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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Cannot send files through bluetooth from mobile phone to laptop

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my laptop. Ubuntu detects bluetooth, and I can also send a file from Ubuntu laptop to my mobile phone (Nokia xpressMusic). But, I am unable to send files from ...
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ubuntu 14.04 logitech bluetooth adapter works but is ceasing

i've recently managed to set up my bluetooth on my Acer-Aspire e5-551g by virtue of askubuntu.com. Connecting to my Logitech BT audio adapter works fine, but when playing music the latency is very ...
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RealTek RTL8821AE under Kubuntu

I've just bought a Gigabyte Brix pro to make a small portable NAS. I've installed Kubuntu 14.10 on it. Unfortunately I've got some trouble with WiFi. Its on RealTek RTL8821AE chip. When I look at the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 bluetooth headphones problem

This morning I installed Xubuntu 14.04 with Xfce 4.12 and everything works fine but my bluetooth headphones system. Before I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked correctly. Reading on the web, I ...
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Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth Problem on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is working good except the Bluetooth. I have Ralink 3290 Bluetooth. tried to install the driver using the method described here. The code is not ...
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RT3290 Bluetooth not pairing in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I recently followed the instructions listed in the following link to get my RT3290 bluetooth working on my laptop. These instructions have yielded the most progress I have had in the year I have had ...
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How to change bluetooth device name?

I just can't figure a way to change my bluetooth device name. Is there any command?
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bluetooth disables when wifi enabled

So I finally bought a bluetooth mouse and got it working right before restarting my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04LTS). After restart bluetooth no longer works. Bluetooth in the control panel is ...
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14.04 bluetooth headset won't save a2dp setting

Since updating to ubuntu 14.04, every time my bluetooth device goes idle or I turn it off then back on, it defaults to the Telephony setting and I cannot get it to default to a2dp. I have searched ...
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Bluetooth on Lenovo Ideapad S20-30

Today I installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo S20-30 and most things work but I can't use bluetooth. In the system preferences I can change the bluetooth switch to "on" but when I come back to the pane it is ...
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Bluetooth is being locked by Windows 8

My Bluetooth was working fine, but after switching to Windows 8 and switching back to Ubuntu again it doesn't seem to work anymore. What can I do to fix this problem?
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HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse not working on Kubuntu 14.10

Just got a HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse and I'm not able to make it work with my system. I'm able to pair the device but it appears as "Type : Unknown" and obviously it doesn't work at all. I tried to ...
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problem with bluetooth headphone

is there any kind of auto-suspend in ubuntu for bluetooth devices ?Because my bluetooth headphones gets disconnected if kept unused for sometime, i have to reconnect it (it should remain connected ...
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Where can I find Bluetooth Received folder?

I am able to setup a link with another laptop (Win 7) and even able to send files (surprisingly around 3-4 MBps). But I am not able to locate where exactly the files are getting stored in my Ubuntu ...
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Making a Bluetooth dongle accessible

I'd like to start this post off by stating I am a major newb to Ubuntu, and have little to no idea what I am doing. As a little background to what it is I'm trying to accomplish: I bought a few ...
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error during Boot process ! blinking cursor on black screen and some symbols thereafter sometimes

Couple of months ago, i shifted my work to Linux from Windows and faced many small problems here and there which are supposed to be ok. Mine is Inspiron-5520,running on dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Bluetooth not working (Ubuntu 14.10, Acer E5-571, Atheros) - SOLVED

After following through several other Articles about seemingly the same problem I failed repeatedly to pair Bluetooth devices with my Laptop Acer E5-571. The GUI shows Bluetooth tools, but searching ...
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Bluetooth not working on Asus X555LN (14.10)

I need help with my notebook Asus X555LN, the bluetooth adapter doesn't seem to exist to Ubuntu. On Windows it works fine, but on Ubuntu 14.10 it doesn't. I've istalled blueman and still my bluetooth ...
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Auto Ethernet not seen in Network notifier in Ubuntu 14.10

Even with the network cable connected (HP2000 laptop), I do not seem to be network connected. At the same time, the Wi-Fi is working -though sluggishly. Till a couple of days back, it was the other ...
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what is /var/lib/bluetooth/00:1A:7D:DA:71:13/manufacturers?

i see in file /var/lib/bluetooth/00:1A:7D:DA:71:13/manufacturers and in this like this : 6C:0E:0D:3A:1F:90 48 3 239 00:17:EB:5D:1B:86 13 6 11064 10:42:21:B0:D0:82 0 4 4688 44:A4:2D:77:72:00 70 3 0 ...
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My bluetooth is disabled in Ubuntu 14.10

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.10 and found both wifi and bluetooth is not working. I could able to regain my wifi and bluetooth is still disabled. Please need some help. I have seen a lot of ...
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bluetooth not working on Lenovo Z50-70

I have new Lenovo Z50-70 with NVIDIA 820M graphics card. I am using 340v driver for it. Bluetooth is not working, it says bluetooth is disable while wifi is working fine output of lsusb; lsmod | ...
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How do you make Ubuntu accept files sent over bluetooth

I have a problem when I send my files from phone to ubuntu 12.04 via bluetooth as the phone prompts with the message "the file not sent"! I can send any files from ubuntu 12.04 to my android phone.
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bluetooth is disable on Ubuntu 14.04

the bluetooth is disabled on my Ubuntu (Dell vostro Desktop with bluetooth USB adapter). I plugged the bluetooth USB adapter to another Ubuntu desktop (12.04) and it is recognized instantaneously. ...
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Bluetooth can not find devices in ubuntu 14.04 in sony vaio SVF15413SNB

Bluetooth does not function , I have tried my things ,I have installed bluetooth manager ,but it did not work please help me
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How to get bluetooth serial port tx/rx buffers status?

The problem comes from that I have to send data via bluetooth serial port from a tiny robot to my laptop at baudrate 115200, robot sends 32-bytes packet every 10ms (100 times per second). Transmission ...
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Bluetooth working but won't detect any devices

Bluetooth appears to be up and running but when I scan for devices it sits at "searching for devices" indefinitely without finding anything. Strangely I can pair with my phone when I initiate the ...
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How to play games using a bluetooth gamepad on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have been using it for a month, and I need help. How do play games using a gamepad? My gamepad is Ipega PG-9023. It is a bluetooth gamepad. So I use jstest-gtk to set up the ...
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Problem bluetooth with Logitech t651 on ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem pairing a touchpad Logitech t651 by bluetooth, i've tested it in android nexus 7 tablet and windows and the touchpad works. My first problem was that ubuntu 12.04 crashes when i use ...
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Is there a safe way to unplug Bluetooth adapter in Ubuntu?

I have wondered about that a lot, is it safe to just unplug the Bluetooth Adapter just like because in Windows we use to have The Safety Remove option and for USB drives or SD card I can unmounted ...
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How can a specify specific bluetooth adapter?

How can I get the bluetooth UI to use a specific bluetooth adapter when more than one is available? My laptop's built-in bluetooth adapter has glitches. So I bought a USB bluetooth adapter. I'm able ...
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Not able to search for bluetooth devices in Thinkpad

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my thinkpad e440. Neither any of my other android devices able to detect my laptop nor my laptop is able to detect them, with visibility set ON. lspci -nnk | grep ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting to laptop

This has been asked, and answered, a million times before. And I think I've read almost all those questions and answers, and tried as many of the solutions as I can. However, I still can't get the ...
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Ralink RT3290 Bluetooth drivers (14.04)

So, has anybody gotten the RA3290 Bluetooth adapter working [for 14.04]? I've seen plenty of posts here, and tried all of them, and nothing works. Interestingly enough, I had the damn thing working ...
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Bluetooth and speaker occasionally working on ASUS N550JV

I use a ASUS N550JV laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 dual boot. The Bluetooth module is atheros ar3012. Since the day Ubuntu is installed, the behavior of Bluetooth and speaker is weird. They ...
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bluetooth indicator and other settings not working after updating kernel to 3.16

So, today there was this update for the Kernel to 3.16 on LTSEnablementStack. I ran the command for the update. I notice that a lot of packages are removed, like the bluetooth indicator, but it seems ...
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bluetooth not working in lenovo B40-70?

bluetooth is not detected in lenovo b40-70 laptop in ubuntu 14.04 . i have tried installing bluetooth manager and it shows bluetooth adapter not found. my lsusb output : Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse doesn't working on Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a brand new Microsoft Arc Touch mouse that uses a Bluetooth SMART (Bluetooth 4.0 BLE for low powered devices). Altough I can get it paired with no problem at first look. It just doesn't ...
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Bluetooth speaker: preferred mode “High fidelity playback” (A2DP) is not getting saved

I have a bluetooth speaker, Sony SRS-BTX300, which works in linux/ubuntu 13.04, but only after some fiddling. (Update Dec 2013: same problems remain in 13.10) I have to set the preferred bandwidth ...
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A2DP on PulseAudio - terrible choppy/skipping audio

I have paired my Bluetooth headset with my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop with a Bluetooth chip inside: lsusb | grep Bluetooth Bus 003 Device 003: ID 045e:0745 Microsoft Corp. Nano Transceiver v1.0 for ...
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Connect to DUN using bluetooth in 14.04

Whenever i try to access DUN using Bluetooth GUI i always get Connection Timeout, that didn't happened before when i was using 12.04. Can anyone tell, is there any specific bluetooth issue in 14.04.? ...
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Bluetooth not working with Atheros AR9462 chip on Utopic / 3.16 kernel

Bluetooth not working with Atheros AR9462 chip on Utopic / 3.16 kernel I need assistance from the community, please. I seem to have stumbled upon a big issue with support for bluetooth on these ...
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Bluetooth: Error in firmware loading in ubuntu 14.04

I'm new in ubuntu. I'm getting an error in ubuntu 14.04 in my lenovo ideapad z50-70: dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 31.243849] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 31.243866] Bluetooth: HCI device and ...
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I Can't receive files via bluetooth on lxde

I needed to receive a PDF file from a friend in a class. I use ubuntu LXDE (13.10) and my friend had a Samsung tablet. I enabled bluetooth. We went through some sort of "setup" and entered a security ...
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Communication between two PC via bluetooth

My problem is, that I try to get a connection between two PC with ubuntu. I'm programing in C/C++ and use the tuturial from Cubieboard. First step i did was the command: apt-get install bluez ...
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No sound from bluetooth headset, but its detected

I have an bluetooth headset connected to my computer, the buttons play/pause/volume are working fine, but i have no sound in the headset, but in the speaker of the computer. In fact i played with the ...
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Bluez Installation - configuration error for DBUS 1.6

I am trying to install bluez 5.2 libraries on Ubuntu 12.04. while running ./configure, I received error for GLib2.0, I was able to resolve by using sudo apt get-install for GLib2. Now I am receiving ...
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Bluetooth Issue: Lenovo Z50-70 and Ubuntu 14.04

I can see the bluetooth icon but none of my devices are detected. The output of lspci is: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller ...
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how to check bluetooth version on my laptop

I bought new laptop Lenovo Z50-70 and have installed Ubuntu 14.04. I want to check whether the Bluetooth shipped is v4 or v3? I know I should check it from main website or from BIOS, but I am curious ...
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Automatically switch sound output device to Bluetooth headset & force to A2DP profile on connection

My bluetooth headset (Plantronics Backbeat Go2) is connected just fine with my system, but there are several manual steps I have to take to make this work that I would very much like to have ...