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 audio sync refuses to connect in Ubuntu 14.04 (bluez, blueman)

Bluetooth just absolutely refuses to connect to any audio sinks. I've tried with two separate speakers that I can pair with just fine on iOS, yet when I try, I get this error in blueman: Connection ...
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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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bt-audio: Command not found

I've performed the update on Ubuntu 16.04 recently and everything works fine, but I discovered that the command bt-audio does not work anymore. More specifically, if I enter the command the terminal ...
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Pair Apple Wireless Keyboard 3rd gen with Ubuntu 16.04?

I get continuously failed with bluetooth. Mighty mouse then again paired nicely. System: Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit Hardware: Macbook Air 2013-mid Keyboard: Apple Wireless Keyboard 3rd gen
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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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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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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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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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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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Bluetooth Error

My Bluetooth in Ubuntu 16.04 is unable to find any device. >01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:...
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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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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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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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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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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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No internet connection using wifi

I just downloaded the latest edition of Ubuntu Mate and it look great but I cannot seem to get a stable internet connection via wifi. I have tried everything and now I hope someone can help me. At ...
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Bluetooth audio doesn't work - Ubuntu Gnome

I'm having problems regarding a bluetooth speaker. It does connect with the system, in the bluetooth setting I can see that the device is connected, but I can not see the option to select external ...
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Bluetooth issues ubntu 16.04

I upgraded from 15.xx to 16.04 and I have an issue with my bluetooth. I can connect to the bluetooth device but I cant select it in the sound settings. Ive searched the forums but I couldnt find an ...
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Apple Magic Keyboard Appearing and Disappearing in Device Search

Whenever I try to pair my Apple Magic Bluetooth Keyboard, the device appears and then quickly disappears in the device search list. This occurs a few times, and then no devices show. Because of this, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Bluetooth does not scan anything

I am having Bluetooth problems after upgrading to 16.04. My wireless Apple keyboard does not pair anymore. It looks like no bluetooth devices are detected at all. $ hcitool scan Scanning ... <...
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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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PulseAudio fails to set card profile to 'a2dp_sink'. How can I see the logs and figure out whats wrong?

I have currently installed ubuntu 16.04 and a2dp used to work on fresh install, which I'd prefer to leave as a last option. When the pairing is erased from bluetooth settings and is paired again ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't output sound to Bluetooth headphones

I'm trying to use mt SONY MDR-XB950BT headphones on Ubuntu 16.04 but not having any luck. I've managed to get them connected but it doesn't seem like I can actually listen to music/videos out of them. ...
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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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bluetoothctl - What is a bluetooth agent?

I am using the bluetoothctl utility to set up Bluetooth connections between computers and Raspberry Pis. In bluetoothctl, I can see there is something called an "agent", and by looking at most of ...
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Bluetooth speaker no sound in Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Kubuntu 16.04 my JBL Flip 2 bluetooth speaker no longer works. It connects just fine, and the sound is set to use A2DP sink with the speaker, but I get no sound. I found some ...
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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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Bluetooth not working 16.04

My laptop is HP elitebook 2530p. I have problems with bluetooth. It works on xubuntu 14.04 but not on any newer version. Icon isn't on takbar and when i'm trying to run in from settings im getting ...
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DualShock 4 controller audio over bluetooth?

Is there a way to stream game audio to the Dual Shock 4 controller over bluetooth in ubuntu?
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No Bluetooth Adapter Found in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using HP Pavilion G6 laptop. And I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and before that I was using Ubuntu 14.04. But I can't use my Bluetooth as there is no adapter present. Output of rfkill and ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 - problems reconnecting bluetooth device

I have just installed Kubuntu 16.04 and I am having problems with my Bluetooth headphones. Initially, after booting up, I can connect and use them. But later when I switch the headphones off and on ...
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live cd koha and dspace configuration problems

How to configure live cid of dspace? It is my headach to configure and customise it? when i tried to configure dspace.config.cf and sav close ,dspace generates 502&503 erorrs? how to solve it ? ...
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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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How can we keep Ubuntu bluetooth connection “ON” all the time when paired with a Phone?

I paired Phone and VirtualBox(OS Ubuntu14.4) via Bluetooth successfully, but the Bluetooth connection is "OFF" all the time. How to change it to "ON"? Who have any idea on it? Thanks a lot~
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Bluetooth not working in dell inspiron 15 3000 series 3542 laptop [duplicate]

I have dual boot with windows and ubuntu 16.04. Bluetooth works fine with windows but it doesn't work in ubuntu. I guess it is some driver problem ( not an ubuntu version problem as this problem is ...
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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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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 doesn't ask for pairing code to connect Apple Keyboard

I have a Linux Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on an Intel NUC i5 NUC5i5RYK. I had problems with headphones jack, just after 1 month was been purchased, and sent it to warranty, Intel changed it for a new one. ...
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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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Bluetooth not working on a Lenovo ideapad 100-15iby (Wi-Fi unstable too)

I have made edits to this post and Wi-Fi works now, but I still have problems with Bluetooth, and is further explained below at "EDITS:" Original Question I've got everything working on this laptop ...
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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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Bluetooth not working Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Somehow I have completely nuked my Bluetooth in Ubuntu 14.04 which was previously working. The issue is not it being blocked by rfkill. I tried reinstalling bluez by using the following commands: ...
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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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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 monotone....
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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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bq M10: bluetooth keyboard and mouse at the same time?

According to the user manual: Remember you can only link to one device at a time via Bluetooth, whether a keyboard or mouse. The other device must be connected via USB. You can also connect to 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 | ...