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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No audio devices after connecting bluetooth speaker

When I connect my bluetooth speaker to my pc sometimes the connection goes wrong. I hear the beeb on my speaker telling me it's connected but when i try to play audio nothing happens. When I look in ...
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I would like to make my new HP Envy 700-230qe Desktop a dual boot platform

I am currently running Windows 8.1 -- 12GB memory -- 2TB Sata hard drive -- RJ-45 Ethernet connection -- and a Premium Wireless-N LAN card & Bluetooth Does anyone have any information as to how I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 bluetooth mouse shows as keyboard

Any idea why my bluetooth mouse shows up as keyboard on the power settings for Ubuntu 12.04 ?
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Trouble getting my bluetooth headset as audio output Ubuntu 13.10

I just bought a bluetooth headset. Achieve pair and connect to the computer with blueman. The problem gives me the time to change the sound settings, first I do not get the headphones to select as an ...
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HP Probok 445 g1 bluetooth

While I boot in Ubuntu network hardware switch shows no movement stays off always (red light) but Wi-Fi is working fine. Problem is Bluetooth is not being detected from hardware. ...
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BT_GET_CAPABILITIES warning slowing down audio apps

I'm using a bluetooth audio receiver to stream music from my PC to an old stereo. Everything works fine, except that everytime an app needs to use audio, and starts initializing ALSA, it gets lots of ...
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Bluetooth device not found after installing Logitech K810 in Ubuntu 13.10

I am currently trying to install the Logitech K810 Keyboard in Ubuntu 13.10 as described in various places online, for example here. I had an old installation that did not work (could not connect ...
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Bluetooth Detection

I need some help. I have DELL Inspiron 3521 Laptop, and Ubuntu 12.04 Operating system. It is working good but only there is a problem in bluetooth. When searching, does not detect any device. Please, ...
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BLUETOOTH ISSUE UBUNTU 12.04, Lenovo Z580

I'm a new Ubuntu user. After 5 months witch Ubuntu I cant imagine to turn back to Windows. However i have just one issue with this system: My bluetooth is not working. My computer is a Lenovo Z580, ...
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Bluetooth Adaptop Not found on dell inspiron 15 3521

No Bluetooth adaptor found in dell inspiron 15 3521 after booting ubuntu 13.10. It has Ubuntu 12.04 LTS bluetooth worked fine. But now wifi works but Bluetooth does not work. I install bluetooth ...
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How can I save my bluetooth headset volume settings?

I'm running ubuntu 13.10, but I first saw this on 13.04. Whenever my headset connects to my computer, the audio gets set for "Telephony Duplex" instead of "High Fidelity Playback". Additionally, the ...
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My Dell inspiron 1464 bluetooth adapters does not work in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My Dell inspiron 1464 bluetooth adapters does not work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS How to fix this? Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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What is causing my Intel 7260 bluetooth device to disconnect when I unblock it with rfkill?

SOLUTION: The problem appears to be that the Bluetooth module does not work well with xHCI in Linux. There is a BIOS setting labeled "XHCI PRE-BOOT MODE", which must be set to "Disabled". If it is ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Broadcom 43142 not finding bluetooth devices

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. The laptop is Ubuntu-certified for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, so I wasn't expecting any problems. First I tried to get the Broadcom 43142 wifi/bluetooth module working on Ubuntu ...
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Can't find Bluetooth file

This may sound dumb, but i have searched everywhere for /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf . I cannot find it. I have tried searching and doing everything of the manner, but I cannot find it. Please help.
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Rhythmbox won't play through Bluetooth stereo adapter

I'm running 13.04 on a Dell M5030 laptop and a Bluetooth dongle. The stereo has a Aluratek Bluetooth adapter. My Iphone works on this set up and the laptop has no issues with the BT that I can see. ...
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How can I hide the bluetooth icon in GNOME Shell 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 13.10)?

Both the extensions are outdated and the extension Icon Hider which hides multiple icons forces all icons to appear before allowing you to hide (thus conflicting with other extensions that show/hide ...
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LXDE bluetooth gone. How do I get it back?

Suddenly I can't find the bluetooth icon on the LXDE system tray. I might have disabled it by mistake. How do I get it back? I tried to open "run" from the menu and typing bluetooth-agent but nothing ...
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Ubuntu disabling bluetooth in windows 7

I got my new laptop, and since I'm a bit "Bu-curious", I installed Ubuntu using Wubi, alongside my windows 7 copy (on an Fujitsu UH572(Intel) laptop). I use bluetooth to connect to my speakers, and it ...
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Bluetooth keyboard prints wrong symbols, and doesn't recognize -, p, [, 0 (thinkpad compact bluetooth keyboard)

I connect (using console approach, gui doesn't work) "ThinkPad Compact Bluetooth Keyboard" (US layout) to thinkpad t420. Trackpoint on this external keyboard and most of the buttons work well, ...
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Bluetooth headset never gives me sound options

I have Buffalo headset with microphone that I know works fine becaue I routinely use it on a Windows 7 computer. It connects to my Ubuntu 13.10 computer fine: But when I open sound preferences, ...
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Bluetooth timed out

I am using a desktop and having bluetooth dongle in a working condition. Now the problem is I am having multiple problems at different combination which I had tried. I have been through whole site ...
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Bluetooth connection with s3?

I bought a rocketfish micro bluetooth adapter (2.1 connectivity). I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My phone runs Android version 4.1.2, and the model is Samsung-SGH-I747, Kernel version 3.0.31-1300972. I ...
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Bluetooth problems on 13.04 (dont see bt-devices)

running Zorin 7 on Ubuntu 13.04 and cant get my BT to work ... it seems that the actual BT device is recognized, but I cant get it to see (or be seen by) other devices I downloaded Blueman bt manager ...
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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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Bluez 5 in Ubuntu isn't working

I've installed the Bluez 5 package from source. When I run the interactive command from terminal: bluetoothctl, the interactive mode starts, and the prompt changes to Bluetooth. When I click on ...
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Broadcom Hybrid Chipset Wifi Works Bluetooth Does Not

I have a HP Envy Touchsmart 15 and it has a hybrid Broadcom chipset that's both Wifi and Bluetooth. Wifi works excellently however the Bluetooth doesn't work. Ubuntu recognizes that the computer does ...
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How can I make files received by Bluetooth be saved in my own specified folder?

By default, any file received through Bluetooth is saved in the downloads folder. How can I create a new folder named bluetooth and have received files be saved in it?
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Error while connecting A2DP device, Bluetooth BlueZ Dbus Exception Ubuntu12.04LTS [closed]

I'm unable to connect a A2DP Bluetooth Speaker in Ubuntu 12.04LTS. IBM Thinkpad R52. Broadcom Integrated Bluetooth IV. bluez packages installed and up-to-date pulsaudio installed and up-to-date $ ...
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Wifi LED continuosly blinking in xubuntu 13.10

I have hp 6730s base model notebook which has a wifi/bluetooth button to turn on/off the wifi and bluetooth .Also it shows yellow led when wireless devices are off and blue when on. But in xubuntu ...
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Bluetooth ceased functioning

I have been using a number of devices (phone, headset, speakers) connected to my Thinkpad which is running 13.04. Today quite out of the blue (forgive the pun!) bluetooth disabled itself. Despite ...
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bluetooth adaptor functions only on either of the operating system

bluetooth adapter functions only on either of the operating system not on both with multi-booting of ubuntu13.10 and windows 7 and interestingly wifi is working well on both os my machine is toshiba ...
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Bluetooth android phone fails to connect?

While Ubuntu 13.10 Bluetooth identifies and pairs my phone, the " connect" switch remains greyed out and it will neither send or receives files. I have added " Blueman" and other support software, ...
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Can't switch to A2DP

I've just made a new clean installation of Ubuntu 13.10. I've connected my bluetooth audio adapter without any problem. In fact, I could configure it without any trouble, switching it's output to ...
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blutooth always on after reboot

I don't use bluetooth on my laptop. But my Ubuntu installation doesn't remember my preference to switch-off bluetooth. After rebooting, Blutooth is again switched on. What is the reason? What is the ...
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bluetooth keyboard laggy on reconnect

I have a bluetooth 3.0 keyboard that I successfully paired to Ubuntu. When connected it works very well, with no lag or latency. Every time the bluetooth connection is lost (eg: after a long idle ...
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Bluetooth not turning on?

I have a Vaio VPCCW21FX with a brand new installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to connect a Wedge Mobile keyboard. So I went into the system settings, bluetooth and tried to turn it on but as soon as ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on HP 650 Notebook, no bluetooth, unstable WLAN connection

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a HP 650 laptop. Everything works fine except for two things: The bluetooth hardware is simply not recognized The WLAN works poorly. The WLAN is recognized and I can ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Bluetooth won't work after update (Toshiba L845)

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my Toshiba Satellite L845 and I installed blueman to get the bluetooth working. After updating to Ubuntu 13.10 I can't see my phone with either blueman or the default ...
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Bluetooth devices degrades my wireless

I am using 13.10 on a Dell N411Z I was using 13.04 with no problem. When I stream U-tube, movies etc using a bluetooth speaker or headphones. My wireless degrades to a stop and buffers for along time ...
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Bluetooth driver disapeared after 13.10 [closed]

Since I updated to 13.10, my blutooth adapter is not recognized, so its like there is no bluetooth on the computer anymore.(It is not the indicator problem, it works fine).
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How can I install a USB bluetooth dongle in Ubuntu 12.04?

I would like to use a USB bluetooth dongle on Ubuntu 12.04. I guess that I will have install some drivers first. So where do I get those? Are there any universal bluetooth drivers? Do I have to do ...
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Bluetooth Problem

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10(saucy) in a Dell N5010 notebook. My bluetooth is not detected. How to fix it. Also Do I need to install anything for My ATI 512 MB Graphics Card for full utilizatiion of my ...
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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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Intel advanced-N 6235 Saucy not finding any wireless networks / bluetooth devices

I searched the Internet for my problem but did not find exactly the problem I’m facing. I have an Intel NUC with Ubuntu 13.10 installed. Now I added a new PCIE Intel advanced-n 6235 wifi/bluetooth ...
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BT dongle - ASUS USB-BT400 not working

I run on one problem. My USB Bluetooth dongle ASUS USB-BT400 is not working. I'm googling whole day for some clues, but without success. Could you please help me? USB deviace is properly found: ...
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Drivers on Ubuntu Saucy salamander

I have a HP probook 445G1 NOTEBOOK . It came pre-installed with Ubuntu 12.4 LTS. I removed it and installed Ubuntu 13.10.Now there are no wifi and bluetooth drivers , Help me fix it , I am a total ...
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ps3 bluetooth remote connected as linux input device has only one event type on 13.10

I'm trying to setup my Harmony Smart Control as a PS3 Bluetooth Remote Control (it pretends to be this remote) under Ubuntu 13.10 (latest kernel and updates installed). My bluetooth dongle wouldn't ...
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Bluetooth support for Asus Z87i-Deluxe motherboard (WifiGo module)

I bought an Asus Z87i-deluxe motherboard in september and have had some issues with the drivers which Asus does only provide for windows. The motherboard has a wireless and bluetooth module as well as ...
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turn on off bluetooth from shell not from applet

Ubuntu 13.04 64 bits, on ELiteBook 8740, gnome desktop with bluetooth-applet shown. I could not figure out how to turn on and off from shell the buetooth and not from the notification bt applet ...