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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Dual bluetooth pairing over A2DP

Following the solution for another problem and editing /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf, I have figured out how to pair two bluetooth devices at the same time as sound outputs. However, I cannot set both to ...
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What features does BlueZ support?

I'm new to bluetooth programming and can't seem to figure out the exact features that are supported by BlueZ. Is there a way to get these working on Ubuntu: audio streaming over bluetooth, AVRCP ...
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ASUS X99 Deluxe Bluetooth - Ubuntu 14.04

I have an ASUS X99 Deluxe and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The wireless controller works out of the box, however the bluetooth does not. I have it activated in my BIOS settings, I tried the ...
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v14 bluetooth fails to discover any devices (most of the time)

Ive just installed ubuntu 14.04 which as a developer Im loving. The only thing that Ive not managed to get working properly are my bluetooth devices (a mouse and headset). bluetooth appears to be ...
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Bluetooth speaker not available in settings - Ubuntu 14.04.2

Using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS I can pair my bluetooth speaker I can see it paired, but when I look into the sound settings I can't see the bluetooth speaker present in the list and no setting obviously ...
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PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection

My problem is with my laptop HP COMPAQ TC4200: I can't get the Wifi to start, even after following advice from the forums. Hardware data: Description: Notebook      Product: HP Compaq TC4200 ...
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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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Dell 1521 laptop - bluetooth not working

I bought this dell without the bluetooth care and just recently bought and installed the bluetooth card on my motherboard but im still getting "no adapters found" - im lost and stuck! $ lsusb | grep ...
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Dual Boot Windows 7 Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth not working with Ubuntu

I'm trying to set up my Bluetooth with Ubuntu 14.04. I have windows 7 and Ubuntu set to dual boot and Bluetooth works with Win7 but not Ubuntu. On Ubuntu, it says "no Bluetooth adapters found." ...
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My Bluetooth Speaker comes up as a headset not a speaker when paired

I have recently bought an Iwantit bluetooth speaker. When paired it comes up as a headset. Is this a problem? Am I losing audio quality? I also have a creative speaker and it does the same thing.
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Which version Ubuntu for - Asus X550LNV Core i5 Nvidia 2GB Graphics 8GB RAM Laptop ? [duplicate]

I am want to use Ubuntu but i am confused about amd64. why amd ? i am using Intel and also let me know about driver. every driver will work good or i will face any problem about nvidia, Bluetooth and ...
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Can't enable laptop webcam and bluetooth with fn keys

I already researched a bit and tried some solutions like editing /etc/grub/default with: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet acpi_osi=" And: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet acpi_osi=Linux" But ...
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Why is a lot of software missing in my software center?

When I get to software center it shows I can't install preload and others claiming I have no package for that software. Why is that and did I break something? I installed Xubuntu over Ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in ubuntu 14.04

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04 and now it seems that my hp-1000 notebook computer can not find the Bluetooth adapter anymore. I even used it right before I switched to Ubuntu from ...
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How to remove default bluetooth application in Ubuntu 14.04

I found that the default bluetooth manager that stays in the application indicator lacks of features, such as: Sending files without pairing Browsing files in device I've found that blueman (Gnome ...
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How to connect a bluetooth keyboard

I'm trying to pair a bluetooth keyboard to my Lenovo Ideapad Z70-50. $ hcitool scan Scanning ... But nothing is found, even though my keyboard is in discovery mode. The device works, since I can ...
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Paired Bluetooth device does not connect, 14.04 Desktop

I have a bluetooth GPS device which has successfully paired, shows in the list of bluetooth devices. However, I seem unable to connect to it to allow my satnav software to use it (PC Navigator 14 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't connect A2DP

I can't connect A2DP audio sink to my laptop. Blueman says Stream setup failed while connecting to Audio sink. I tried a few solutions I found on the internet but I still can't hear a sound from my ...
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Bluetooth connection issues in Ubuntu 14.04 installed in ASUS F451-CA

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my recently bought Laptop ASUS F451-CA and i have problems with the Bluetooth connection. I have installed Blueman Bluetooth Manager which shows that the bluetooth is ...
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Clevo w240aeu + Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 No Bluetooth Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I'm sorry for opening another thread about the Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 but after googling I couldn't find an answer. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.13 on my laptop. I can't get the ...
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Bluetooth installing and loading at install. I dont have Bluetooth?

I have noticed in my install dmesg that bluetooth initializes and loads all these drivers for it into the installation. I however don't have bluetooth on my system? This is very aggravating and it ...
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can't use bluetooth on acer E5-571G laptop

I've got an acer E5-571G laptop under ubuntu 14.04 LTS (and Xubuntu). Blueman can't recognize my bluetooth phone or headset. Tried the various solutions on the forum. None works... Looks like many ...
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Broadcom 4352 14e4:43b1 rev03 wifi + Bluetooth

Referring to this discussion Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers and this discussion Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter It is possible to have both Wi-Fi ...
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how to Connect Bluetooth headset with laptop?

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1015 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Nokia BH-108 bluetooth headset which I use with my Nokia device. I want to connect it with my laptop, tried many-a-times, but ...
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Bluetooth and WiFi do not connect on Pavillion 15 HP

I have a new Pavilion 15 AMD Radeon with a RTL8723be chip and it is recognized, but the Bluetooth is not working. It appears but never finds or shows anything. I tried a lot of distributions and ...
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bluetooth not connected in ubuntu 14.04

i am using ubuntu 14.04.i have inbuilt Bluetooth button. it is working with my Windows which is dual booted in my machine.but its not working with my Ubuntu. please help me
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Bluetooth only detected when disabling USB 3.0 at the BIOS

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a ASUS Zenbook (code UX-301LA). It does have an onboard bluetooth module, and I have seen it listed by lsusb when I disable USB 3.0 on the BIOS. However, if I enable USB ...
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Why my bluetooth headset device is visible on my phone but not on my computer?

I can connect to my bluetooth "headset" (Belkin HD BT S57) using my phone, but it is not visible to my computer (Ubuntu 14.10). I tried bluetooth-wizard, hcitool scan, hidd --search and bt-device -l, ...
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cant solve this bluetooth problem!

i recently switched from windows 7 to 14.04. everything works great except for my bluetooth. the BT shows enabled in the bios. I have downloaded bluez,blueman. BT does not show in the rfkill list, ...
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I need help with A2DP in HP 6910p

I am a Linux n00b and I have been trying to use my Sony ST27a as A2DP source with this old HP 6910p. The phone streams music in Win7 with a different system. I have tried some suggestions from old ...
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MSI GS 60 Fn+F2 (screen mode) and Fn-F10 (airplane mode) not working

I'm under ubuntu 14.10 with a MSI GS60 2PE. All my Fn functions are working except 2 : - Fn+F2 : which allow screen mode change - Fn+F10 : which allow airplane mode (disabling of wifi and bluetooth) ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E520 Bluetooth Not Working?

Yes I'm Back Again With Another Question. I Just Downloaded The Lenovo QuickControll App On My Phone, I Turned My Phones BT And Then Went Into My Settings On My Laptop To Turn On My Bluetooth But For ...
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Blueman indicator missing

I have just fresh installed Ubuntu 14.10. I want to use blueman instead of bluez, so I have disabled bluez in upper bar, by using option in system settings. However, blueman icon does not appear in ...
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Why bluetooth or USB 3.0 fails to load during booting?

Everytime I open my laptop with ubuntu 14.04 (dual booted with win 7) either bluetooth firmware fails to initialize or USB 3.0 ports. At this time also bluetooth is working fine but usb3.0 is not ...
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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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Connecting by default to Logitech K810 Bluetooth Keyboard

I bought a Logitech K810 Bluetooth Keyboard -- and after using these steps to pair with Ubuntu 14.04 -- I want it to connect by default. On startup the keyboard is not connected, and after logging ...
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Bluetooth not recognized for Segar laptop with Intel 8 chipset

I originally got my bluetooth mouse to work after installing blueman. Then, it stopped. I do not recall what was updated on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.10. I can only tell you that it stopped and ...
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Bluetooth not working - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to sync my laptop with my bluetooth headphones. The thing is that Ubuntu doesn't detect any device at all. I've googled a little, tried some possible solutions. Like theese: Bluetooth not ...
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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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Request for help for fixing issues with ubuntu14.04 LTS on r15-r033tx

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a HP r15-r033tx laptop. But facing following issues. Wifi is not stable, sometime it connects and able to browse internet but sometime it never connects. Also, ...
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Bluetooth speaker via ALSA

I have Lubuntu 14.10 so I run ALSA instead of PulseAudio and I am not about to change it. blueman-manager lets me detect my speaker as headphones but choosing Setup-Audio Receiver(A2DP) results in ...
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Bluetooth service fails to start

I have been trying to enable Bluetooth on my System76 Gazelle Professional laptop (running Ubuntu 14.10) to connect a Bluetooth headset, but have failed so far. I know the laptop supports Bluetooth ...
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Ubuntu USB Discriptor -22 Read Error - Acer Aspire TC-605

I have a Acer Aspire TC-605, my specs are the following: Windows 8.1 Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz 12GB Ram 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor but I keep getting that error, My ...
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Volume control doesn't work with bluetooth headset but works fine with wired headset

I am unable to change volume after connecting bluetooth headset. It shows as changing but output volume doesn't change. Everything works fine with wired headset.
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Acer VN7-591G, WiFi and Bluetooth not working

On my Acer VN7-591G I just bought the wifi and Bluetooth (both on the same chip) are not currently working (using Ubuntu 14.10). As stated by a sticker on the bottom of the notebook: "This device ...
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away

My apple bluetooth aluminum keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away. They don't even have time to connect. I'm just wondering why that is.
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Bluetooth connectivity issues with hx-hp420 headset

i have ubuntu 14.10 and am trying to connect my jam transit Bluetooth headset on a dell inspiron 3520 problem is it doesn't even show and said to update ...update was invalid am very new to terminal ...
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Bluetooth Socket Program: connect: Host is down

I am trying to test rfcomm_server.c and rfcomm_client.c (from the link https://github.com/balle/bluetooth-snippets) on my new Bluetooth dongle. When I run rfcomm_client, it exits on connect giving ...
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Bluetooth/Blueman won't detect bluetooth devices, other devices can't find computer

I have an Acer Aspire E14 which came with an internal bluetooth adapter. On Ubuntu 14.04, the adapter is detected alright, but the computer can't find any other bluetooth devices, and other bluetooth ...
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Controlling Bluetooth mouse gestures that register keyboard events

tl;dr I just bought a Logitech T630. It's a Bluetooth mouse that supports several keyboard events via gestures (PDF). These gestures are fine and dandy but I have little use for them. I'm having a ...