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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Recommendation for a bluetooth mouse that works without a transceiver with 14.04

I have a Dell E5570 that has only 3 usb ports, and can't afford to devote one to a mouse usb transceiver. Can anybody recommend a mouse on the market that will connect directly with Ubuntu 14.04's ...
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BCM43602 - bluetooth not working - sees device MAC but won't pair

This is a new XPS 15 9550 with the BCM43602 (14e4:43ba), and I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I try to use the standard bluetooth manager, it searches and finds a device with a MAC (but doesn't ...
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Bluetooth LE and Ubuntu 16.04, sometimes works, other times not

I come from Fedora 22 and 23, because it had support for my BLE mouse (Microsoft Designer Mouse). I decided to switch to the "stable" 16.04 because I like Unity more than gnome. To make my mouse at ...
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Two keys swapped on Bluetooth keyboard

I have a notebook with ubuntu 16.04 installed and keyboard layout german. I use the notebook with an external Bluetooth Keyboard (Logitech K810). On this Keyboard the two Keys < and ^ are swapped. ...
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How to “unplug” a bluetooth mouse

OK, I've set my system to deactivate the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in... and that works perfectly when I turn my bluetooth mouse on. But, I can see no way to re-activate the touchpad other ...
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How to change bug status on launchpad?

There is this bluetooth bug present in 16.04, that has been fixed for 14.04, so on launchpad its status is "Fix released". What should I do in such situation to notify people of regression? Here is ...
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Bluetooth loses connection with mouse in 14.04

recently i bought Thinkpad bluetooth mouse (OA36414) however, the mouse lose connection from my laptop (ubuntu 14.04) from time to time which troubles me a lot. I have read this enter link ...
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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my ASUS S200e laptop. Everything is working except the bluetooth - I cannot get my mouse connected. When I try to open Blueman, I get: "Bluez daemon not running" ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Can't pair apple bluetooth keyboard

With Ubuntu Mate 16.04, I could connect, but when startup takes a long time to reconnect, and now can't connect anymore. I have folowing this instruccions (the same problem with Ubuntu 15.04) ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth issues-Headset will connect but stops all playback of audio

I am using a set of Plantronics BBGO2's. They worked on 14.04 but they arent working on 16.04. I go into the bluetooth menu and find my headset, click to sync up but disconnects as soon as i exit the ...
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Cannot receive files through bluetooth

I have Ubuntu 15.10, the issue is that I cannot receive files through bluetooth at all. I have set the Personal Files Sharing Preferences (I even tried selecting all of them at one point). I have ...
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How to disable Bluetooth devices from turning off due to inactivity in 14.04

I am fairly new to Ubuntu. I know in Windows OS you can disable Bluetooth power management, which disables the devices from turning off/going to sleep. I would like to disable that for Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Pulseaudio bluetooth fallback device

I have a Intel NUC with an HDMI Audio out and PCM (headphones) audio out and I have a bluetooth speaker that is working fine with pulseaudio. And I have connected it to a display with a HDMI cable. ...
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After updating to 16.04, bluetooth audio A2DP mode stopped working

I have a nice bluetooth audio receiver connect to my HiFi stereo, and I used to be able to connect it in 14.04 as a A2DP sink with nice quality. After upgrading to 16.04, the device connects only as ...
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Unified Remote: Bluetooth: Could not connect to SDP

I installed Unified Remote today in hope that I can use it with my bluetooth adapter to control my PC using my phone. But as I installed Unified Remote and loaded up the web interface, I got this ...
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Bluetooth is disabled and cannot be enable in Ubuntu 16.04

Bluetooth is not working. I kept on clicking the enable switch for bluetooth, but it still doesn't work. There is also no icon in the menu bar.
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How do I turn bluetooth on/off in ubuntu 15.10?

I doesn't get any option in the bluetooth menu. Its like disabled. On every ubuntu version I try, 14 15 the bluetooth is always disabled. Can we use bluetooth in ubuntu?
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How do I make microphone input mono?

I am using a USB-bluetooth microphone to do speech recognition with Google docs. The application says the sound is too soft but I have it turned up all the way. Is there any way in asoundrc to make ...
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Bluetooth keyboard problem

I can't get bluetooth keyboards to connect in Ubuntu 16.04. A bluetooth mouse connects fine without issue. I have tried 3 different dongles and two different keyboards. One keyboard is a standard ...
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ubuntu 16.04 bluetooth mx5000 logitech keyboard mouse NOT working

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 using a cable keyboard and mouse because my mx5000 logitech bluetooth keyboard and mouse was not working during the instalation . After installation completed and got ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on Trekstore SurfTab duo W2 / Cube i7

Hello askubuntu community, after installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS on the TrekStore SurfTab duo W2 - which is similar to the Cube i7 according to xda - ,so it's a dual Tablet / Netbook, there are a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 stuck in boot loop

I upgraded to 16.04 the other day, I don't think this is the source of the problem however. Checking out the changes I came across the programs N1 (email client) and CoreBird (twitter client) after ...
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Control Ubuntu from Windows over Bluetooth

Do you know of any software that allows to open the Ubuntu terminal from Windows over Bluetooth?
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16.04 - Bluetooth error “Not enough free handles to register service”

does anyone know how to get bluetooth working? I've read much about this specific bug, someone says that it has been fixed in 16.04, but I am still affected (Dell XPS 15 9550, Ubuntu 16.04 fresh ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Bluetooth speakers playing while different screens are viewed

The other day I was playing a game on my Ubuntu tablet and I wanted some music to play through my Bluetooth speakers. So I connected the speakers and started to play the song via the Internet. I then ...
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bluetooth problem after upgrade from ubuntu 14 to 16.04

after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04 i can't turn on bluetooth on my laptop . try reinstall bluez and other bluetooth application same as blueman and bluetooth but don't solve problem service bluetooth ...
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bluetooth not working on ubuntu 16.04

I m new here and new to ubuntu as well. I recently bought dell inspiron 3542 with ubuntu 12 preinstalled. few days ago i installed ubuntu 16.04 on it,but i'm having problem with my bluetooth. The ...
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Bluetooth settings window force closing when selecting device

I'm new to Ubuntu, so if I leave out information, please just ask. I don't yet know what is relevant/useful. I am running 14.04 LTS, completely up to date. Until recently (within the past 10 days) I ...
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Can't configure Bluetooth on 16.04 Server

I have been trying to follow multiple tutorials, but all of them either reference hidd or bluez-simple-agent. I have installed bluez bluez-tools bluetooth, but when I run hidd or bluez-simple-agent I ...
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Problem with Bluetooth adaptor

I've got Ubuntu 16.04 since the it was out. But I never had problems with my bluetooth, that I use to connect a Bluetooth loudspeaker. Since yesterday my bluetooth is just not connection, even if I ...
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Blueman in Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to connect my Android phone via bluetooth to my computer's ethernet connection, but this seems not to work in Ubuntu 16.04 with blueman. I followed the steps in Internet connection sharing ...
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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 sync 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 ...