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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Don't turn on radio devices at startup

How can I prevent Ubuntu from turning on radio devices at startup (to prevent any radio emission)? I have added "rfkill block all" to rc.local. Here is the output of hciconfig: hci0: Type BR/EDR ...
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How to get a consistent bluetooth audio playback?

I am trying to use bluetooth audio speakers, as my integred laptop speakers are so awful... The speaker is a Bose Soundlink mini and works just fine with my smartphone for example. When I try to use ...
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Use volume up/down actions to go forward/backward in Evince

I have a bluetooth headset HS3000. When volume buttons of the headset are pressed to change the volume level, the changes can be seen in Ubuntu sound settings. Is it possible to bind another action ...
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Getting “Failure: Module initialization failed” error

I have created a script file ( approximately 3-4 months before) capturing the live audio and it worked fine we are able to capture the live audio and also can hear from the headphone. Here is my ...
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How to use USB bluetooth dongle/internal bluetooth chip on a virtual windows xp machine on ubuntu 14.04

I am able to use my internal bluetooth chip on Ubuntu (obvious). But I can't use it in a virtual machine(Windows xp) installed with Virtualbox. I also have a USB bluetooth dongle. But the problem is ...
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How to select WNIC and bluetooth drivers

I'm a completely new and yellow Ubuntu user. I installed it yesterday on a old machine (Acer Aspire 3610). During instalation I had a problem - the process was hanging at "bcmwl-kernel-source". I've ...
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Bluetooth does not work - “can't load firmware” - Vaio - Ubuntu 14.04

Everything goes well with my new Vaio laptop except the bluetooth. It is recognized in some way but it does not work. I have already looked in askubuntu for similar cases but I don't find a solution ...
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Bluetooth not communicate (Ubuntu 14.04, ASUS F5N) [closed]

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a2dp bluetooth problem on 14.04

I have a pair of Bose AE2w headphones that initially connect fine with Bluetooth on 14.04. I can select the headphones and choose A2DP output, and everything works. If the connection times out due ...
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Wifi Hardware Blocked on Lenovo G50-30 [closed]

I own a Lenovo G50-30 with Ubuntu 14.04 (x32). I have a problem with my wifi. When I tried: sudo rfkill list get Result as, 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard ...
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hcitool and bluez can't find bluetooth

hcitool output is: v@gt680:~$ hcitool dev Devices: v@gt680:~$ and hciconfig: v@gt680:~$ hciconfig hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB BD Address: 74:F0:6D:D3:00:A8 ACL MTU: 310:10 SCO MTU: 64:8 ...
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Realtek RTL8723be Wifi and Bluetooth 14.04

I just installed the OS on my laptop and at first wifi didn't work. After connecting to ethernet and updating everything, the wifi is working. But it disconnects here and there and requires me to ...
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Bluetooth automatic mouse connection not working

I'd like my HP Bluetooth Mouse x4000b (no usb dongle) to connect automatically when starting my HP laptop (Ubuntu 14.04), but I can't succeed in it : I'm forced to do it manually by clicking the ...
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Disable bluetooth in Kubuntu 14.04

Does anyone know how to permanently disable bluetooth in Kubuntu 14.04?
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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I just bought this new Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse but Ubuntu can't find it from the Bluetooth settings. I installed BlueMan, but nothing happen. Any ideas?
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How to make my bluetooth keybord GTC ribbon works properly in ubuntu 14.04?

I conected my bluetooth keyboard to my laptop with ubuntu 14.04 and apparently it is conected but when i try to use it, it just lets me put numbers. The letter "L" in the number 1, letter "O" is the ...
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Computer Shutsdown without prompt after bluetooth Del key pressed

Summary When pressed the fn Delete / Lock key forces immediate shutsdown. I want to ignore this key or make it act as a regular Del key. More Info I have a bluetooth keyboard that has a Delete/Lock ...
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How can I get Blueman to connect to my Apple Magic Trackpad on startup?

After a lot of work, I finally managed to get my Apple Magic Trackpad to work on Ubuntu, by ditching the default bluetooth app for Blueman. The problem is, every time I start up my machine, I have to ...
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I'm considering buying sound bar with bluetooth for my home theatre, can I pair my Ubuntu 14.04 system with the speakers?

I'm currently investigating purchasing this Sony HT-CT60BT 2.1 Channel Surround Soundbar and Subwoofer with Bluetooth/NFC Function. It seems a good purchase to go with my tv. However, I'm really ...
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Issues on ASUS X550LC (after installing ubuntu)

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS X550LC. Here I've found some issue: Bluetooth is not working. Brightness is going 100% after every reboot. Brightness and network controlling shortcut key is ...
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sound settings in xfce not showing

When I try to access the sound settings it opens the system settings windows which does not have any option that involves audio/sound settings. I am trying to use my bluetooth speakers as the audio ...
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Bluetooth headphones with electric guitar

I am unable to listen to my electic guitar on my Bluetooth headphones. At present I can listen A-OK with: Lindy USB guitar cable QjackCtl Rakarrack Wired headphones The Bluetooth headphones work ...
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Logitech DiNovo Edge USB Bluetooth keyboard quit working after 12.04lts to 14.04lts upgrade

I noticed this after upgrading my desktop (commodity PC parts) from 12.04lts to 14.04 lts. Upgrade done with updater after bieng notified yesterday that there was a new release available. I've been ...
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Bluetooth not working but wireless does - ubuntu 14.04 - Broadcom

My bluetooth does not work, but wireless works fine. rfkill shows only wireless. Below are the results of some diagnostics i ran : $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile ...
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Blueman not working for internet sharing

I want to share my PC internet to my phone. Installed blueman. It works fine for file transfers but when I try to start NAP service, it says "dnsmasq failed to start" What is the problem?! I'm on ...
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Have a given program handle a Bluetooth device events

(ubuntu 14.04 gnome-classic) A given Bluetooth device (a mouse) having address like "[01:25:33:95:E5:4A]" is connected and works fine. I would like, however, to configure something somewhere in ...
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“rfkill list all” shows nothing in command line

I'm using dual boot of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8.1. When I run rfkill list all it shows as follows: :~$ rfkill list all :~$ Please Help. update: Laptop model: Fujisu Lifebook LH532. It has a ...
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Buetooth problem on 14.04 LTS. The switch button does nothing

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS over Windows7 on a Lenovo laptop G580. I have integrated bluetooth adapter and it worked very well on windows, but now, I can use my wireless mouse and keyboard, but ...
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How to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth?

Is there software to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth from Ubuntu?
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Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y510P ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth not working/recognised

I hope someone can help me unduerstandig this problem. It looks like the bluetooth adapter is not recognised. Following other discussion I submited the following command. ...
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Not all buttons work on PS3 bluetooth remote

I have a PS3 Bluetooth remote which I have paired with my Ubuntu 14.04.1 system and a lot of the buttons work (i.e. they generate events which 'xev' can see) however a significant number do not ...
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can't transfer file to my mobile from laptop using bluetooth

hi m new here n to ubuntu also n i have a query that is about bluetooth i can't transfer mp3 file to my mobile n m using ubuntu 14.10.The screen reads "GDBus.Error.org.openobex.Error.failed:unable to ...
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How do I set up the Apple Magic mouse in 14.04

I want a magic mouse for my Linux PC, but it is for Apple, and either the Linux driver is insanely obscure, or deleted. Also, it is Bluetooth only, and I can't seem to find a Bluetooth adapter for ...
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modprobe bluez module not found

On trying sudo apt-get install bluez on Ubuntu 12.04, I receive the following messages - Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done bluez is already the ...
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Unable to turn on bluetooth on my lenovo ideapad U310 using ubuntu 14.04

I'm a new linux user and I don't really understand the replies to similar queries. The toggle in the bluetooth settings won't turn on at all.
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Apple Magic Mouse Bluetooth in Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freeze and reconnect automatically

Environment: - Dell XPS 13-9333 - Apple Magic Mouse - Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64bit - Kernel 3.16.0-031600rc7-generic,and latest update 14.04, kernel 3.13.0-30.55 - Linux-firmware 1.127.5, # dmesg ...
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How to use Bluetooth Speaker

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME (with KDE) 14.04 I've read through Connect to JBL bluetooth speaker and I saw exact same behaviour when I'm logged in Gnome. However in KDE: My Bluetooth speaker is detected ...
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Bluetooth DUN service not available — Ubuntu Problem or not?

I've been having tethering problems to several devices, but this is one specific example on Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:45:51 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux. I've ...
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How to make A2DP device automatically connect

I have this mini speaker (called sboom500) which is a rather standard A2DP bluetooth audio device. My problem is that when I turn on the device, first of all it does not automatically connect. It ...
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Problem with Dell TEAC CAB-200 installed 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I can not get it to recognize my bluetooth adapter. I know the computer can use the adapter because my keyboard is working,but Ubuntu tells me I have no adapters and so I ...
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Bluetooth icon issues

I can actually use the BT keyboard to select an OS at start up. Once Ubuntu starts and I try to search for devices they will flash in the window momentarily and not connect and then the menu bar ...
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Bluetooth mouse stopped after update

We are running 12.04 LTS 32 bit. I recently updated some system stuff - drivers? - without taking much notice of what I was doing (there are sooooo many updates each week, I tend to ignore the ...
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Pairing error with Jawbone Mini Jambox

I just bought a Mini Jambox (Jawbone) wireless bluetooth speaker. It work like a charm with my Nexus 7, iPhone 4 and MacBook Pro. Unfortunatly I can not make it work with my Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop. What ...
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Bluetooth problem - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Asus laptop

I'm trying to find the driver for Bluetooth device for my Asus K450JF laptop. I searched it in their support website, unfortunately there's no support for Ubuntu OS. Is there any alternative way for ...
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Bluetooth issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use the built-in bluetooth on my Lenovo X140e but even though I'm able to turn it on, it never locates any devices I try to pair with it. I've tried with a Dualshock controller and my ...
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Removing BlueZ and friends packages completely in Ubuntu 14.04

Am using a Dell Inspiron N4110 laptop. It is running Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 and Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (both fresh installations) in dual-boot configuration. The laptop has Atheros WLAN + Bluetooth 4.0. ...
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Ralink rt3290 Bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ralink rt3290 bluetooth driver which I downloaded from http://s3.amazonaws.com/mtk.cfs/Downloads/linux/-2012_0508_RT3290_Linux_STA_v2.6.0.0.bz2 When I run the make command I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 live CD not booting on iMac G5 (Intel)

My iMac G5 isnt booting the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD (32 bit version). When I press the up key, the last line is "* Starting bluetooth daemon". It does not have the [OK] next to it. If I dont press the ...
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How to read bluetooth to the startup files?

I remember I deleted Bluetooth from my startup applications a while ago because I didn't think I'll need it. Now I do and can't turn it on. I'm guessing it's because of what I did before. How do I fix ...
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how to copy a file from a symbian phone to pc using ubuntu

I have tried many times copying out the files present in my symbian phone to my Ubuntu pc but it does'nt happen.