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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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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How to configure Bluetooth Tethering (Smartphone/Laptot) to autostart automatically when I turn on the computer?

I would like to know the way I turn on my computer and it active automatically my Bluetooth Tethering connection (my Internet connection). Now every time I turn on I have to do it manually. Do I have ...
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BQ M10 - Issues with Bluetooth Playing Audio in Automobile

I was pleasantly surprised when I was actually able to bluetooth-connect my BQ M10 to the Stereo of a new automobile I'm renting this week (a Dodge Pickup Truck). However, it would repeat this cycle ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Pairs But Doesn't Work

Just did a clean install of 16.04 and my Logitech MX Master won't work. I even tried to use blueman to no avail. Anyone get it working? I used blueman to get it working on 15. Thanks in advance! ...
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How to pair external bluetooth keyboard to ubuntu touch BQ phone

How do I pair external bluetooth keyboard to ubuntu touch phone (Aquaris by BQ) build r22? Behaviour: Keyboard is recognised by bluetooth manager, but button is & stays grey unable to pair. ...
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Bluetooth device paired and connected (no sound)

I've got a Bluetooth headset which works great in both Windows 8 and Android 4.2 however on Ubuntu (13.10) it just doesn't seem to work. I installed Blueman, it paired and connected successfully when ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth firmware failed to load

I was running Ubuntu 16.04 with no problems form the daily builds. After a dist-update my bluetooth firmware failed to load. What to do? $ uname -a; lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net; lsusb; dmesg | grep -i ...
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Distorted sound with bluetooth speaker in Ubuntu 16.04

I just upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 this morning. When I got to work I connected my Blackweb Tsunami bluetooth speakers, and they connected fine, but the sound is so distorted, and almost sounds ...
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Can not decet bluetooth headphones as audio device but I can connect to them

I am trying to connect to my bluetooth headphones but have been running into a lot of trouble. I am able to make a connection (using blueman), and is confirmed by the headphones them selves (makes a ...
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acer aspire 9300 bluetooth adapter not present

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an acer aspire 9300-5349 everything seems to be working fine except I have no blue tooth adapters I tried a few things from other posts with no luck. I tried this dmesg | ...
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Mouse with Bluetooth 4.0

I've bought a mouse with bluetooth 4.0 but unfortunatly ubuntu doesnt support it by default. I am aware that there is a PPA with bluez version 5+ but I couldnt ever get it to work in ubuntu 14.04.2 Is ...
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Can't swith my bluetooth headset to A2DP by default

Every time I try to connect my bluetooth headset (SHB7150) the sound option is switched to HSP by default. If i try to change to A2DP, the sound config window switch and I cannot play any type of ...
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bq M10: keyboard problems with Firefox

On the bq Aquaris M10, with Ubuntu Touch OTA10.1, I frequently encounter problems with Firefox. In particular, keyboard input from a Bluetooth keyboard randomly doesn't work anymore until I close and ...
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Setting up Bluetooth is always a pain

I have a Jabra Solemate that I had working in the past. I don't use it often. I periodically reinstall Ubuntu. The Solemate registers successfully under the Bluetooth manager and I hear the device ...
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Ubuntu Touch photo transver via Bluetooth

How to send photos taken with the camera of Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Touch via Bluetooth to Android tablet.The photo gallert app only allows sharing with social media (facebook, twitter), or send per email or ...
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Bluetooth keyboard wrong keymap

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and I bought this keyboard: Rii Mini i8+ Bluetooth https://www.amazon.de/dp/B01BDS1YZC/ref=cm_sw_r_other_awd_CHJfxbQC1A2B0 It's working perfectly on my android phone (5.1.1), but ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Bluetooth - No adapters found

Post Ubuntu 15.10 upgrade from 15.04, there was no more Bluetooth adapter found. I tried to install Bluetooth Manager but it didn't help me set up my devices. I found out the following post (Ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting

I have a nice little bluetooth mouse, but there is one problem. When it is not used for awhile (I primarily use keyboard) it turns off. Fine, so I have to turn it back on by pushing the button. But ...
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Bluetooth mouse contstantly failes to reconnect after sleep

It seems the bluetooth subsystem shows some bugs after the upgrade to 13.10. It was working quite happily at 13.04. The bluetooth mouse I have, simply won't connect after the computer goes into any ...
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How to unpair bluetooth device from the command line

How do you unpair a bluetooth device from the command line? I was able to pair my computer with an Android phone via bluetoothctl, but there doesn't seem to be any "unpair" option. Even though I ...
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Python Module PyBluez Error

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 Server on a Mac OS X (Maverick) and python 2.7.5. I installed PyBluez and Bluez-libs. When I type import bluetooth or from bluetooth import * it successfully imports ...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard does not reconnect reliably after reboot (Ubuntu 15.10)

I tried to set up my Apple Wireless Keyboard with UbuntuGNOME 15.10, which for the most part works flawlessly until I reboot. After rebooting, I have a 20% chance the keyboard reconnects and actually ...
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XUbuntu 14.04 - Logitech Mini Boombox Speaker Fails to Connect/stream sound over bluetooth

Installed Xubuntu 14.04 today and again unable to get Logitech Mini Boombox to connect via bluetooth in Linux. I have had the same problem in different versions of Linux distro's and and have tried ...
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Ubuntu Guest doesn't detect Bluetooth Adapter

My Ubuntu Guest VM isn't able to detect or turn on the Bluetooth adapter. My host is Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 3 with a Bluetooth adapter. I have enabled my USB's in VirtualBox (see image below). The ...
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Logitech Bluetooth keyboard doesn't work with GRUB2 on boot [duplicate]

I can't use my keyboard with GRUB2 when I reboot? Is there a fix for this?
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Error compiling Bluez 5.39 from source code

I am attempting to install Bluez 5.39 (Bluetooth library). I have run ./configure. When I run make I get the following error: name@name-vm:~/bluez-5.39$ make make --no-print-directory all-am ...
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Bluetooth [0cf3:3004] turns off immediately

As soon as I enable bluetooth from the gnome settings, it turns back off. [ 4241.696392] perf samples too long (2518 > 2500), lowering kernel.perf_event_max_sample_rate to 50000 [ 4306.801973] usb ...
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How can I force bluetooth to stay ON at start up / wake up?

I have a System76 laptop that has a function key (f12) that can instantly toggle bluetooth on and off. But you have to turn it on every time it power cycles or sleeps. I'd like to somehow bypass this ...
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indicator-bluetooth-service high CPU and memory usage

The indicator-bluetooth-service is using up 50-75% of my CPU and memory and making my fan go crazy. Killing it alleviates the issue temporarily, as not long after, it starts up again hogging my ...
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Pair 2 computers with Bluetooth Low Energy

How can I pair 2 PCs, running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, using Bluetooth Low Energy? I would like to be able to choose the pairing method. (i.e. set the IO capabilities)
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DBUS warning message appears on login - org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply

Following message appears on login : "Couldn't apply network settings. org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus). It may not be possible connect to ...
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how to use boogie board sync 9.7 in ubuntu 15.10

i just bought boogie board sync which is a writing tablet but do not supports linux , is there's any way i can use it in my ubuntu as there's no alternative to this product and hate the company which ...
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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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Bluetooth mouse produces characters while scrolling in 12.04/14.10/15.10

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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Bluetooth not detected

I've had this problem from the start: Ubuntu won't play nice with Bluetooth on my laptop. The bluetooth icon in the status bar was generally absent. Turning bluetooth on from the system settings would ...
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pairing a bluetooth AB shutter 3 remote to ubuntu

I just got myself one of those cheap bluetooth selfie remote controllers and I'm planning on using it to trigger stuff in ubuntu (actually ubuntu studio XFCE) The problem is that I can't get the ...
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Bluetooth headset with poor sound quality on Ubuntu

I've bought a Philips SHB4000 headset (phone+mic) wireless (bluetooth) and It has a good quality when I pear it with my phone or PC Windows but when I pear it with the same PC on Ubuntu (14.10 64 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 panel shows battery level as arithmetic mean of laptop and bluetooth mouse levels

I have two notebooks (Asus Zenbook and Lenovo Thinkpad) with Ubuntu 14.04 installed and both show the same behaviour: The battery level indicator in the Unity panel shows the exact arithmetic mean of ...
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Bluetooth 14.04 on Lenovo H50 - RTL8723BE

Referring to a question already answered by Pilot6 in thread RTL8723BE Bluetooth does not work I recognize the answer there using dkms by Pilot6 but they are somewhat dated. Has this been fixed in ...
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Bluetooth unable to reconnect to paired phone (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have an Asus laptop with no built-in Bluetooth, so I bought a Bluetooth dongle which works perfectly: I'm perfectly able to connect to my phone and play music from my phone through my laptop ...
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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 15.10 not deteced and not detecting other devices

I recently went back to Ubuntu after I had enough of my sloppy Windows 8.1. All is fine now, but I am unable to get my bluetooth to deteced other devices, and other devices are not detecting it. The ...
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How to enable bluetooth on a HP ProBook 430 with a Realtek 8723BE

The built in drivers from Ubuntu 12 and Ubuntu 14 are not able to support bluetooth functionality of my RTL8723BE chip. I used to install the drivers from this two unofficial repos: ...
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error in downloading bluetooth library on ubuntu 14.04

I am new to bluetooth programming. I am trying to install Bluetooth library, but it is giving me following error. $ sudo apt-get install libbluetooth-dev The following packages have unmet ...
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Laptop unable to see bluetooth devices and not visible to other bluetooth devices

My laptop has: Realtek RT8723BE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter The Bluetooth icon is visible, "Bluetooth" is ON and "Visible" is ON. I am trying to connect it to Android phone. The ...
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Ubuntu does not detect any usb port, wifi, ethernet or webcam

I have dual booted ubuntu with windows 10. When I first time booted ubuntu everything was working fine.I installed a few packages using dpkg and then I booted up Windows and then again ubuntu. At that ...
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Unable to send or receive files over bluetooth

I cannot use bluetooth service on my laptop to send or receive files. All I get is this. Besides, I cannot even switch off the bluetooth from the bar on the top. Here is the screenshot. This state ...
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How do I get my Bluetooth speaker to connect with my laptop?

When I try to connect my Bluetooth speaker to my new Asus TP500LB, Blueman-Applet gives the option to use a "random passkey" or not to connect, but no option to enter the passkey that my speaker gives ...
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UBUNTU 15 does not 'see' YAMAHA bluetooth speaker

The PC FUJITSU A514 does not see the MCR B043 bluetooth speaker. I tried also to insert the adapter TRUST 15542, but also this adapter does not see the speaker. Thank you for your attention.
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bluetoothctl: can't input commands

After installing the latest Bluez package, I ran bluetoothctl. The program starts in the command line and prompts for user input. However, it does not respond to any user input whatsoever. Searching ...
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Bluetooth maybe missing from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Two days ago I bought a pair of bluetooth earphones, that connect well with my cellphone. I thought that also connecting them with my computer would be the same, but it wasn't. Apparently my computer ...