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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USB Bluetooth Adapter Not Working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a USB Bluetooth adapter (0a12:0001) that has some problems under Trusty. It works about 50% of the time, and if I unplug it and reconnect it, then it works again. I know this is a known issue. ...
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Connecting by default to Logitech K810 Bluetooth Keyboard

I bought a Logitech K810 Bluetooth Keyboard -- and after using these steps to pair with Ubuntu 14.04 -- I want it to connect by default. On startup the keyboard is not connected, and after logging ...
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How can I install a USB bluetooth dongle in Ubuntu 12.04?

I would like to use a USB bluetooth dongle on Ubuntu 12.04. I guess that I will have install some drivers first. So where do I get those? Are there any universal bluetooth drivers? Do I have to do ...
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how to Connect BlueTooth device running Serial Port Profile (SPP from command line

I have the device with Blue-Tooth on the board. The firmware in the device runs Serial Port Profile (SPP) stack on it. It works well when I connect to this device from my laptop by means of ...
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how to install Wifi and Bluetooth drivers in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I am using HP Pavilion 15 -no11tu which has been awarded the status of Enabled for Ubuntu. When Ubuntu was shipped with my hp laptop,Everything worked fine including WiFi,webcam and Bluetooth. Some ...
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Bluetooth service fails to start

I have been trying to enable Bluetooth on my System76 Gazelle Professional laptop (running Ubuntu 14.10) to connect a Bluetooth headset, but have failed so far. I know the laptop supports Bluetooth ...
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Making the xinput --set-button-map changes permanent

I have a new mouse which runs on bluetooth, but I had to setup the middle mouse button manually using xinput --set-button-map. This isn't persistent after reboot, so I wrote a small python script to ...
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Ubuntu USB Discriptor -22 Read Error - Acer Aspire TC-605

I have a Acer Aspire TC-605, my specs are the following: Windows 8.1 Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz 12GB Ram 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor but I keep getting that error, My ...
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Bluetooth speaker via ALSA

I have Lubuntu 14.10 so I run ALSA instead of PulseAudio and I am not about to change it. blueman-manager lets me detect my speaker as headphones but choosing Setup-Audio Receiver(A2DP) results in ...
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Volume control doesn't work with bluetooth headset but works fine with wired headset

I am unable to change volume after connecting bluetooth headset. It shows as changing but output volume doesn't change. Everything works fine with wired headset.
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Acer VN7-591G, WiFi and Bluetooth not working

On my Acer VN7-591G I just bought the wifi and Bluetooth (both on the same chip) are not currently working (using Ubuntu 14.10). As stated by a sticker on the bottom of the notebook: "This device ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Lenovo Mouse N700

I have recently updated my dual boot of Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Mouse N700, which works fine when connected using Wireless USB Dongle. However, when I try to connect using ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wireless driver

As I have searched for days and days online and couldn't find any solutions I decided to ask personally. I have MSi CX620MX laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 This is a laptop we ...
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How to use Yamanha MCR-B142 Bluetooth connection as audio output speakers?

1) The Yamanha MCR-B142 mini-HiFi has Bluetooth for streaming audio. I can successfully connect to it from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the device appears in the Bluetooth connections. bt-device -l Added ...
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away

My apple bluetooth aluminum keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away. They don't even have time to connect. I'm just wondering why that is.
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Buetooth not working on 14.04, not shown in lspci or lsusb

I have a problem with bluetooth on a lenovo G50-70 running 14.04 with kernel 3.16 Can turn bluetooth on and off from the system tray, but it doesn't seem to activate the actual device. I've ...
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How do I use the DUALSHOCK 4 with Ubuntu 14.10?

Quite simply, how do I setup, configure and use the Sony DUALSHOCK 4 controller with Ubuntu 14.10 ("Utopic Unicorn")? I remember the Linux kernel was updated a while back to add native support... ...
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MY HP 650's Bluetooth/Wifi has defied all solutions

Please help! All the solutions given to activate blue tooth and Wireless connections in my HP 650 running on Ubuntu 12.04 has not worked. I ve tried updates, codes to turn on, the rfkill options, etc. ...
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Bluetooth connectivity issues with hx-hp420 headset

i have ubuntu 14.10 and am trying to connect my jam transit Bluetooth headset on a dell inspiron 3520 problem is it doesn't even show and said to update ...update was invalid am very new to terminal ...
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What is the best bluetooth mouse that works out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04 and have long battery life?

What is the best bluetooth mouse that works out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04 and have long battery life? I have Microsft 5000 and have problems with Ubuntu 12.04 also its battery life is really ...
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Automatically connect bluetooth mouse

I have a bluetooth mouse (Apple Mighty Mouse) which I use with Kubuntu (KDE). I always have to manually connect to the mouse, although it is listed as a trusted device. How can I automatically connect ...
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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 Socket Program: connect: Host is down

I am trying to test rfcomm_server.c and rfcomm_client.c (from the link https://github.com/balle/bluetooth-snippets) on my new Bluetooth dongle. When I run rfcomm_client, it exits on connect giving ...
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Atheros Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 14.10

FIXED, take a look at the Launchpad bug! I have a very peculiar problem on Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 x64. My internal WiFi/Bluetooth adapter gets detected and WiFi works fine. Its Bluetooth functionality ...
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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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Bluetooth/Blueman won't detect bluetooth devices, other devices can't find computer

I have an Acer Aspire E14 which came with an internal bluetooth adapter. On Ubuntu 14.04, the adapter is detected alright, but the computer can't find any other bluetooth devices, and other bluetooth ...
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Issue with ubuntu and bluetooth mouse and keyboard

I have a bluetooth mouse & keyboard (Dell KM714) that don't seem to be recognized by Ubuntu 14.10. They don't appear in the list of bluetooth devices when I am looking for them. Is there a way to ...
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Logitech bluetooth headset on ubuntu 14-04 connect but dont work

The device get connected and can be seen in the sound settings, but if checked it in sound settings it appears as non-checked at the next opening of sound settings....
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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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bluetooth problem : Bluetooth and Nokia Symbian

I have Nokia E63, laptop ASUS X452C with Linux 14.04 LTS and Bluetooth UBS Dongle. When I wanted to shared photo from My handphone to Laptop, and fail. My handphone unable share photo to laptop. ...
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What is causing my Intel 7260 bluetooth device to disconnect when I unblock it with rfkill?

SOLUTION: The problem appears to be that the Bluetooth module does not work well with xHCI in Linux. There is a BIOS setting labeled "XHCI PRE-BOOT MODE", which must be set to "Disabled". If it is ...
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Wacom Bamboo CTH-300 not recognized Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got the Wacom Bamboo tablet (CTH-300) and, obviously, I wanted to try it out! So, I plugged it in...and nothing happened. I tried changing USB ports - nothing. I checked out the Wacom ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work in ASUS X550L

I have an ASUS X550L pc running Ubuntu 14.04 The bluetooth doesnt work and stops scanning after about 20secs with no devices found. And the device is not found too even though its set to ...
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bluetooth pairing fails everytime i connect to other devices

i installed the driver as illustrated by answer on this link Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth Problem on Ubuntu 14.04 By doing so, it enabled my bluetooth.I can search other devices, other devices can ...
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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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Wifi slows down if I connect with Bluetooth device on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a 75 Mbit/s Wifi connection and the Wifi generally works great and fast. Although if I connect to any bluetooth device (e.g. some Audio device) the Wifi suddenly slows down significantly, but I ...
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Thinkpad Bluetooth K/B disconnects when pressing crtl

On 14.04, I've been able to use Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 TAB2 Bluetooth Keyboard with Stand - 0B47270 04Y1488 fine. Suddenly, after a few hours of idel time, it starts to disconnect. Looks like it ...
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Bluetooth didn't work for my Acer E11 (ES1-111-C0A7)

I bought a Acer E11 (ES1-111-C0A7) and upgraded it from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.10. When I use Win8.1, Bluetooth is working correctly but in Ubuntu it doesn't. I guess the BT chip is BCM43412, but ...
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Where are bluetooth link keys stored in Ubuntu 14.10?

I am trying to set specific bluetooth link keys for a device in Ubuntu 14.10 but I am unable to find where they are stored. The purpose is to have a bluetooth mouse working in both Ubuntu and Windows ...
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Bluetooth Devise is off

I have hp pavilion g6 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 OS. I am Unable to open the Bluetooth, the option is always off in system settings There is message " No Bluetooth adapter found" Do I need to do some ...
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Bluetooth receiver doesn't appear in sound options 14.04

I've got a SMK Link Nano Dongle Bluetooth 4.0 LE + EDR Bluetooth adapter for my Acer Aspire. I've got an Onkyo receiver with Bluetooth capabilities. I've got it both paired and connected with my ...
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permanently disable bluetooth

I simply don't use bluetooth. Since it can be a security risk and also drains the battery I would like to keep it deactivated. I quickly found the option to turn it off in the settings menu, but the ...
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Can't enable bluetooth on Ubuntu 14.04

I can not enable bluetooth using the bluetooth preference window. Moving the switch to 'I' will put it back to 'O', I can only enable it from the bluetooth applet. Also, I have a bluetooth mouse and ...
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Bluetooth Driver for Realtek RT3290

I see so many people are looking for the Bluetooth driver for RT3290 from realtek. But there is same hardware qualified(under certified systems) by Ubuntu with same Chip e.g. "Ubuntu on Asus X501U" ; ...
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Can I use my computer as an A2DP receiver?

First, the problem: I'm using a Cowon MP3 player as my main music player with basic earplugs. It offers A2DP & I'd like to have my netbook (running UNE 10.04) act as receiver. Some resources on ...
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A2DP connection not shown in PulseAudio

I'm trying to pipe the audio ouput to my Belkin Z73 bluetooth receiver but once connected and paired with the key 0000 the receiver doesn't show up in PulseAudio. Furthermore the following command ...
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Bluetooth on Easynote te69bm not working

I've just starting using Ubuntu (LTS 14.04), so the issue could be a piece of cake but I have no idea of how to solve it As I wrote in the title, my bluetooth is not working. Seems to be activated ...
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bluez very slower than windows bluetooth stack

i compare sending speed file via bluetooth in ubuntu and windows ... bluetooth dongle in both are same ... one file in both are same ... i send one file with 5MB size in windows to my phone --- ...
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Reverse Scroll (natural scroll) on a bluetooth mouse

I have a sculpt touch mouse from Microsoft and the reverse mode works well on the touchpad but on the mouse it doesn't work well. Just tried to install the natural scroll app but just a few apps can ...