeys scripts to toggle WiFi and Bluetooth devices ON/OFF

I need scripts for toggling WiFi and bluetooth (2 scripts) on/off. I want to use them with xbindkeys. I searched the web, but failed to find it. I have found a script for WiFi about a year ago, but I ...
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RALINK 3290 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I just bought a notebook HP 4540S, with card RALINK 3290. I installed (dualboot with Windows 7) Ubuntu 12.04LTS. BlueTooth, WiFi and Internet Key is not working. I read that with Ubuntu 13:10 and a ...
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Can't enable Bluetooth in 13.10

I've been having a really hard time with this one... I've had my ASUS X301A since last year, solely under Ubuntu 12.04 until recently (a month or so), when I switched to 13.04. More recently, I ...
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Is there a program to track the keyboard and display it on a terminal?

I have bought a new Blue Tooth keyboard for my desktop and got it to work with Ubuntu but the problem is that most of the function keys do not work properly and I wonder if the problem is with the ...
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Bluetooth not working on dell vostro 2520 laptops ubuntu

I have dell vostro 2520 dual boot machine. On Windos 7 my laptops bluetooth works fine but on ubuntu 12.04 bluetooth doesn't work. It shows bluetooth icon but did not scan devices.. I tried installing ...
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Unable to turn on bluetooth ubuntu 13.10

After upgrade to 13.10 my bluetooth stoped to work: - I don't see bluetooth indicator at all - I am not able to turn it on and serch for devices I've already checked some fixes like - instaled fixed ...
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How to turn bluetooth on in Ubuntu 12.04

In the Task bar, it shows that Bluetooth is ON . But when I checked Bluetooth settings, it shows bluetooth is disabled and also I am not able to switch OFF to ON state. Is there any way to turn ...
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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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Successfully connected to a bluetooth speaker, but how do i direct sound there?

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T430 laptop. I've got a Bluetooth speaker. After a lot of troubleshooting i managed to connect to the speaker. bt-device reports: $ bt-device -l Added ...
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Manually re-enable Blurtooth

Recently I found out that my bluetooth icon is on, but there aren't any options and in bluetooth settings it says it's disabled.How can I solve this problem?
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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 13.10 Sony Vaio- Can I manage multiple USB bluetooth adapters?

first post, so bear with me. I was wondering if it's possible to manage multiple USB bluetooth adapters and run them at the same time. The computer recognizes both when they are plugged in, but ...
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Python Module PyBluez Error

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 Server on a Mac OS X (Maverick) and python 2.7.5. I installed PyBluez and Bluez-libs. When I type import bluetooth or from bluetooth import * it successfully imports ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 not recognizing bluetooth in combo wlan-bt card?

Running 13.10 on my HP TM2 laptop with an aftermarket Ralink rt3090bc4 wifi/bluetooth combo wlan card. Wifi works out of the box, but Ubuntu isn't even showing a bluetooth device. Please offer ...
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Phonebook maintenance by PC

I try to maintain phonebook of my SGH-E250 cellphone using bluetooth and corresponding tool of 64 bit Ubuntu 12.4. Partial results: Nautilus works correctly using Bluez Wammu shows several data of ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Bluetooth Mouse issue

First of all, everything works normally on the same computer with Windows 8.1. If I connect the mouse to Ubuntu 13.10 manually (pressing special button on the device), it enables and works properly. ...
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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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how to use internet of PC(PC is connected to internet through wifi) to android deivice?

the problem is my PC connected to internet through college wifi,so i cannot create wifi hotspot in PC to connect with the mobile,i found some results related to that ? by bluetooth (blueman bluetooth ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 disable bluetooth at startup [duplicate]

what is a easy way to disable blue-tooth at start up with Ubuntu 13.10.
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Bluetooth disconnects from phone Ubuntu 13.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu13.10 from 12.04. Under 12.04 my bluetooth connection to my phone worked just fine. I pull my pics from the phone to the desktop. I cann't connect under 13.10, when ...
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Bluetooth automatically enables on Lenovo T440s

I want to disable Bluetooth on my Lenovo T440s, which is running 12.04 LTS. I can do it manually, but on every startup it enables the Bluetooth again. Is there a way to ensure that a simple startup ...
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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 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 ...