Bluetooth is a wireless technology designed for short range communication between compatible devices. The Linux kernel includes the BlueZ Bluetooth stack.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
2answers
2k views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Python playback can't chose Bluetooth device in Volume Control

Using Radio Tray in Xubuntu 15.10. Outputs fine to headphone jack on the computer. But when I try to change the output to the bluetooth device (Philips Fidelio) in the pulseaudio Volume Control, ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Bluez 5.X and Ubuntu 14.0X

Has anyone been able to successfully install Bluez 5.X on Ubuntu 14.04? I need to upgrade it to use a new Bluetooth mouse, but I've tried several times and it seems to break the OS. Thanks in advance ...
3
votes
1answer
176 views

Bluetooth hardware is not detected after and upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10

I used to have windows on the same laptop and Bluetooth worked fine, but after Ubuntu 15.10 installation, it doesn't recognize the hardware, what can I do to get the proper driver? This is my ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Bluetooth headphone is not working in Ubuntu 15.10

I just migrated from Ubuntu 15.04 64bit to 15.10 64bit version. In the updated system my existing SONY bluetooth Headset (model: MDR-ZX550BN) is not supporting. Though it was added as a new bluetooth ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Bluetooth not working!

I am running Gnome 3.6 and KDE 4.10.5 on Ubuntu 13.04 on an ASUS X53U. The computer can boot in Windows 7 (from Grub). In Windows, I can turn bluetooth on and off and use it. In Ubuntu (I tried both ...
-1
votes
1answer
296 views

Bluetooth Pairing on Dual boot of Windows & Ubuntu - Stop having to Pair Devices Repeatedly [closed]

When switching from Windows to Ubuntu, you may find yourself having to pair your device again. This will happen every time you enter Ubuntu. Now, how do you prevent this? This answer also listed ...
-1
votes
1answer
33 views

Bluetooth disable Lenovo G580 Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now i cant turn on Bluetooth. I also installed Blueman but it still does not work. I found this other forum entry (Bluetooth not working Lenovo G580 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) ...
0
votes
0answers
112 views

Bluetooth drops intermittently 15.10 Ubuntu Gnome

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T450 with an aluminium Bluetooth Apple Keyboard and Apple Magic Trackpad. Both work as expected, however I tend to lose connection from one or the ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Bluetooth icon appeared with Android Studio

I installed Android Studio last week. After it installed the emulator, a Bluetooth icon showed up on my taskbar. This isn't really a problem, but it's really confusing, because my laptop does not have ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Centrino Advanced-N 6235 no bluetooth device

Has anyone managed to get bluetooth working with Vivid Vervet and the Intel Centrino Advanced-n 6235 on a Samsung Chronos Series 7? Rfkill and hcitool show no bluetooth device. Similar to ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

BQ aquaris 4.5 bluetooth can't connect

I have phone BQ Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition and have problem with Bluetooth. It can't connect to any thing. I tried: Bluetooth keyboard Microsoft wedge - it doesn't show pin code. Bluetooth mouse ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Headset stopped working in A2DP mode

My machine is running Ubuntu 14.04 3.13.0-29-generic #53-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jun 4 21:00:20 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux and my bluetooth headset that has been working in A2DP mode since I ...
0
votes
2answers
541 views

Bluetooth is not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a noob in Ubuntu. Bluetooth in my Ubuntu is not working. It was working fine in Windows but not in Ubuntu. I've searched many pages in Ubuntu forum, but none of them made bluetooth work. I think I ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Bluetooth Visibility

Along to what is written here, I tried wrote sudo hciconfig hci0 piscan, and got this line: Can't set scan mode on hci0: Network is down (100) (and rfkill shows that bluetooth isn't blocked) ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Jaybird Bluebuds x - Bluetooth does not work

I've had my Bluebuds x for a while now, but they suddenly stopped connecting to any device, seems like Bluetooth is not working. I've already reset it, but it doesn't work. I can hear it saying "power ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Using IPEGA bluetooth gamepad with STEAM @ LINUX

I have successfuly paired gamepad IPEGA PG-9025 (bluetooth) with my notebook (UBUNTU 14.10) IPEGA PG-9025 can handle 4 diferent device modes when pairing, but only one makes sense for STEAM gaming - ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

14.04 Bluetooth Speaker Automatically Switches from A2DP to Telephony Duplex

I have a Bluetooth speaker, I originally paired it with my Ubuntu 14.04 machine and mistakenly had the curiosity to see if I could change equalizer settings by installing pulseaudio-equalizer. When I ...
1
vote
1answer
779 views

HP Mini Stream bluetooth not working

Using (K)Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a HP Stream Mini desktop. It's in use as a HTPC and I'd like to get an aftermarket Bluetooth keyboard to work. I connect to a wired network so not bothered about the ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

how to unlock bluetooth service in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

After installing ubuntu 15.10 i have some problems with bluetooth file sharing:my PC has established BT connection to Samsung phone and I can send files from my PC to phone, but can't do it otherwise. ...
2
votes
0answers
495 views

Choppy audio playback on bluetooth headset (which keeps getting disconnected)

I am running ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) on Lenovo B480 laptop. lsusb lists bluetooth chip as follows:- Bus 001 Device 009: ID 0a5c:21f4 Broadcom Corp. Output of sudo lspci -vnn -d 14e4: 02:00.0 ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views
3
votes
1answer
228 views

Ubuntu 15.10, logitech mx anywhere mouse pairs but doesn't do anything

When I used Ubuntu 15.04 with bluez5 from PPA installed, the mouse works. But after installing Ubuntu 15.04, the mouse doesn't work. [bluetooth]# info XX:XX:XX:XX:XX Device XX:XX:XX:XX:XX Name: MX ...
6
votes
2answers
478 views

Logitech K380 bluetooth keyboard - make function keys default

There is a software for Windows called "Logitech Options" which can switch media keys to function keys, but this setting is not remembered in keyboard. There are similar cases with other logitech ...
6
votes
2answers
4k views

Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse pairs but doesn't do anything

I recently bought the new Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse and have gotten it to work on my windows machines and but when I try to use it on my Dell M3800 running Ubuntu 14.04 it doesn't work at all. I ...
0
votes
0answers
248 views

15.04 on yoga 3 pro bluetooth problem

I installed 15.04 on my yoga 3 pro everything works great i love it except the bluetooth wont connect to my devices , it seems to work takes far too long to search for any devices and then when i try ...
19
votes
7answers
100k views

Get rid of 0.5s latency when playing audio over Bluetooth with A2DP

As described in the title I experience a half a second delay when playing audio over Bluetooth with A2DP. This makes watching movies not possible as the sound is not synchronised with the video. I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

How to use the bluetooth answer button for SIP phone software?

Is there a way or software to use the answer button of a bluetooth headset to end SIP calls on Ubuntu? For example, how could I configure Linphone to answer calls on a press of the answer button? ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

My Bluetooth problem

I had a friend who Bluetooth me a website, but I can't seem to find it. I have checked my documents, videos, pictures and download section. Any suggestions where it might be?
1
vote
1answer
58 views

connect two bluetooth devices at once

I have a bluetooth speaker and a bluetooth mouse.. When I connect the mouse the speaker will start stuttering. Is this normal? How should I debug this? Please advise and I will update this with ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Android device connects to my computer, but doesn't play audio over Bluetooth

I turn on Bluetooth on both my devices and open up Music on my Android. I select a song to play, press the menu button, and tap "Via Bluetooth": I tap on my computer in the "Bluetooth Device ...
1
vote
1answer
558 views

PulseAudio can not load bluetooth module 15.10

I am having trouble connecting my bluetooth speakers with a fresh 15.10 install. The speakers are connected however they are not listed as available audio device. I tried to load the bluetooth ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

How to connect Moga Pro controller to Ubuntu 14.04

I was wondering how to connect a Moga Pro bluetooth controller to Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to set up a new device on the ubuntu computer via bluetooth, it sees my device, but when I select it, it ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Can I connect Ubuntu to Bluetooth Speaker?

Can I stream music from my Ubuntu laptop to a JBL Pulse2 bluetooth speaker? Ubuntu's listing of bluetooth devices shows my phone, but doesn't find the speaker. I got my android phone to work with the ...
2
votes
0answers
124 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Bluez5 Broadcom BCM20702A0

So I recently upgraded to Bluez5 by building the package from source via these instructions: How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? However now upon boot I get the following ...
6
votes
5answers
27k views

How do I connect to my Bluetooth headset?

I have an ACER C7 Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. Also I have two apps installed Bluetooth Manager and Bluetooth. I am trying to connect MEElectronics AF9-BK Air-Fi Stereo Bluetooth ...
1
vote
1answer
156 views

Bluetooth speaker (Magicbox) not working on Ubuntu 14.04

My DKnight Magicbox bluetooth speaker is not working on Ubuntu. It pairs, then after I select it as my output in sound settings, and then click on "test sound" there is no output. The speaker also ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

No sound on X3 wireless speaker

I have recently bought a Sony SRS-X3 wireless speaker. I'm using Kubuntu 15.10, I can pair the device, but the sound doesn't come out of the speakers. I don't know why. Any guideline?
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Forcing Ubuntu 14.04 to use a USB keyboard at boot

Had a water accident with my wired Apple keyboard this weekend. The Apple store has no more of the wired keyboards so I brought home a wireless. 14.04 is running on an Asus Z97 Sabertooth Mk 1. ...
-1
votes
1answer
313 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
83 views

Lenovo IdeaPad 100 - Issue with Bluetooth (Bus 002 Device 002: ID 258a:1005 )

I'm trying to find out why bluetooth search doesn't work. I've followed this tutorial steps here but dmesg did not give me a message such as "can't load firmware, may not work correctly" Note: wifi ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
173 views

How well does a BCM4321 bluetooth work?

I want to upgrade my HP DV6000's wireless card with a BCM4321, but I already have problems getting my BCM4311 to work. Is the BCM4321 card supported? How would I set it up?
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Bluetooth adapter not found in HP Pavillion 15-e015tx ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Earlier I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and my laptop was showing "no Bluetooth adapters found" and Bluetooth icon was not appearing in the panel. Also WiFi switch (F12) was not getting on but still ...
0
votes
1answer
258 views

Chrome will not play audio to the correct output

Google Chrome will not play music through my Jambox (a bluetooth speaker). I can play music from Firefox and VLC to the speaker, but chrome always plays on my built in laptop speakers. My laptop is ...
0
votes
0answers
202 views

Ubuntu 15.10 Pulseaudio pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover initiallization failure

I had a problem with the bluetooth module, the conecctión of the device is correct but when I try to use the Bluetooth device is not in pulseaudio options so I can not use it even though it is ...
0
votes
3answers
239 views

How to pair Wiimote in Ubuntu 15.10?

there are other posts about the Wiimote pairing, but none of the answers helped me, most of them are form ubuntu 12.10 and ubuntu 10.04 soe they are pretty old. the question is that Wiimote should be ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Can't hear over Bluetooth headset

On my ubuntu phone when connected to Bluetooth headset or "hands free" in the car at the time of the call I can't hear the caller and he cannot hear me (The device successfully mated). I tried to ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Bluetooth problem for file sharing

I got struct with bluetooth. But I can't configure it means I can enable the bluetooth but it's not highlighting the show device or send file to device etc.
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Bluetooth non working under Ubuntu 14.04

I can turn on bluetooth and searh for devices but it can't find any bluetooth devices are turned on. How can it be solved? I use this version of ubuntu: LSB Version: ...