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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Unity bluetooth settings not accessible in Cinnamon [on hold]

I cannot find a way to use bluetooth in Cinnamon on Ubuntu 16.10. If I change to Unity in login screen I have access to the "unity-control-center bluetooth", this not accessible in Cinnamon. If i ...
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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 ...
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live cd koha and dspace configuration problems

How to configure live cid of dspace? It is my headach to configure and customise it? when i tried to configure dspace.config.cf and sav close ,dspace generates 502&503 erorrs? how to solve it ? ...
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possible to stream audio from Ipod via Bluetooth to Ubuntu?

Hi I am wondering if it is at all possible to stream audio from Ipod via Bluetooth to Ubuntu ? I cant seem to get my Ipod Touch6 recognized in Ubuntu (Bluetooth is picking up other devices in the ...
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How can we keep Ubuntu bluetooth connection “ON” all the time when paired with a Phone?

I paired Phone and VirtualBox(OS Ubuntu14.4) via Bluetooth successfully, but the Bluetooth connection is "OFF" all the time. How to change it to "ON"? Who have any idea on it? Thanks a lot~
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Bluetooth not working in dell inspiron 15 3000 series 3542 laptop [duplicate]

I have dual boot with windows and ubuntu 16.04. Bluetooth works fine with windows but it doesn't work in ubuntu. I guess it is some driver problem ( not an ubuntu version problem as this problem is ...
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How to configure Bluetooth Tethering (Smartphone/Laptot) to autostart automatically when I turn on the computer?

I would like to know the way I turn on my computer and it active automatically my Bluetooth Tethering connection (my Internet connection). Now every time I turn on I have to do it manually. Do I have ...
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 doesn't ask for pairing code to connect Apple Keyboard

I have a Linux Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on an Intel NUC i5 NUC5i5RYK. I had problems with headphones jack, just after 1 month was been purchased, and sent it to warranty, Intel changed it for a new one. ...
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BQ M10 - Issues with Bluetooth Playing Audio in Automobile

I was pleasantly surprised when I was actually able to bluetooth-connect my BQ M10 to the Stereo of a new automobile I'm renting this week (a Dodge Pickup Truck). However, it would repeat this cycle ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Pairs But Doesn't Work

Just did a clean install of 16.04 and my Logitech MX Master won't work. I even tried to use blueman to no avail. Anyone get it working? I used blueman to get it working on 15. Thanks in advance! ...
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Bluetooth not working on a Lenovo ideapad 100-15iby (Wi-Fi unstable too)

I have made edits to this post and Wi-Fi works now, but I still have problems with Bluetooth, and is further explained below at "EDITS:" Original Question I've got everything working on this laptop ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth firmware failed to load

I was running Ubuntu 16.04 with no problems form the daily builds. After a dist-update my bluetooth firmware failed to load. What to do? $ uname -a; lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net; lsusb; dmesg | grep -i ...
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Bluetooth not working Ubuntu 14.04

Somehow I have completely nuked my Bluetooth in Ubuntu 14.04 which was previously working. The issue is not it being blocked by rfkill. I tried reinstalling bluez by using the following commands: ...
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Can not decet bluetooth headphones as audio device but I can connect to them

I am trying to connect to my bluetooth headphones but have been running into a lot of trouble. I am able to make a connection (using blueman), and is confirmed by the headphones them selves (makes a ...
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Distorted sound with bluetooth speaker in Ubuntu 16.04

I just upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 this morning. When I got to work I connected my Blackweb Tsunami bluetooth speakers, and they connected fine, but the sound is so distorted, and almost sounds ...
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Can't swith my bluetooth headset to A2DP by default

Every time I try to connect my bluetooth headset (SHB7150) the sound option is switched to HSP by default. If i try to change to A2DP, the sound config window switch and I cannot play any type of ...
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bq M10: keyboard problems with Firefox

On the bq Aquaris M10, with Ubuntu Touch OTA10.1, I frequently encounter problems with Firefox. In particular, keyboard input from a Bluetooth keyboard randomly doesn't work anymore until I close and ...
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bq M10: bluetooth keyboard and mouse at the same time?

According to the user manual: Remember you can only link to one device at a time via Bluetooth, whether a keyboard or mouse. The other device must be connected via USB. You can also connect to a ...
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acer aspire 9300 bluetooth adapter not present

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an acer aspire 9300-5349 everything seems to be working fine except I have no blue tooth adapters I tried a few things from other posts with no luck. I tried this dmesg | ...
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Bluetooth keyboard wrong keymap

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and I bought this keyboard: Rii Mini i8+ Bluetooth https://www.amazon.de/dp/B01BDS1YZC/ref=cm_sw_r_other_awd_CHJfxbQC1A2B0 It's working perfectly on my android phone (5.1.1), but ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Bluetooth - No adapters found

Post Ubuntu 15.10 upgrade from 15.04, there was no more Bluetooth adapter found. I tried to install Bluetooth Manager but it didn't help me set up my devices. I found out the following post (Ubuntu ...
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How to unpair bluetooth device from the command line

How do you unpair a bluetooth device from the command line? I was able to pair my computer with an Android phone via bluetoothctl, but there doesn't seem to be any "unpair" option. Even though I ...
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Ubuntu Guest doesn't detect Bluetooth Adapter

My Ubuntu Guest VM isn't able to detect or turn on the Bluetooth adapter. My host is Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 3 with a Bluetooth adapter. I have enabled my USB's in VirtualBox (see image below). The ...
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Logitech Bluetooth keyboard doesn't work with GRUB2 on boot [duplicate]

I can't use my keyboard with GRUB2 when I reboot? Is there a fix for this?
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Error compiling Bluez 5.39 from source code

I am attempting to install Bluez 5.39 (Bluetooth library). I have run ./configure. When I run make I get the following error: name@name-vm:~/bluez-5.39$ make make --no-print-directory all-am ...
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Bluetooth: how to solve “not enough free handles to register service” error?

Since a couple of weeks I'm having an annoying problem. The connection switch in bluetooth is greyed out: So in order to re-establish a connection, I have to re-pair the devices (a bluetooth ...
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How can I force bluetooth to stay ON at start up / wake up?

I have a System76 laptop that has a function key (f12) that can instantly toggle bluetooth on and off. But you have to turn it on every time it power cycles or sleeps. I'd like to somehow bypass this ...
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how to use boogie board sync 9.7 in ubuntu 15.10

i just bought boogie board sync which is a writing tablet but do not supports linux , is there's any way i can use it in my ubuntu as there's no alternative to this product and hate the company which ...
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Pair 2 computers with Bluetooth Low Energy

How can I pair 2 PCs, running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, using Bluetooth Low Energy? I would like to be able to choose the pairing method. (i.e. set the IO capabilities)
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RT3290 RALINK DRIVER IN UBUNTU

I have found that there is a large community suffering from the problems that the WiFi-Bluetooth card your computer is Ralink RT-3290. It is an problem since 2012-2013. None of the solutions offered ...
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DBUS warning message appears on login - org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply

Following message appears on login : "Couldn't apply network settings. org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus). It may not be possible connect to ...
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Bluetooth not detected

I've had this problem from the start: Ubuntu won't play nice with Bluetooth on my laptop. The bluetooth icon in the status bar was generally absent. Turning bluetooth on from the system settings would ...
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pairing a bluetooth AB shutter 3 remote to ubuntu

I just got myself one of those cheap bluetooth selfie remote controllers and I'm planning on using it to trigger stuff in ubuntu (actually ubuntu studio XFCE) The problem is that I can't get the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 & Globalsat BT-338 Bluetooth GPS - org.bluez.Error.NotAvailable

I'm trying to get my bluetooth GPS connected to my Asus EEE PC 1201PN. I've used both the internal bluetooth module, as well as a USB bluetooth module with the same results. I also booted off a thumb ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 panel shows battery level as arithmetic mean of laptop and bluetooth mouse levels

I have two notebooks (Asus Zenbook and Lenovo Thinkpad) with Ubuntu 14.04 installed and both show the same behaviour: The battery level indicator in the Unity panel shows the exact arithmetic mean of ...
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Bluetooth 14.04 on Lenovo H50 - RTL8723BE

Referring to a question already answered by Pilot6 in thread RTL8723BE Bluetooth does not work I recognize the answer there using dkms by Pilot6 but they are somewhat dated. Has this been fixed in ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad 1 - 'stops working' every few minutes

I have just purchased an Apple Magic Trackpad 1 and connected it to my Ubuntu 15.10 (now 16.04) system. That all worked flawlessly. Once connected, the trackpad 'stops working' every few minutes. I ...
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error in downloading bluetooth library on ubuntu 14.04

I am new to bluetooth programming. I am trying to install Bluetooth library, but it is giving me following error. $ sudo apt-get install libbluetooth-dev The following packages have unmet ...
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Setting up Bluetooth is always a pain

I have a Jabra Solemate that I had working in the past. I don't use it often. I periodically reinstall Ubuntu. The Solemate registers successfully under the Bluetooth manager and I hear the device ...
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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 15.10 not deteced and not detecting other devices

I recently went back to Ubuntu after I had enough of my sloppy Windows 8.1. All is fine now, but I am unable to get my bluetooth to deteced other devices, and other devices are not detecting it. The ...
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Laptop unable to see bluetooth devices and not visible to other bluetooth devices

My laptop has: Realtek RT8723BE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter The Bluetooth icon is visible, "Bluetooth" is ON and "Visible" is ON. I am trying to connect it to Android phone. The ...
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Ubuntu does not detect any usb port, wifi, ethernet or webcam

I have dual booted ubuntu with windows 10. When I first time booted ubuntu everything was working fine.I installed a few packages using dpkg and then I booted up Windows and then again ubuntu. At that ...
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Unable to send or receive files over bluetooth

I cannot use bluetooth service on my laptop to send or receive files. All I get is this. Besides, I cannot even switch off the bluetooth from the bar on the top. Here is the screenshot. This state ...
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UBUNTU 15 does not 'see' YAMAHA bluetooth speaker

The PC FUJITSU A514 does not see the MCR B043 bluetooth speaker. I tried also to insert the adapter TRUST 15542, but also this adapter does not see the speaker. Thank you for your attention.
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Bluetooth maybe missing from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Two days ago I bought a pair of bluetooth earphones, that connect well with my cellphone. I thought that also connecting them with my computer would be the same, but it wasn't. Apparently my computer ...
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HP Envy X360 15-w002nx Wifi and Bluetooth Not working [duplicate]

I have HP Envy X360 15-w002nx. Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 are not supporting Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. When I am making Wi-Fi or Bluetooth on automatically it is going to off. My request to add drivers ...
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How do I get my Bluetooth speaker to connect with my laptop?

When I try to connect my Bluetooth speaker to my new Asus TP500LB, Blueman-Applet gives the option to use a "random passkey" or not to connect, but no option to enter the passkey that my speaker gives ...
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Ubuntu cannot pair with bluetooth keyboard

Ubuntu 15.10 cannot pair with bluetooth keyboard. In the GUI, it says "setting up '....keyboard' failed. If using the bluetoothctl, the error message shows 'Failed to pair: ...