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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No Bluetooth adapter. “hciconfig” showing no output.ubuntu14.10

I installed ubuntu 14.10, bluetooth is not being displayed in the menu bar the application says "no bluetooth adpter found" output of rfkill list all is: 0: phy0: Wireless ...
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HP slim bluetooth keyboard connection failed

I just got the Hewlett Packard Slim Bluetooth Keyboard (KT-1281) and a corresponding HP BT Mouse. While the mouse is quickly connected and works smoothly on Ubuntu 12.04, the keyboard is detected, but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Dual Shock 4 Controller Setup?

How do I get the touchpad of Sony's Dual Shock 4 Controller working? Also how can I get this thing to work in Source Engine games? The buttons work but the Joysticks do not!
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Sound from bluetooth speaker seems to freeze often and is out of sync with the video

Computer Model: Dell Inspiron N5050 (laptop). Version of Ubuntu: Have checked in Ubuntu 13.10 and 13.04 Model of Bluetooth speaker: Bose Soundlink mini bluetooth speaker Description of issue: Issue ...
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Stuck keys with bluetooth keyboard in Ubuntu 14.10

I just bought a bluetooth keyboard. I can pair with it OK from the indicator menu. However, I have two problems: Keys randomly get stuck on repeattttttttttttt when I'm typing "fast" (I'm composing ...
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13.04 Logitech bluetooth speaker adapter pairing but no mixer output

I had to change [General] Enable = Socket in /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf to get it to pair. But now that they are I don't get an output in pavucontrol. D: [pulseaudio] bluetooth-util.c: Registering ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect my Bluetooth receiver, how to fix it?

Read first This is a Canonical question that will be signpost to solve Bluetooth issues. Please, whenever any of this answers does not fix your issue, provide the same information as this ...
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How to activate Bluetooth on HP 15 notebook, using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

Please help. I cant activate Bluetooth on my HP laptop. Problem - no Bluetooth adapters found. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, Intel Celeron, HP 15 Notebook. I already installed the Bluetooth ...
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Extending Python lightblue module to use multiple bluetooth dongles

I'm using the lightblue module and pybluez to send files via bluetooth to obex protocol object push. But I need to use multiple bluetooth dongles (3 and more) to send files to multiple devices (20 and ...
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14.10: Bluetooth connection always fails first time

When I power on my Bose Soundlink external speaker, it automatically connects to my laptop. But, it then errors out. This is an example log of starting the bluetooth deamon and powering on the ...
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Enable Bluetooth on Gigabyte GC-WB300D PCI-e card in Unbuntu 14.10

Struggling to enable bluetooth on the combo wifi/bluetooth Gigabyte GC-WB300D pci-e card in Ubuntu 14.10. The link indicates that it uses ath3k. Here is the output from lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and bluez-5.8 configure: error: systemd system unit directory is required

I am installing bluez 5.8 on Ubuntu 13.40 and while running ./configure, I am getting this error message. checking systemd system unit dir... configure: error: systemd system unit directory is ...
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My Asus X451CA laptop bluetooth driver and touchpad driver is not working as the should

When I try to scroll with my touch pad it becomes very slow and inconsistent. My Bluetooth shows that it is disabled. What can I do to make my Bluetooth and touch pad work properly?
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Bluetooth not working in Lenovo G510

My problem is that my laptop don't see any devices via Bluetooth, like my smartphone. I turned visible on my phone on. I don't have any soft/hard block on bt. I using Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 Sorry for my ...
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Bluetooth (Atheros AR5BBU22) not working

Bluetooth can't see devices. In Windows 7 working properly. Ubuntu 12.04 and 11.10 lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Wi-fi on my HP pavilion dv6 laptop is not working neither is bluetooth

After i formatted my hard drive my all wireless connection are not working. i'm suppose to make a recovery disc before formatting my hard drive. which i forgot. now i can't use my wireless network ...
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Bluetooth unable to start on Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried to start Bluetooth on HP Pro-book 4540s but failed. I tried to define it but can't do it. ~$ dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 19.667724] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 19.667754] Bluetooth: ...
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Bluetooth mouse cant connect after reboot

I have Microsoft Sculpt BT Mouse , I could set up my mouse , and it worked , but after reboot ,it's not working anymore I clicked connect under the bluetooth menu with my touchpad , but it cant ...
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MPD with pulseaudio

I have recently made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10 and once again I am left with trouble with MPD. I think I had managed to fix it last time, but I am not sure how. My issue is to be able to use an ...
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I can't activate Wifi or Bluetooth on a Toshiba Satellite Laptop

I'm new to Ubuntu and i installed Ubuntu 13.10 to my Toshiba Satellite L500D laptop. But wifi and Bluetooth are not working, although wireless connectivity light is always on. How can I activate wifi ...
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How can I avoid having to pair my bluetooth mouse all the time?

I am dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 8. I have a Microsoft bluetooth mouse. It is working properly in both OSes but I have to pair every time when I switch OS. Is there any way to use the bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth not working on BCM43142 on 14.10

I have an issue on a Dell Vostro 3560 with a BCM43142 where the Bluetooth doesn't work even with the proprietary drivers installed. The WiFi works just fine. I'm running a fresh installation of Ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth keyboard disconnecting

Ubuntu 14.04 I have been having issues with my bluetooth keyboard (Targus Bluetooth Keyboard) disconnecting within ten seconds after I stop typing. Bluetooth Manager still shows the device on the ...
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Unrecognized adapter after turn off

Although this post is old, but I'm getting the same issue. Normally I turn off the adapter and only I turn it on when I'm gonna use it for transfer or use mobile 4G network or use my mobile as AP. But ...
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Bluetooth headphone is not connecting with Ubuntu

My Bluetooth headphone is not connecting with Ubuntu. The device is a Soundlogic Bluetooth Foldable Headset Although it was working fine, but since the last three days, it won't connect anymore. The ...
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Bluetooth BCM431412 not working in Ubuntu 14.04

Firstly, it is my first question, so please pardon me, if you see any mistakes... I'm running a x64 Ubuntu distr in a: Sony Vaio SVF15A13CDB With a WiFi/Bluetooth board BCM43142 and my Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth doesn't detect any device on Ubuntu 14.04 using an Acer E3-111

My mouse is a Logitech M555Bb, I have a phone etc too, but none are visible in Ubuntu. Other devices can see these, so it's not a peripheral's issue. lspci shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Turning off Bluetooth also turns off Wi-Fi on HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 on a dual boot HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea. If I disable Bluetooth then Wi-Fi is also disabled. I have looked at these similar reported issues: ...
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Remap keycodes after adding bluetooth keyboard

I've used xmodmap to remap keys for bluetooth keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04: xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap remove mod1 = Alt_L remove mod1 = Alt_R keycode 180 = Alt_L keycode 225 = Alt_R add mod1 = Alt_L add mod1 = ...
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Bluetooth is not working in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my Acer 64bit laptop. My bluetooth is totally not working. If I click on "Set Up New Device" nothing happens..it just shows the searching icon but doesn't find any ...
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Using bluetooth keyboard with ubuntu

I just have installed ubuntu I bought my computer in France and it is a French keyboard I'm not French so typing on it is awkward. I have a blue tooth keyboard but my computer does not have a blue ...
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I`ve got some problems with new Acer Aspire S3

I just got a new Acer Aspire S3 Laptop, and I've installed Ubuntu on it. Here is some problems: 1. Bluetooth (AR3012) can't find any devices. rfkill shows that everything is fine, but I still can't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth not working insprion 15R

I m unable to enable Bluetooth on Ubuntu 14.04(Dell Inspiron 15R). I m unable to find Bluetooth in the list after executing 'rfkill list all' mani@mani-Inspiron-N5010:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 005: ID ...
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Bluetooth problems after installing Gnome on 14.04 LTS

A week ago I installed Ubuntu - mainly for web development - as I thought it will save me some time. Now, I had the issue that Unity crashed once in a while, it either froze or disappeared, ...
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PulseAudio: Module Initialization Module

I'm trying to connect my phone via bluetooth to my PC. But I'm unable to load the module-bluetooth-discover in pactl. I have pulseaudio-module-bluetooth installed. Also all of the bluetooth modules ...
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Can I control my computer from my Tablet?

I'm wondering if there is an App/something else that can control my computer from any internet point? Like, if I'm at school with my tablet, and I forget to turn of my computer, can I shut down my ...
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Sony BTN200 bluetooth headphone on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a pair of SONY BTN200 bluetooth headphone that I would like to use on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Unfortunately my laptop cannot see them. Bluetooth is on on both the laptop and the headphone of course, ...
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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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Can I recover photos with photorec via bluetooth?

I've accidentally deleted photos that are on my phones internal memory. The only way to access my phone is via bluetooth, but photorec won't accept it as a valid target: ╰─$ photorec ...
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Bluetooth Not Working on 14.10 with BCM43142

thanks for the help. Anyways, as the title says I have the Broadcom43142 chip for Wifi & Bluetooth. It is a dual-chip, it contains both WiFi and Bluetooth. *Groans Here is the output from dmesg ...
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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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bluetooth paired can't connect to car audio device

i'm would like to connect via bluetooth my laptop to my car stereo. I have this working on my other laptop connected as headset and am able to get awesome sound from it. I lent it out to a buddy and ...
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Handsfree Agent not registered when I try to connect a Android via Bluetooth

I am trying to connect an Android phone to my PC with a bluetooth dongle. This is my config : hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB BD Address: 00:11:22:98:76:54 ACL MTU: 1021:4 SCO MTU: 180:1 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 bluetooth A2DP does not work

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 in a new partition and I have some issues with bluetooth. I usually use bluetooth to connect to my wireless headset, in the old partition with Ubuntu 12.10 everything is ...
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Bluetooth not working with Ubuntu 14.04

I own a HP-g4-1008tu laptop. I have been using ubuntu 12.04 on it for quite some time and had faced no problems. Last week I did a clean install of ubuntu 14.04 on it. However, now I see that my ...
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Pulseaudio not detecting bluetooth headset automatically

The Pavucontrol on my Xubuntu 13.10 detects my bluetooth headset, but only after I type the commands : pulseaudio -k sudo alsa force-reload After a few seconds the headset appears in the ...
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Bluetooth Apple Keyboard connects but unresponsive

So I upgraded to 14.04 today, and once everything was installed i noticed that my apple bluetooth keyboard stopped working. It was working fine in 12.04. The keyboard pairs and connects fine, and I ...
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How can I make the function keys the default on a Logitech K760 Bluetooh keyboard?

I had hoped that solaar would help, but it seems to only work for the Logitech wireless devices that use Logitech's proprietary scheme. I have Bluetooth keyboard (K760). I know it can be told to use ...
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Can't activate Bluetooth on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire 4830TG. I can't activate Bluetooth. I have no Icon in the top bar (the check box in the settings does nothing) and when I click activate in the settings ...
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Drivers wireless network and bluettoth

Good morning, as they are, I have a Lenovo ultraboock Idepad Yoga 11S and I installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04 but it does not work the wireless network and bluetooth, how can I solve this problem. ...