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 not working in Ubuntu 14.04

My laptop is sony VPCEH15EN. In the early releases of Ubuntu like 12.04 and 13.10 my bluetooth used to work properly. But now in Ubuntu 14.04 it is not working. Here is the output of sudo lshw -C ...
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Bluetooth is unstable in 14.04

I use a filco bluetooth keyboard and a logitech bluetooth mouse on my Thinkpad T540p with 14.04 LTS (the bluetooth adapter is Intel Dual Band Wireless 7260AC). They can be connected successfully. ...
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Can I download genuine Ubuntu from www.ubuntu.com? [closed]

Can I download the genuine version of Ubuntu from http://ubuntu.com? or do I need to make it genuine after downloading just like Microsoft Windows?
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect BT devices

I have a Lenovo B5400 with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot. My bluetooth works well under Win but with Ubuntu it is not able to detect any device. hcitool scan does a scan but doesn't detect ...
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hciconfig Features hex codes

I can't seem to find anywhere what the hex codes listed under hciconfig Features stand for. Does anyone know where I can find a list to show which feature corresponds to which hex code? Output: $ ...
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A2DP on PulseAudio - terrible choppy/skipping audio

I have paired my Bluetooth headset with my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop with a Bluetooth chip inside: lsusb | grep Bluetooth Bus 003 Device 003: ID 045e:0745 Microsoft Corp. Nano Transceiver v1.0 for ...
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PulseAudio unable to detect Bluetooth Headset

I am able to successfully pair with my bluetooth headset (Motorola S305), and connect to Audio Sink. However, it does not show up in PulseAudio (in any way I ask it), and I can't switch the audio ...
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How to share an Internet connection over Bluetooth from the PC to the Phone [duplicate]

How to share an internet connection from the PC to a Mobile Device (eg: Nokia Phones). I don't have 3G or Wifi enabled on my old nokia phones, only Bluetooth.
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Embedded Ubuntu's Bluetooth discoverable by Android but not iOS

I have a system running Ubuntu. The Bluetooth device (hci0) is POWERED, DISCOVERABLE, PAIRABLE, and SCANNING(DISCOVERING). It can discover all devices in the area, Android and iOS. Multiple Android ...
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bluetooth dongle not paring

My audio speaker is detected by the bluetooth dongle (brand integral) but it fail to pair. Note, it's OK with another usb dongle brand. The dongle is delivered with windows drivers CD, can i install ...
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Where are bluetooth received files saved

I have used Blueman and the default Bluetooth manager an every time I accept the file transfer from the Phone to the PC, it shows that it is transferring and even notifies me that the transfer was ...
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Bluetooth adapter not present in ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS

I am using Oracle virtual box[4.3.8] with windows 7 as host and ubuntu 12.04.4 as guest.My bluetooth adapter is working fine in windows but, no adapters found in ubuntu. How to solve this?...
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Bluetooth Audio and SoftPhone Audio Input/Output

I have a Voip Softphone software that I would like to start using on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. Here's the thing. My system sound right now goes through my HDMI to my speaker system so I can play music ...
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Is it possible to stream audio via Bluetooth from Ubuntu to Ubuntu/Debian?

I resuscitated an 14 years old pc with a very good audio set and made a stereo of it. Via Bluez+Pulse I can stream music from my Android phone to this PC easily. My Ubuntu laptop is paired and ...
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Both bluetooth and wifi not connecting

I'm having problems both with bluetooth and wifi, my pc is a Lenovo B5400. The BT can do a scan, but it isn't able to find any devices; I don't see any wifi network (but I have a working Ethernet ...
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Bluetooth keyboard won't connect until PIN verification

I want to connect my bluetooth keyboard (macintosh) at Startup. But what should i say, i have to enter a PIN, without a keyboard is connected... Is there a way to connect my keyboard without ...
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How to configure bluetooth applet to start OFF or as the last state when logging in?

Every time I log in, bluetooth is ON and I cannot change this behavior from the bluetooth applet. Is this a bad design or is there a reason why it is like this? How can I change it?
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Bluetooth Support for Yoga 11s in ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed 14.04 LTS on my lenovo yoga 11s. I was wondering if there is/will be bluetooth support on this machine. As it stands, the bluetooth tab in the system settings shows the swtich, ...
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how to make iphone as a mouse via bluetooth

Ubuntu 12.10, Bluetooth 2.0 I'm looking for a way to use my iphone as a mouse using bluetooth connection. It's already and certainly work when I'm using Mac or Windows. The reason why I want to use ...
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bluez 5.19 PS4 controller

I currently have a problem when pairing my computer with a PS4 remote. On my Ubuntu 14.04 I removed everything related with bluez and bluetooth, and I built and installed bluez 5.19. Here are some ...
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12.04 not detecting Apple Wireless Keyboard

I'm having some issues pairing an Apple Wireless Keyboard with my Asus laptop running 12.04 and Win7. It does not have native Bluetooth, so I'm using a generic Rocketfish USB adapter. I did get it ...
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Ralink Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 13.04

My Bluetooth is not working in Ubuntu 13.04. I am unable to turn it on and also, Bluetooth icon doesn't show up in the top bar. I asked about this on #ubuntu IRC and they said that I am missing the ...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

It is telling that no bluetooth adapter found but I was using bluetooth on 12.04. shishir@shishir-HP-ProBook-445-G1:~$ bluetoothd -d -n bluetoothd[5782]: Bluetooth daemon 4.101 bluetoothd[5782]: ...
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Sharing phone's internet connection on laptop without the help of USB cable

At the moment, I use my phone's internet connection on my laptop by using a USB cable. How do I set things up to use internet using my phone without the USB cable. So, that I can get rid of the USB ...
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Share the Internet connestion over Bluetooth (Ubuntu Gnome)

I wanted to create a Wi-Fi hotspot, to share my Internet connection to an android tablet, but that seems to be impossible, as the connection disconnects when I activate the hotspot. Therefore I would ...
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How to Send Files to My Computer via Bluetooth?

I can pair my HTC One X with Ubuntu, but I can't send any files to my computer from my phone. Every time I try my phone reports the transfer failed and I never get prompted by the computer to accept ...
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Internet connection sharing from PC to Phone over Bluetooth

I have already read other questions relating to sharing Internet connection from the Phone to the PC. This as most of us know works out of the box in latest Ubuntu (and for some it just needs to ...
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Laptop's Internal bluetooth not being recognised by ubuntu: how to diagnose the problem?

I have an Acer Aspire 4810T with ubuntu 10.04 installed on it. Fn+F3 should turn on/off the internal bluetooth receiver. But it does nothing. The "bluetooth" menu in System > Preferences says "your ...
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Bluetooth timeout on boot

every time I boot my ubuntu I get something like this message : Bluetooth: hci0 command timeout It slows up booting a bit so I would like to know is there fix for this. Or can I disable bluetooth ...
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No sound from bluetooth headset, but its detected

I have an bluetooth headset connected to my computer, the buttons play/pause/volume are working fine, but i have no sound in the headset, but in the speaker of the computer. In fact i played with the ...
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Using mobile phone's internet through bluetooth

How can I connect to a mobile phone through a bluetooth connection to use the mobile phone's internet connection?
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Problems connecting to Bluetooth headset - 14.04

I've read carefully This post but still have problems to connect to one of my Bluetooth headset. I have two bluetooth headsets (SHB71150 from philips, and WeSC Piston along with two bluetooth dongles ...
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Unable to use/detect a Bluetooth dongle on 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and for some unknown reason I'm unable to use a 4th generation Bluetooth adapter. here is the result of lsusb command (you can clearly see the Belkin Usb Dongle ...
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Ubuntu does not enable bluetooth after suspend

My bluetooth is not recognized after sleep. Probably is something related to BIOS but I am not 100% sure. The output of hcitool dev shows nothing and rfkill list all only lists the wireless card. I ...
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Bluetooth not installed properly - Xubuntu 14.04

I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 and now when I switch on the laptop's bluetooth hardware switch, I don't see the Bluetooth icon in the notification area nor in the indicator plugin (as used to happen ...
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Bluetooth mouse lagging

I've just bought a new bluetooth mouse (Thinkpad bluetooth mouse). I'm able to connect it and it works but it lags and jumps (the cursor doesn't move smoothly as it should). At first I thought it was ...
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Cant enable bluetooth on Thinkpad X220 xUbuntu 14.04

I am having problems enabling bluetooth since installing xUbuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad X220, in 13.10 all was working fine. When I installed 14.04 I did a fresh install rather than upgrade. Running ...
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How to enable Bluetooth RT3298 on Zotac Zbox AD12 under Ubuntu 12.10?

I have a new Zotac Zbox AD12 and everything worked fine after installation of Ubuntu 12.10, except for the intregrated Wifi and Bluetooth (Combo RT3290 Wifi + RT3298 BT) I have already managed to get ...
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No bluetooth with intell 7260 AC in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed the new WiFi 7260 AC + Bluetooth 4.0 card from Intel in my laptop. The card is automatically detected by Ubuntu 14.04 x64 (kernel 3.10.+) and my WiFi is stable and very speedy. But no ...
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PulseAudio automatically loads default loopback module after I load one

I am trying to stream audio from a Bluetooth source to a Bluetooth sink. I connect the devices, get confirmation that their modules are loaded in PulseAudio, then I load the loopback module. The ...
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How can I remove bluetooth-applet in 11.10?

I tried adding rfkill block bluetooth to /etc/rc.local. This did not work. I tried adding both blacklist bluetooth and blacklist btusb to etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf. This did not work. So I went ...
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How do I use the microphone and speaker of my phone as native ubuntu devices?

The Google Voice 'trick' I was using on my Nexus 4 recently became unavailable. Due to poor reception and no landline I could do with getting Google Voice working somehow. Hence... I would like to ...
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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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Cannot transfer files to the PC through Bluetooth

The Bluetooth starts by itself on login and when I try to transfer a file from my Android phone to it, it doesn't accept it. While "searching," my phone shows my PC but the file doesn't get accepted.
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Connecting my laptop with my phone via bluetooth in ftp mode

I am not able to play or transfer any media file in my laptop when connected to my moto g phone in ftp mode using bluetooth.My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.What is the solution?
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Re installation of bluedevil or any substitute for it

I have Kubuntu 14.04 but I've uninstalled Bluedevil with deals with bluetooth. And now I am not able to use bluetooth. When I try to re install it gives the following note "The "bluedevil" package ...
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How do I show blueproximity's icon in the panel?

I just upgraded to Natty and am getting used to the new interface. I depend on blue proximity for locking my desktop when I leave my office. After upgrade I no longer see the icon in the panel area. ...
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Laptop bluetooth not working

I have an MSI CR41 laptop, which has a bluetooth 4.0, before I was using Windows, but just recently I decided to totally leave Windows and switch to the open source and I chose Ubuntu as my new OS. ...
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Bluetooth mouse contstantly failes to reconnect after sleep

It seems the bluetooth subsystem shows some bugs after the upgrade to 13.10. It was working quite happily at 13.04. The bluetooth mouse I have, simply won't connect after the computer goes into any ...
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PulseAudio channel map at run time

Could I map (Swap) the channel at run time. I am using the ffmpeg to record the both video and audio from two logitech cam/mic and bluetooth mic. Now currently at the starting of recording bluetooth ...