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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Help troubleshooting my bluetooth

I think Bluetooth on this machine works, at least the hardware does. I've seen it function briefly once so that implies it might function longer than just a few seconds. I had this problem but was ...
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Laptop Lenovo G510 bluetooth doesn't work Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

i am totally new in Linux. I'm trying to find out how to get the bluetooth activated. I have searched so far in the web but no solution works. Please tell me what commands I should provide so you ...
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Ubuntu won't accept files over bluetooth, i have tried changing settings in personal file sharing

When i want to send a file from my nexus 7 (android 6.0) it fails to send the file, and my nexus 7 says the transfer is forbidden by the target device. I can send files, but not receive them. I have ...
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How can a Bluetooth keyboard that requires a code entry be paired in the terminal?

I have a Bluetooth ThinkPad 2 Tablet keyboard that I want to pair with my Ubuntu Touch Aquaris E4.5. Due to GUI limitations, I want to try to do this in the terminal. I'm hoping that the process'll be ...
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bluetooth not finding devices nor being detected

I am a linux newbie. I am using ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to use bluetooth on the laptop however The bluetooth manager is not detecting any devices. When i try to look for my device from the phone, it ...
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hci over virtual COM port?

So, I recently bought a bluegiga BLED112 bluetooth adapter, thinking that I would be able to stream audio to my speaker via this adapter. It turns out, however, that this adapter doesn't support HCI. ...
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How to connect to Wacom Bamboo Spark?

I bought a "Wacom Bamboo Spark" and a "Bluetooth Low Energy" / "Bluetooth Smart" capable USB dongle. With "hcitool lescan" I find the Wacom tablet and can even connect to it for a short period. But I ...
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Ubuntu Blueman MS Designer Keyboard pairing fails

I previously got my MS Desinger Mouse working by installing Blueman and Bluez on Ubuntu 15.04. I am know trying to pair my keyboard, running blueman-manager I can detect the Designer Keyboard - I then ...
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Logitech K380 bluetooth keyboard - make function keys default

There is a software for Windows called "Logitech Options" which can switch media keys to function keys, but this setting is not remembered in keyboard. There are similar cases with other logitech ...
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Microsoft Designer Mouse makes worse WiFi on ASUS UX31A laptop with Ubuntu 15.10

This bluetooth mouse doesn't work out of box, but I found a solution how to make it work. After this a cursor is moved, even though mouse's type is still "any device". So, it works, but I found a ...
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Make a new notification with sound icon and bar

Probably this question has already been answered somewhere, but I could not find it. The situation: I am on Ubuntu 15.10, on a laptop. I have a secondary bluetooth speakers system, on which I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Pulseaudio pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover initiallization failure

I had a problem with the bluetooth module, the conecctión of the device is correct but when I try to use the Bluetooth device is not in pulseaudio options so I can not use it even though it is ...
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Any way to change bluetooth default folder to sender device name?

I have a print bureau and I receive a lot of photos via bluetooth in our computers... I was using Windows to do that but I tried Linux Ubuntu and it works better. I bought a computer only to do my ...
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Bluetooth not working Lenovo G580 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have problem with bluetooth i can't turn on. 3.19.0-32-generic #37~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 22 09:41:40 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux 03:00.0 Ethernet controller ...
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How to change the default bluetooth and sound settings on startup?

Every-time I power-on my laptop my bluetooth device is on and my system sound is muted. Somehow settings are not saved when I shut down the computer. How do I fix this?
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installed ubuntu 15.10 bluetooth no longer working

I reinstalled ubuntu with 15.10 on my system76 laptop. After install bluetooh is no longer working. It seems like it is not picking up that there is bluetooth in the computer, cannot turn it own. ...
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Sound settings does not show settings for all my sound devices (Ubuntu 14.04, Unity)

Sounds setting in Unity is not letting me to configure my bluetooth headset as output device, simply because it is not showing the settings of that device, but always show the settings for my default ...
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Ubuntu 15.10, logitech mx anywhere mouse pairs but doesn't do anything

When I used Ubuntu 15.04 with bluez5 from PPA installed, the mouse works. But after installing Ubuntu 15.04, the mouse doesn't work. [bluetooth]# info XX:XX:XX:XX:XX Device XX:XX:XX:XX:XX Name: MX ...
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Bluetooth Audio Lag and Out of syc

Am using Ubuntu 15.04 , i have a bluetooth speaker Blurock2 . it was working fine until recently. there is Lag and sometime audio is out of sync with video. Especial after pressing Pause or Skipping ...
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Kubuntu - bluetooth device disappeared

My bluetooth device stopped being detected (maybe because of an update). When I want to access the Bluetooth settings it says that no device is available. It is the same with hcitool scan in the ...
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How do I use a Microsoft Designer Mouse with Ubuntu 15.10

This mouse is a "low-power bluetooth" device. Supposedly this uses HOGP instead of HID. I have found responses that say you need bluez 5.x. Well Ubuntu 15.10 has bluez 5.35 but it doesn't work. When ...
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Display Blank (ASUS PB278Q) after turning display power off/on until reboot

Facts: I am running Kubuntu 15.10 on Intel NUC D54250wyk (Intel HD Graphic 5000). My display is ASUS PB278Q connected to NUC on the DP on max resolution (2560x1440). In System Settings, all Power ...
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How can i play music from my mobile through pc and make calls and talk from pc connected via bluetooth or USB

I have used Android notifier for notification on Ubuntu from my android mobile. I have also tried blueman for playing music in PC from mobile (but not working now. Not getting the audio output in pc). ...
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Mine imperfect way to get “BLUETOOTH headset auto connect ”(Still need help) [duplicate]

/etc/pulse/default.pa # automatically switch to newly-connected devices load-module module-switch-on-connect that actually works well from what I experienced but the problem is: the first about one ...
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Set Up Bluetooth (rfcomm) as a virtual serial port (dev/tty0)

I have a bluetooth device that is discoverable through the command "hcitool scan". Its protocol discriptor is "RFCOMM". I can bind the device to the port rfcomm0 through the command "sudo rfcomm ...
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hcitool scan output inconsistencies

When running hcitool scan, I get inconsistent output. Sometimes it finds all nearby, discoverable devices, sometimes it doesn't. The inconsistencies are not because the devices are moving in and out ...
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How to patch the kernel with a specific commit

For a project I am working on I need to have this commit in my kernel: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/bluetooth/bluetooth-next.git/commit/?id=a6ad2a6b9cc1d9d791aee5462cfb8528f366f1d4 ...
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Bluetooth and GPS on Nexus 4

Is there anybody who has no problems using Bluetooth or GPS on Nexus 4 with ubuntu touch? If so, can you please tell me which channel you are using or which settings you are using? I'm asking to ...
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Asus G551JM Game Laptop Bluetooth and Microphone not working

lspci output: xyphos@xyphos-G551JM:~$ lspci -k 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device ...
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Bluetooth adaptor connection problem

I have a Bluetooth adapter which is connected to speaker. I can successfully connected to android cellphone and can play any songs you can hear it from Bluetooth speaker. But when I try to connect the ...
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Mouse Dell WM524 extra buttons

I'm having some troubles with my bluetooth mouse dell wm524. I can't configure the extra buttons, like 'back and forward buttons' and 'left and right wheel buttons'. And the second, not much ...
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Is it likely that a fix for the RT3290 Bluetooth driver problem will be available for 14.04 and 15.10 in the near future?

This link appears to contain source code for the Bluetooth drivers for the Ralink/Mediatek radio device. There are a number of posts and threads on Askubuntu regarding this issue - some going back to ...
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know of any way to activate bluetooth server to connect to the internet on my android?

so, im trying to use my HTC 510 to connect my computer to the internet (in ubuntu 15.10 of course). I can use PDAnet to do USB tethering on windows 7, but as far as I can tell Ubuntu doesn't support ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS AzureWave Bluetooth not detected

Stats first: ASUS K55DR machine lspci -v 04:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01) Subsystem: AzureWave Device 1186 Flags: bus master, fast devsel, ...
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15.10, Dell m3800 bluetooth not working

Picked up an m3800 refurb unit which shipped with Windows, but I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it and just about everything works perfectly on the laptop, but bluetooth is being a pain. I have an ...
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No bluetooth on 15.10 (NUC w/ 7265 wifi+bt adapter)

I'm wondering if someone could point me in the right direction to troubleshoot bluetooth on 15.10 (I actually moved to 15.10 to see if it would help the bluetooth situation). From the first boot, no ...
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Deleted bluetooth connections in NetworkManager keep reappearing

I'm running Linux Mint 17 and I have in the past paired my laptop with my smartphones using bluetooth. Now the phones are appearing in the NetworkManager connection list when I click on nm-applet in ...
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The Bluetooth driver doesn't work in lenovo flex 3 14. please help me resolving this

I am using ubuntu latest lts (14.04.3). My laptop does have Bluetooth and I can use it in windows 8. However in Ubuntu it seems that the OS doesn't recognize the hardware.It is not listed on the top ...
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Will Ralink RT3290 drivers ever be properly supported in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

The 14.04 LiveUSB image works fine but a subsequent install breaks WiFi and Bluetooth. This is not very good publicity for Ubuntu. The average Joe will feel cheated. WiFi can be fixed by a kernel ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no wifi, Bluetooth, USB, sound

I have a laptop dell vostro 3560. It had Ubuntu 15.04, but after a fresh install of ubuntu 15.10, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB ports and sound don't work. I have wired internet connection though. $ lspci ...
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Sound fluctuates wildly back and forth as sound device rapidly appears and disapears

So earlier I tried to add a bluetooth device. Didn't work. I think the drivers are in the next kernel release or something. In the meantime, I've got this problem where the bluetooth device appears ...
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Nokia BH-503 Plays sound distorted Ubuntu 15.10

I have an old Nokia Bluetooth headset and I am running Ubuntu 15.10. Everything runs fine, but the Bluetooth when ever I leave it idle for some time after pairing it starts to play sound distorted. I ...
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ubuntu can't turn on bluetooth

My computer is Mac air I install the virtualbox and had a ubuntu14.04 vm But the vm can't turn on bluetooth on ubuntu I install the bluez I open the bluetooth on mac and add the setting on ...
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Can't use Bluetooth for more than 45 minutes at a time

I have two bluetooth 4.0 dongles and four bluetooth headsets. The most recent headset I got was from China and it was really nice except for the stereo channels were reversed. I didn't feel like ...
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How to setup Qt to use blueZ bluetooth stack

I am running btscanner demo in Qt Creator 5.5 but the 'scan' button comes out as disabled perhaps because the bluetooth is not setup right for Qt. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (virtual machine) and I can ...
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Bluetooth connectivity issue with 14.04 LTS/Intel Compute Stick

I am developing code for data transfer between an Android tablet (currently testing on 4.4.4) and an Intel Compute Stick. I was having issues getting the Android device to connect to the Stick. To ...
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Is Bluetooth smart supported? If so, how; if not yet, when?

I've seen a couple of questions relating to users wanting to use their Logitech MX Anywhere 2 Bluetooth mouse with Ubuntu. I am in the same boat. I eagerly awaited the release of Ubuntu 15.10 because ...
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Cannot get in gnome desktop after upgrade 15.04 to 15.10

I can not log in at tty1 after reboot; system hangs. Also after dpkg --configure -a I get: error getting authority: error initializing authority:Could not connect:no such file or directory ...
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Bluetooth not working [xubuntu 15.04, BCM43142 ] [duplicate]

my bluetooth adapter is [lspci] 06:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) device ID [lsusb] ID 0a5c:21d7 Broadcom Corp. BCM43142 Bluetooth 4.0 dmesg details- ...
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PulseAudio can not load bluetooth module 15.10

I am having trouble connecting my bluetooth speakers with a fresh 15.10 install. The speakers are connected however they are not listed as available audio device. I tried to load the bluetooth ...