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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obex ftp fails when accessed from nautilus

I have installed Astro Bluetooth module on my android phone(samsung Note-2), to enable obex ftp server on my phone. I am able to mount my phone using the command obexfs -b 78:9E:D0:D9:DC:4B /media/...
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16.04 - Wireless Mac Keyboard not pairing

My keyboard shows up in my list but does not pair. I've tried with default Bluetooth (Setting up 'Apple Wireless Keyboard' failed) and with Blueman package as suggested in other threads (Failed to add ...
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Bluetooth mouse, randomly stops working when using battery power

While plugged into AC, everything works. But if I disconnect and using my battery, my bluetooth mouse will randomly stop working, work for a bit, then stop again. I've removed/added it, changed the ...
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How can I fix my bluetooth headset problems?

I have tried to connect my Bluetooth headset to my computer, which is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. It connects but it didn't appear in "sound settings". I tried sudo -i pactl load-module module-...
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Bluetooth broadcom 43142 unstable connection and other bugs during work

I could successfully install drivers for this module thanks to this answer, but there are some issues. I need bluetooth for my keyboard, which works just fine under Windows. But with linux ...
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Bluetooth Atheros AR5B125

thanks in advance! I am trying to get bluetooth to work on the combo card AR5B125 (module name found on sticker on my laptop Acer Aspire V5-121). I'm using Lubuntu 16.04. Wireless works oob. What I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Apple magic Trackpad paired successfully but not working

i have recently purchased a Apple Magic Trackpad and wanted to use it on my Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) system. it connected successfully by using Bluetooth GUI. but when i tried to use it it did nothing....
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HP Envy Bluetooth Keyboard Missing Driver?

I'm talking about this bad boy: I think it was charging before when I first installed Ubuntu, but then I went and tested out some other Linux OS's and quickly realised I cannot survive without ...
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Set up Logitech K380 for Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have just installed on my SSD new OS Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I of course tried to set-up my Logitech K380 keyboard on my new Linux. Well. Yesterday I kind read a lot of pages about that, how to get ...
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15.10 bluetooth never finds devices

My bluetooth (Ubuntu 15.10) is turned on but never finds any devices. Just searches.... but never finds even when the device is right next to my laptop. deanresin@k0mputer:~$ sudo service bluetooth ...
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How to run a program at startup Raspberry Pi

I have a problem with running a script with python at startup. Actually, I managed to start it at boot but the program does not work as I wanted. In this code, I try to start the script that gives me ...
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Razer Orochi bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't work (ubuntu 16.04)

I've just bought Razer Orochi wireless mouse, it works perfectly when connected via wire, but bluetooth connection doesn't work. First time when I've tried to connect it via blueman, it failed, next ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 bluetooth adapter doesn't search

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04, then installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop on it. I'm unable to use the bluetooth. I have selected the broadcom driver to use from "Additional Drivers" section. The wifi ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad 100 Bluetooth doesn't detect any devices RTL8723BE

I have a Bluetooth mouse I would like to pair with my IdeaPad, but Bluetooth doesn't detect any devices. Adapter model: RTL8723BE. Ubuntu 16.04. IdeaPad 100. Mouse: Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse....
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Bluetooth connect changes iptables behaviour

I have a very strange situation where a bluetooth connection seems to change the behavior of the iptables firewall. Let met start from the beginning: I have a Onkyo stereo amplifier with a bluetooth ...
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How do you share Internet from an Android tablet to a laptop/pc with bluetooth?

My tablet offers me the option to share internet via bluetooth, which is interesting because the laptop has no ethernet cable socket, and wireless stopped working after an upgrade, and sharing with ...
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Does anyone have bluetooth working on Dell 7559 (intel 3165 ubuntu 16.04)

My bluetooth worked in 15.10 using one of the earlier kernels (4.3?) but I upgraded for better skylake support and my bluetooth no longer works. I can detect a device but it will not connect and play ...
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Bluetooth audio sink refuses to connect in Ubuntu 14.04 (bluez, blueman)

Bluetooth just absolutely refuses to connect to any audio sinks. I've tried with two separate speakers that I can pair with just fine on iOS, yet when I try, I get this error in blueman: Connection ...
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Bluetooth does not start on boot 14.04

Whenever I start Ubuntu (I have it set to auto-login), Bluetooth is off by default. I already tried adding rfkill unblock all and rfkill unblock bluetooth in /etc/rc.local, but neither command seem to ...
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Bluetooth mouse not reconnecting after booting to Windows

I have a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort bluetooth mouse used on a dual boot system (Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7). When I connect and pair the mouse on one of the OSs, everything is fine and the mouse is ...
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bt-audio: Command not found

I've performed the update on Ubuntu 16.04 recently and everything works fine, but I discovered that the command bt-audio does not work anymore. More specifically, if I enter the command the terminal ...
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Pair Apple Wireless Keyboard 3rd gen with Ubuntu 16.04?

I get continuously failed with bluetooth. Mighty mouse then again paired nicely. System: Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit Hardware: Macbook Air 2013-mid Keyboard: Apple Wireless Keyboard 3rd gen
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Bluetooth headset Issue on 16.04

I have recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. My bluetooth headset no longer works. I've spent the last few hours trying to diagnose the issue with no success. My bluetooth mouse still connects ok. ...
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Headphones randomly turn off and music dies

I have been experiencing a strange problem with my Nokia BH-503 Bluetooth Headset. I will be listening to music or watching YouTube or something and Randomly the audio will just cut out and all videos ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 14.04 with Wily kernel (4.2)

I have a Dell Precision M4800 using Ubuntu 14.04.4 with Wily kernel (4.2.0-35). Bluetooth is not working for me. Tried the steps in this question, as my setup seems to be exactly the same as the one ...
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Bluetooth Broadcom BCM20702 does not load firmware (driver issue) - 14.04

I am able to establish a connection between a Bluetooth ear-piece and the Bluetooth controller in the PC. The problem is that the O/S does not provide an option to send audio output to the Bluetooth ...
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Not able to use bluetooth speakers in Ubuntu 14.04

I was successful in pairing my bluetooth speakers with my system.However there is no sound from speakers when i play any audio or video files. I am not able to select my bluetooth device in sound ...
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What combination of bluetooth mouse and keyboard work ok with the BQ M10 tablet? [closed]

Can we create a list of devices known to work with the M10 tablet that other users can take as reference when they want to buy a kit for themselves?
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Bluetooth Error

My Bluetooth in Ubuntu 16.04 is unable to find any device. >01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:...
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I screwed up! Sound didn't work tried to fix… lost a large amount of my system settings

I was following this guide, attempting to make my bluetooth headphones work: http://itsfoss.com/fix-sound-ubuntu-1304-quick-tip/ and then my system settings (mostly) disappeared! I followed the 1st ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 System Settings: Bluetooth is disabled

I did something I don't know how to fix, and now I need help. I was trying to get bluetooth working, so I installed Bluez 5.39 with bluez-5.39.tar.xz from the download page with ./configure, make, and ...
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My Sony DR-BTN200 Bluetooth headphones are discovered but connection fails

Even discovery is inconsistent. Sometimes it sees them, sometimes it doesn't. I've eliminated other Bluetooth devices from the area. I've used these headphones with Android devices, Windows machines, ...
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A2DP bluetooth doesn't work on 16.04

Just moved from 15.04 to 16.04 and now bluetooth doesnt work properly: I can't connect my speakers as A2DP outputs. Apparently everyone is affected according to the forums, but no fix in sight. ...
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How can I add two RFCOMM devices?

I want to connect my PC (running Ubuntu 14.04) to an Arduino Uno via Bluetooth. I added a RFCOMM device like this (MAC addresses are examples): rfcomm0 { bind yes; device 00:00:00:00:00:00; ...
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No internet connection using wifi

I just downloaded the latest edition of Ubuntu Mate and it look great but I cannot seem to get a stable internet connection via wifi. I have tried everything and now I hope someone can help me. At ...
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Bluetooth audio doesn't work - Ubuntu Gnome

I'm having problems regarding a bluetooth speaker. It does connect with the system, in the bluetooth setting I can see that the device is connected, but I can not see the option to select external ...
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Bluetooth issues ubntu 16.04

I upgraded from 15.xx to 16.04 and I have an issue with my bluetooth. I can connect to the bluetooth device but I cant select it in the sound settings. Ive searched the forums but I couldnt find an ...
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Apple Magic Keyboard Appearing and Disappearing in Device Search

Whenever I try to pair my Apple Magic Bluetooth Keyboard, the device appears and then quickly disappears in the device search list. This occurs a few times, and then no devices show. Because of this, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Bluetooth does not scan anything

I am having Bluetooth problems after upgrading to 16.04. My wireless Apple keyboard does not pair anymore. It looks like no bluetooth devices are detected at all. $ hcitool scan Scanning ... <...
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Problem with a bluetooth speaker

I have just reinstalled to OS on my laptop due to upgrading to an SSD and switched from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. I was surprised that my bluetooth speaker stopped working in a stable way, like it was ...
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PulseAudio fails to set card profile to 'a2dp_sink'. How can I see the logs and figure out whats wrong?

I have currently installed ubuntu 16.04 and a2dp used to work on fresh install, which I'd prefer to leave as a last option. When the pairing is erased from bluetooth settings and is paired again ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't output sound to Bluetooth headphones

I'm trying to use mt SONY MDR-XB950BT headphones on Ubuntu 16.04 but not having any luck. I've managed to get them connected but it doesn't seem like I can actually listen to music/videos out of them. ...
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BQ Aquaris M10 will not detect MS Designer keyboard or mouse

Brand new M10, done OTA upgrade. Trying to get it work with bluetooth keyboard and mouse.. Nothing detected in bluetooth manager when they in pairing mode. Keyboard and mouse both detcted by my Nexus ...
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bluetoothctl - What is a bluetooth agent?

I am using the bluetoothctl utility to set up Bluetooth connections between computers and Raspberry Pis. In bluetoothctl, I can see there is something called an "agent", and by looking at most of ...
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Bluetooth speaker no sound in Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Kubuntu 16.04 my JBL Flip 2 bluetooth speaker no longer works. It connects just fine, and the sound is set to use A2DP sink with the speaker, but I get no sound. I found some ...
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Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse under Ubuntu 14.04

I've attempted to find a thread on this but can'y seem to find anything specific to whether this Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse works under Ubuntu 14.04 - unifying and Bluetooth Smart? See: http://...
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Bluetooth not working 16.04

My laptop is HP elitebook 2530p. I have problems with bluetooth. It works on xubuntu 14.04 but not on any newer version. Icon isn't on takbar and when i'm trying to run in from settings im getting ...
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DualShock 4 controller audio over bluetooth?

Is there a way to stream game audio to the Dual Shock 4 controller over bluetooth in ubuntu?
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No Bluetooth Adapter Found in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using HP Pavilion G6 laptop. And I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and before that I was using Ubuntu 14.04. But I can't use my Bluetooth as there is no adapter present. Output of rfkill and ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 - problems reconnecting bluetooth device

I have just installed Kubuntu 16.04 and I am having problems with my Bluetooth headphones. Initially, after booting up, I can connect and use them. But later when I switch the headphones off and on ...