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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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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how to send data from phone to ubuntu 12.04 through bluetooth?

I have a samsung galaxy grand prime phone. I am able to send data from laptop to phone using bluetooth without any problem, but cant do the same from phone to laptop. Thanks in advance!
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Bluetooth audio device connected but not showing up in audio devices

Ubuntu 15.04 Dell XPS-13 I can connect my audio devices via Bluetooth, but I can not use them as they don't show up in sounds settings as an output option (or input option). How do I fix this?
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Dell Wireless 360 bluetooth not working in lubuntu 14.04 LTS

Guys i just recently installed lubuntu 14.04 lts on my old dell latitude D530 with a Dell wireless 360 bluetooth module in it. Love the OS very much but the bluetooth is not working. Bluetooth is ...
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Bluetooth starts up at login [duplicate]

This has always annoyed me. Bluetooth turns on when I boot up my laptop, and it's a real drain if I forget to turn it off. It's been a year, and I'd like to find the solution, finally, here. Thank ...
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no bluetooth adapters found after upgradation to 14.04

I was using zorin os 5 on my compaq presario 510 and at that time my inbuilt bluetooth was working perfectly but after I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 it says no bluetooth adapters found. Installing again ...
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Bluetooth not working on ubuntu 14.04 with dell inspiron 15-3521

I have a laptop Dell inspiron 15-3521 with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed, It was working good (I removed this Ubuntu). I installed Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). (The driver installed is: ...
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use ubuntu app on raspberry

i want send file via raspberry pi to other phone via obex object push profile ... in raspberry pi i can use ussp-push but this app is very very slow i test this app in ubuntu and raspberry raspbian ...
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ASUS X550LD Bluetooth Driver Installation

I have ubuntu 14.04.02 on Asus x550ld Laptop, bluetooth is not working on my system please help me to install and enable bluetooth
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Stream audio to mobile device

I'd like to stream the audio from Ubuntu 10.10 to my HTC Desire HD (Android 2.2). I've seen solutions so far for streaming from audio players, but I'd like to stream any audio output from the PC to ...
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Nokia X6 Unable to connect as modem via bluetooth on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm using Nokia X6. With the older versions of Ubuntu, I was able to connect to internet via Bluetooth. But now on 15.04 I'm unable to do the same. With data cable it get's connected. Someone please ...
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BlueZ gatttool notifications

I am working over the BlueZ Library gatttool but when I run the gatttool command as mentioned below, it starts giving me notification endlessly. Is there is any way, that it gives the notification ...
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bluetooth not detecting devices (firmware error

my bluetooth is not able to detect any of the other bluetooth devices ... i was using windows before and the bluetooth was working fine ... dmesg | grep firmware results in "[ 15.275727] ...
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Bluetooth does not work in Ubuntu 15.04 but in 14.04

I have a problem with the MT7630E bluetooth driver: It works well, if I use it in Ubuntu 14.04. But if I upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, it does not work anymore. How do I proceed?
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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 ...
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Can I connect my Ubuntu Desktop to Google Cardboard?

This might be a strange question, but I am wondering if I could use Google Cardboard to replace my monitor. For this I'd like to connect an Ubuntu-Desktop with an Android Smartphone through Bluetooth ...
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PS4 Controller won't stay connected

I'm trying to connect my DualShock 4 Controller to my Ubuntu-box. As I'm running 15.04 I have been lead to believe that this should be possible "natively". When my controller is in pairing mode my PC ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Bluetooth - No adapters found - Dell Precision M4800

Post Ubuntu 15.04 upgrade, I found that the bluetooth was disabled on my machine. I went ahead and enabled the same and since then my Blueman Bluetooth Manager does not help me set up my devices. ...
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HP 15-r212nl Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth don't find device

on my notebook the Bluetooth doesn't work, I can't find it with my phone even if the Bluetooth on the notebook is turned on. lsusb output: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device ...
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Why can't I enable Bluetooth on ASUS X550LA with Ubuntu 15.04?

I have no clue why I can't seem to get Bluetooth running through settings... I am dual-booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu but it won't turn on and it states that it isn't on. and also when I run this: ...
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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 ...
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How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is using BlueZ ver4.98 which is not the latest version. I would like to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version. How can this be done?
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What's new in the next phone update?

Last week, there was an OTA software update for Ubuntu phone (https://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/04/16/phone-updates-april/). Now I have just read ...
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Bluetooth can't be enabled in Ubuntu 14.10

I have this problem since I do a fresh install Ubuntu 14.10 (previously I don't have this problem in 14.04). I tried to follow any instruction available in internet but it doesn't change anything so I ...
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How to use jambox with ubuntu

I can connect with jambox via bluetooth to my Windows 8.1 compuer and my SAmsung Galaxy S4 phone. When I try it with ubuntu then it connects but still plays the sound through the builtin speakers and ...
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Receiving Bluetooth remote commands and passing them on to FireTV over ethernet

I have a TV in one room and a FireTV stb in another room with all my AV equipment and I'd like to use an Ubuntu box to receive control commands from the Bluetooth remote and pass them over to the ...
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Bluetooth automatic mouse connection not working

I'd like my HP Bluetooth Mouse x4000b (no usb dongle) to connect automatically when starting my HP laptop (Ubuntu 14.04), but I can't succeed in it : I'm forced to do it manually by clicking the ...
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bluetooth not working in my sony laptop

I have sony laptop with amd a8 processor. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot mode. But bluetooth not working in my laptop. It is not recognized by other devices (sony mobile) and also in laptop ...
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Ethernet Problems - Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E

This problem has been going on for a few months now. After failed troubleshooting (time and again), I'm finally giving in, and asking you for help. I would like to prefix this by saying that Ubuntu is ...
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Bluetooth mouse produces characters while scrolling in 12.04/14.10

I have a Logitech bluetooth T630 Ultrathin Optical Touch Mouse and the mouse works as expected most of the time (pairs without problems). However, often (not always) while scrolling, the mouse ...
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I accidentally clicked untrust on my bluetooth device now it is blocked

I'm trying to find out if there is a blacklist script somewhere for bluetooth manager. Also I'm trying to get Auvio bt headset to work with ubuntu pulse audio + bluetooth manager. I've been searching ...
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Ubuntu on Nexus 10 for Surface 3-like experience?

I know there is a "Ubuntu on Nexus" option out there, but what I want to know is can I have a "Surface 3 Pro" experience, i.e., touch as well as (bluetooth) mouse and keyboard with "regular" Ubuntu ...
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ralink bluetooth now works but will not pair

Following these questions: Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth Problem on Ubuntu 14.04 RT3290 Bluetooth not pairing in Ubuntu 14.04 has lead to a Bluetooth driver that works, except it will not pair. It will ...
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BT_GET_CAPABILITIES warning slowing down audio apps

I'm using a bluetooth audio receiver to stream music from my PC to an old stereo. Everything works fine, except that everytime an app needs to use audio, and starts initializing ALSA, it gets lots of ...
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Bluetooth not working with xHCI (USB 3.0) on Intel 7260 chipset in Asus UX301LA

I can't make my laptop's onboard bluetooth to work correctly and permanently without disabling xHCI from BIOS. Bluetooth is always shown as disabled after booting the computer. When trying to enable ...
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Bluetooth Mouse need to re-connect every time I restart. How to add it permanently?

I have a Logitech Bluetooth Mouse M557. It works with my Ubuntu but I need to re-enable it every time I restart my laptop and reach to desktop. Also it doesn't work on Login screen.
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JBL bluetooth speakers play no sound, a2dp off?

I have JBL bluetooth speakers like this one. With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Gnome) I get it to pair with my pc, either with gnome-bluez or blueman, but I am unable to reproduce any sound. I stumbled upon ...
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How to prevent a Bluetooth headset to autoconnect without disabling Bluetooth?

I have Xubuntu 14.10, with the package pulseaudio-module-bluetooth installed, which works fine with my Bluetooth headset. I find annoying though, that the headset is automatically connected to the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 8 Dual Boot - Bluetooth Pairing

I have a Dell L702X which has been enabled for UEFI via Custom BIOS and I have Windows 8 Pro x64 and Ubuntu 12.10 x64 successfully dual booting on GPT. I have named my device under Ubuntu with the ...
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Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, Bluetooth file shareing

How is it possible to send an file for example in image to another phone with Bluetooth. I managed to pair my phone with another phone through Bluetooth but I was not able to send an image file in ...
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ubuntun 14.04 not Detect Bluetooth Dongle

my ubuntu not detect bluetooth .. this is lsusb out : Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 003 Device ...
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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 - ...
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xbindkeys scripts to toggle WiFi and Bluetooth devices ON/OFF

I need scripts for toggling WiFi and bluetooth (2 scripts) on/off. I want to use them with xbindkeys. I searched the web, but failed to find it. I have found a script for WiFi about a year ago, but I ...
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Bluetooth won't turn on on Lenovo G510 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

It was working just yesterday and now I see the greyed out icon on the bar and enabling Bluetooth does nothing. I checked rfkill and it's not blocked. dmesg | grep Blue produces this: [ 5.045301] ...
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Bluetooth problem Lenovo-Z50-70 (Atheros QCWB355)

When I got my Lenovo-Z50-70 I directly installed Ubuntu 14.10, the Wifi (Atheros AR9565) worked out of the box. But then I wanted to connect my bluetooth devices it never found any of them. I looked ...
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WiFi+Bluetooth problem

I bought an HP 15-203TX DOS laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 which I downloaded from the Ubuntu website. On starting, the WiFi gets connected and works only for several minutes, then it's ...
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Bluetooth: can't load firmware, may not work correctly -ubuntu -12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 Bluetooth is not searching an device dmesg | grep Blue [ 11.005902] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 11.005919] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 11.005978] ...
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How to interpret 'hcitool afh' (AFH map)

Sometimes, I have problems when I use Wlan and Bluetooth concurrently. I wanted to check if they use the same frequencies and found out that I can check the current AFH-map with hcitool afh. The ...
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Bluetooth does not have execute permissions, cannot start

My bluetooth headphones refused to work for a minute as bluetooth wouldn't pick them up, so I disabled it through the GUI and tried to reactivate it, I was able to flip the on/off but under it the ...