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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How to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth?

Is there software to send AT commands to a phone via Bluetooth from Ubuntu?
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Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y510P ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth not working/recognised

I hope someone can help me unduerstandig this problem. It looks like the bluetooth adapter is not recognised. Following other discussion I submited the following command. ...
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Not all buttons work on PS3 bluetooth remote

I have a PS3 Bluetooth remote which I have paired with my Ubuntu 14.04.1 system and a lot of the buttons work (i.e. they generate events which 'xev' can see) however a significant number do not ...
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can't transfer file to my mobile from laptop using bluetooth

hi m new here n to ubuntu also n i have a query that is about bluetooth i can't transfer mp3 file to my mobile n m using ubuntu 14.10.The screen reads "GDBus.Error.org.openobex.Error.failed:unable to ...
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How do I set up the Apple Magic mouse in 14.04

I want a magic mouse for my Linux PC, but it is for Apple, and either the Linux driver is insanely obscure, or deleted. Also, it is Bluetooth only, and I can't seem to find a Bluetooth adapter for ...
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modprobe bluez module not found

On trying sudo apt-get install bluez on Ubuntu 12.04, I receive the following messages - Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done bluez is already the ...
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Unable to turn on bluetooth on my lenovo ideapad U310 using ubuntu 14.04

I'm a new linux user and I don't really understand the replies to similar queries. The toggle in the bluetooth settings won't turn on at all.
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Apple Magic Mouse Bluetooth in Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freeze and reconnect automatically

Environment: - Dell XPS 13-9333 - Apple Magic Mouse - Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64bit - Kernel 3.16.0-031600rc7-generic,and latest update 14.04, kernel 3.13.0-30.55 - Linux-firmware 1.127.5, # dmesg ...
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How to use Bluetooth Speaker

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME (with KDE) 14.04 I've read through Connect to JBL bluetooth speaker and I saw exact same behaviour when I'm logged in Gnome. However in KDE: My Bluetooth speaker is detected ...
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Bluetooth DUN service not available — Ubuntu Problem or not?

I've been having tethering problems to several devices, but this is one specific example on Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:45:51 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux. I've ...
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How to make A2DP device automatically connect

I have this mini speaker (called sboom500) which is a rather standard A2DP bluetooth audio device. My problem is that when I turn on the device, first of all it does not automatically connect. It ...
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Problem with Dell TEAC CAB-200 installed 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I can not get it to recognize my bluetooth adapter. I know the computer can use the adapter because my keyboard is working,but Ubuntu tells me I have no adapters and so I ...
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Bluetooth icon issues

I can actually use the BT keyboard to select an OS at start up. Once Ubuntu starts and I try to search for devices they will flash in the window momentarily and not connect and then the menu bar ...
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Bluetooth mouse stopped after update

We are running 12.04 LTS 32 bit. I recently updated some system stuff - drivers? - without taking much notice of what I was doing (there are sooooo many updates each week, I tend to ignore the ...
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Pairing error with Jawbone Mini Jambox

I just bought a Mini Jambox (Jawbone) wireless bluetooth speaker. It work like a charm with my Nexus 7, iPhone 4 and MacBook Pro. Unfortunatly I can not make it work with my Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop. What ...
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Bluetooth problem - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Asus laptop

I'm trying to find the driver for Bluetooth device for my Asus K450JF laptop. I searched it in their support website, unfortunately there's no support for Ubuntu OS. Is there any alternative way for ...
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Bluetooth issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use the built-in bluetooth on my Lenovo X140e but even though I'm able to turn it on, it never locates any devices I try to pair with it. I've tried with a Dualshock controller and my ...
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Removing BlueZ and friends packages completely in Ubuntu 14.04

Am using a Dell Inspiron N4110 laptop. It is running Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 and Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (both fresh installations) in dual-boot configuration. The laptop has Atheros WLAN + Bluetooth 4.0. ...
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Ralink rt3290 Bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ralink rt3290 bluetooth driver which I downloaded from http://s3.amazonaws.com/mtk.cfs/Downloads/linux/-2012_0508_RT3290_Linux_STA_v2.6.0.0.bz2 When I run the make command I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 live CD not booting on iMac G5 (Intel)

My iMac G5 isnt booting the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD (32 bit version). When I press the up key, the last line is "* Starting bluetooth daemon". It does not have the [OK] next to it. If I dont press the ...
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How to read bluetooth to the startup files?

I remember I deleted Bluetooth from my startup applications a while ago because I didn't think I'll need it. Now I do and can't turn it on. I'm guessing it's because of what I did before. How do I fix ...
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how to copy a file from a symbian phone to pc using ubuntu

I have tried many times copying out the files present in my symbian phone to my Ubuntu pc but it does'nt happen.
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ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize all keys with paired bluetooth keyboard

I'm trying to connect a Logitech Harmony Hub as a Bluetooth keyboard to my Ubuntu 14.04 Linux HTPC. The pairing worked fine and the device is recognized as a keyboard in Bluetooth Settings. Some keys ...
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scripts for turning the wifi card on and off

The wifi key on my laptop doesn't work under Xubuntu Trusty. Network manager can only soft block wifi, as revealed by the rfkill command. So, I'm looking for a script which can turn off wifi and ...
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my : RT3290 Bluetooth does not work after upgrading to 14.04.01 from 12 were it did work why?

As i mentioned i had blue tooth capabilities in 12 and it work just fine until i upgraded to day. However when I had installed U 12 it wasn't working out of the box then either. I had to use another ...
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Bluetooth not working in dell inspiron 153521 [closed]

I got a new Dell laptop with Ubuntu preinstalled.The problem is that bluetooth is switched on (light blinking) but the bluetooth manager always shows device off? dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ ...
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bluetooth could not be turned on hp laptop g6 2230tx the fn key along with the wireless button does not help

I am using ubuntu 14.04LTS on my hp pavillion g6 2230tx laptop. It supports a ralink driver. How do i get it working. Plz give me a step by step procedure..
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Bluetooth receiver not listed in list-sinks even though paired

My Bluetooth receiver says its paired and connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 Chromebook but does not get listed as an out device in pulseaudio volume control. When I try: pacmd list-sinks My Bluetooth ...
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Incorrect Magic Mouse battery status

I'm running 14.04 LTS on a MacBookPro1,1. I'm running blueman 1.23-git201403102151-1ubuntu1, and though my Magic Mouse is working fine, my system seems to think that its battery level is 0%. How can I ...
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How to use a computer as a bluetooth headset?

I have very little bluetooth expertize. All I want to do is to occasionally be able to use my computer's speakers and microphone for phone conversations. I don't want to use a bluetooth headset. All ...
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Bluetooth on Acer Aspire E1-572G under Ubuntu 14.04: no device found

I am quite new to Ubuntu so I was surfing on this forum but didn't find a real answer to my question, which is: When Bluetooth is on and I try to pair any device, the search doesn't list any result ...
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Sound stutters through bluetooth

I have a Bluetooth speaker that I've been using without any problem for the last 2 years. After the last upgrade to 14.04 I cannot use it anymore because after a few minutes the sound starts ...
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Remap keycodes after adding bluetooth keyboard

I've used xmodmap to remap keys for bluetooth keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04: xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap remove mod1 = Alt_L remove mod1 = Alt_R keycode 180 = Alt_L keycode 225 = Alt_R add mod1 = Alt_L add mod1 = ...
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Bluetooth NOT working in HP pavilion g6-2236tx [closed]

I have ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 installed. I have tried numerous ways to make it work but it always shows, "bluetooth adapter not found". Any help would be appreciated. It works in windows 8.1 ...
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How to turn wireless and bluetooth on without FN key

I own an old MSI x340 which I plan to use it as a media center. The keyboard does not work anymore so I can't turn the radio signal on (FN +F8 and FN+ F9) Device manager shows Intel 5100 Wireless Card ...
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Ubuntu bluetooth audio, no sound after pairing [duplicate]

I've rarely used bluetooth on Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to use a set of Bluetooth speakers (Loewe Speaker 2go). I've done the pairing with the wizard, and the device shows as an "Audio Sink", ...
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Cannot find device path for USB Bluetooth adapter

I am trying to use a Bluetooth adapter (known as Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth) in lsusb, see further below) under Xubuntu 14.04, but my system never recognizes it. ...
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Sending Files via Bluetooth without Pairing

How I can send and receive files via Bluetooth without Pairing the devices? How can I add such send via Bluetooth option in Context Menu? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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PulseAudio + HFP profile in Ubuntu

Objective is to attend the call via BT paired devices using HFP Steps done: a. The softwares used are -pulseaudio-4.99.2 -Bluez-5.14 -ofono-1.14 b. The above mentioned application were started ...
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Bluetooth cannot search other device in dell vostro 2520

Recently I have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop dual boot with windows 7. In windows 7 I can send and browse files over bluetooth, but in ubuntu unable to find other device (such as my phone). And ...
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Error in Installing Package

chathuranga@chathuranga-HP-1000-Notebook-PC:~/rtbth-3.9.3$ make && make install make -C /lib/modules/3.13.0-30-generic/build M=/home/chathuranga/rtbth-3.9.3 modules make[1]: Entering ...
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<solved> Kubuntu - BT-adapter not detected

I have a Compaq nx8220 with a build-in BT-adapter. The problem is that Kubuntu doesn't detect it. I've got the bluetooth enabled in the BIOS, all required drivers installed, but it still isn't seen by ...
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bluetooth health device profile (HDP)

Can we change bluetooth class file? how replace bluetooth class file to bluetooth HDP, from ubuntu Terminal
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Bluetooth not working in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Since when I got rid of windows 8 and installed ubuntu, my bluetooth never really worked. Ubuntu detects the bluetooth hardware (it shows the bluetooth icon in the status bar), and I can turn it on or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Bluetooth not working

Well I changed from windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday, my first time ever using any Linux OS so am really really new to this terminal and all that, been trying to fix the Bluetooth from ...
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Bluetooth keyboard disconnecting

Ubuntu 14.04 I have been having issues with my bluetooth keyboard (Targus Bluetooth Keyboard) disconnecting within ten seconds after I stop typing. Bluetooth Manager still shows the device on the ...
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Complete removal of all bluetooth related packages

I have a poorly powered netbook and I would like to safely "trim the fat" from my 14.04 install. What I'm looking to do is remove all traces of bluetoothd (a service that does not seem to want to ...
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Bluetooth permanently on in 14.04

Just updated 14.04 and now bluetooth is permanently on. Disabling on the bar does not work; Disabling via the System Settings menu does not work either; I already had, before the update, set ...
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New Ubuntu 14.04 on thinkpad e145 bluetooth not working

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a brand new Thinkpad E145 and am trying to use a bluetooth wireless mouse. I cannot pair it because Ubuntu cannot discover it. I have tried most of the solutions that ...
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Blutooth adapter missing after latest upgrade

I just installed the latest updates to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and after the required update Blutooth was not working. Searchine for Bluetooth in Dash reports that there are no Bluetooth adapters installed ...