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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Control Ubuntu from Windows over Bluetooth

Do you know of any software that allows to open the Ubuntu terminal from Windows over Bluetooth?
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How can I get the A2DP output option and the input working again?

I have a bluetooth headset which works perfectly on Ubuntu 13.04. Now I update to 13.10, and here is what's happing: After installing blueman, bluetooth-suport, pulseaudio-module-bluetooth and so on,...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth adapter not found

I have multi-booted Ubuntu 14.04 alongside the pre-installed Windows 8.1 on my uefi-enabled HP Envy 15 Notebook. My WLAN card is a combo card, Ralink3290. The problem is that my wifi works just fine ...
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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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How to Remove Bluetooth Manager in Xubuntu

I wanna remove bluetooth manager and its daemon from Xubuntu because my computer doesn't have bluetooth device. How should I do? Note : I've searched questions http://askubuntu.com/search?q=Remove+...
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Bluetooth headset Issue on 16.04

I have recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. My bluetooth headset no longer works. I've spent the last few hours trying to diagnose the issue with no success. My bluetooth mouse still connects ok. ...
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Broadcom Bluetooth module does not work in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Dell XPS 13 9343 i7 [duplicate]

I am having trouble making Bluetooth working on my Dell XPS 13 9343, Kernel 3.19.0-50-generic. The output of lspci is 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI (rev 09) 00:...
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Bluetooth settings window force closing when selecting device

I'm new to Ubuntu, so if I leave out information, please just ask. I don't yet know what is relevant/useful. I am running 14.04 LTS, completely up to date. Until recently (within the past 10 days) I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 bluetooth

So I have ubuntu gnome 16.04 installed. I was using bluetooth to connect to my headset before I upgrade. This, is what I see. The Dell card is from my other laptop that isn't even turned on, and the ...
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Can't configure Bluetooth on 16.04 Server

I have been trying to follow multiple tutorials, but all of them either reference hidd or bluez-simple-agent. I have installed bluez bluez-tools bluetooth, but when I run hidd or bluez-simple-agent I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 & Globalsat BT-338 Bluetooth GPS - org.bluez.Error.NotAvailable

I'm trying to get my bluetooth GPS connected to my Asus EEE PC 1201PN. I've used both the internal bluetooth module, as well as a USB bluetooth module with the same results. I also booted off a thumb ...
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BQ Aquaris M10 will not detect MS Designer keyboard or mouse

Brand new M10, done OTA upgrade. Trying to get it work with bluetooth keyboard and mouse.. Nothing detected in bluetooth manager when they in pairing mode. Keyboard and mouse both detcted by my Nexus ...
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Bluetooth: how to solve “not enough free handles to register service” error?

Since a couple of weeks I'm having an annoying problem. The connection switch in bluetooth is greyed out: So in order to re-establish a connection, I have to re-pair the devices (a bluetooth ...
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Problem with Bluetooth adaptor

I've got Ubuntu 16.04 since the it was out. But I never had problems with my bluetooth, that I use to connect a Bluetooth loudspeaker. Since yesterday my bluetooth is just not connection, even if I ...
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Razer Orochi bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't work (ubuntu 16.04)

I've just bought Razer Orochi wireless mouse, it works perfectly when connected via wire, but bluetooth connection doesn't work. First time when I've tried to connect it via blueman, it failed, next ...
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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: bcmwl-kernel-...
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Blueman in Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to connect my Android phone via bluetooth to my computer's ethernet connection, but this seems not to work in Ubuntu 16.04 with blueman. I followed the steps in Internet connection sharing ...
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obex ftp fails when accessed from nautilus

I have installed Astro Bluetooth module on my android phone(samsung Note-2), to enable obex ftp server on my phone. I am able to mount my phone using the command obexfs -b 78:9E:D0:D9:DC:4B /media/...
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Bluetooth connect changes iptables behaviour

I have a very strange situation where a bluetooth connection seems to change the behavior of the iptables firewall. Let met start from the beginning: I have a Onkyo stereo amplifier with a bluetooth ...
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16.04 - Wireless Mac Keyboard not pairing

My keyboard shows up in my list but does not pair. I've tried with default Bluetooth (Setting up 'Apple Wireless Keyboard' failed) and with Blueman package as suggested in other threads (Failed to add ...
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Bluetooth mouse, randomly stops working when using battery power

While plugged into AC, everything works. But if I disconnect and using my battery, my bluetooth mouse will randomly stop working, work for a bit, then stop again. I've removed/added it, changed the ...
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Bluetooth broadcom 43142 unstable connection and other bugs during work

I could successfully install drivers for this module thanks to this answer, but there are some issues. I need bluetooth for my keyboard, which works just fine under Windows. But with linux ...
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How can I fix my bluetooth headset problems?

I have tried to connect my Bluetooth headset to my computer, which is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. It connects but it didn't appear in "sound settings". I tried sudo -i pactl load-module module-...
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Bluetooth Atheros AR5B125

thanks in advance! I am trying to get bluetooth to work on the combo card AR5B125 (module name found on sticker on my laptop Acer Aspire V5-121). I'm using Lubuntu 16.04. Wireless works oob. What I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 bluetooth adapter doesn't search

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04, then installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop on it. I'm unable to use the bluetooth. I have selected the broadcom driver to use from "Additional Drivers" section. The wifi ...
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Set up Logitech K380 for Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have just installed on my SSD new OS Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I of course tried to set-up my Logitech K380 keyboard on my new Linux. Well. Yesterday I kind read a lot of pages about that, how to get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Apple magic Trackpad paired successfully but not working

i have recently purchased a Apple Magic Trackpad and wanted to use it on my Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) system. it connected successfully by using Bluetooth GUI. but when i tried to use it it did nothing....
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HP Envy Bluetooth Keyboard Missing Driver?

I'm talking about this bad boy: I think it was charging before when I first installed Ubuntu, but then I went and tested out some other Linux OS's and quickly realised I cannot survive without ...
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How do you share Internet from an Android tablet to a laptop/pc with bluetooth?

My tablet offers me the option to share internet via bluetooth, which is interesting because the laptop has no ethernet cable socket, and wireless stopped working after an upgrade, and sharing with ...
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15.10 bluetooth never finds devices

My bluetooth (Ubuntu 15.10) is turned on but never finds any devices. Just searches.... but never finds even when the device is right next to my laptop. deanresin@k0mputer:~$ sudo service bluetooth ...
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How to run a program at startup Raspberry Pi

I have a problem with running a script with python at startup. Actually, I managed to start it at boot but the program does not work as I wanted. In this code, I try to start the script that gives me ...
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Problem with a bluetooth speaker

I have just reinstalled to OS on my laptop due to upgrading to an SSD and switched from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. I was surprised that my bluetooth speaker stopped working in a stable way, like it was ...
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A2DP bluetooth doesn't work on 16.04

Just moved from 15.04 to 16.04 and now bluetooth doesnt work properly: I can't connect my speakers as A2DP outputs. Apparently everyone is affected according to the forums, but no fix in sight. ...
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Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse under Ubuntu 14.04

I've attempted to find a thread on this but can'y seem to find anything specific to whether this Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse works under Ubuntu 14.04 - unifying and Bluetooth Smart? See: http://...
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Apple Magic Trackpad 1 - 'stops working' every few minutes

I have just purchased an Apple Magic Trackpad 1 and connected it to my Ubuntu 15.10 (now 16.04) system. That all worked flawlessly. Once connected, the trackpad 'stops working' every few minutes. I ...
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Bluetooth does not start on boot 14.04

Whenever I start Ubuntu (I have it set to auto-login), Bluetooth is off by default. I already tried adding rfkill unblock all and rfkill unblock bluetooth in /etc/rc.local, but neither command seem to ...
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Bluetooth mouse not reconnecting after booting to Windows

I have a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort bluetooth mouse used on a dual boot system (Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7). When I connect and pair the mouse on one of the OSs, everything is fine and the mouse is ...
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possible to stream audio from Ipod via Bluetooth to Ubuntu?

Hi I am wondering if it is at all possible to stream audio from Ipod via Bluetooth to Ubuntu ? I cant seem to get my Ipod Touch6 recognized in Ubuntu (Bluetooth is picking up other devices in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 System Settings: Bluetooth is disabled

I did something I don't know how to fix, and now I need help. I was trying to get bluetooth working, so I installed Bluez 5.39 with bluez-5.39.tar.xz from the download page with ./configure, make, and ...
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Bluetooth Broadcom BCM20702 does not load firmware (driver issue) - 14.04

I am able to establish a connection between a Bluetooth ear-piece and the Bluetooth controller in the PC. The problem is that the O/S does not provide an option to send audio output to the Bluetooth ...
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What combination of bluetooth mouse and keyboard work ok with the BQ M10 tablet? [closed]

Can we create a list of devices known to work with the M10 tablet that other users can take as reference when they want to buy a kit for themselves?
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Headphones randomly turn off and music dies

I have been experiencing a strange problem with my Nokia BH-503 Bluetooth Headset. I will be listening to music or watching YouTube or something and Randomly the audio will just cut out and all videos ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 14.04 with Wily kernel (4.2)

I have a Dell Precision M4800 using Ubuntu 14.04.4 with Wily kernel (4.2.0-35). Bluetooth is not working for me. Tried the steps in this question, as my setup seems to be exactly the same as the one ...
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How can I add two RFCOMM devices?

I want to connect my PC (running Ubuntu 14.04) to an Arduino Uno via Bluetooth. I added a RFCOMM device like this (MAC addresses are examples): rfcomm0 { bind yes; device 00:00:00:00:00:00; ...
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Not able to use bluetooth speakers in Ubuntu 14.04

I was successful in pairing my bluetooth speakers with my system.However there is no sound from speakers when i play any audio or video files. I am not able to select my bluetooth device in sound ...
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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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I screwed up! Sound didn't work tried to fix… lost a large amount of my system settings

I was following this guide, attempting to make my bluetooth headphones work: http://itsfoss.com/fix-sound-ubuntu-1304-quick-tip/ and then my system settings (mostly) disappeared! I followed the 1st ...
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My Sony DR-BTN200 Bluetooth headphones are discovered but connection fails

Even discovery is inconsistent. Sometimes it sees them, sometimes it doesn't. I've eliminated other Bluetooth devices from the area. I've used these headphones with Android devices, Windows machines, ...
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Portable `bluetoothctl` settings/config?

I would like to set up my Bluetooth dongle and pair it with a keyboard and a mouse on one computer, then transport all three devices to one or multiple other computers and have them recognize, trust ...
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Bluetooth with Centrino Advanced-N 6235 on Ubuntu 14.04

The hardware is present: $ lspci | grep Centrino 04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev 24) And the Bluetooth, iwlwifi, and iwldvm modules get loaded: $ lsmod |...