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 keyboard wrong keymap

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and I bought this keyboard: Rii Mini i8+ Bluetooth https://www.amazon.de/dp/B01BDS1YZC/ref=cm_sw_r_other_awd_CHJfxbQC1A2B0 It's working perfectly on my android phone (5.1.1), but ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Bluetooth - No adapters found

Post Ubuntu 15.10 upgrade from 15.04, there was no more Bluetooth adapter found. I tried to install Bluetooth Manager but it didn't help me set up my devices. I found out the following post (Ubuntu ...
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How to unpair bluetooth device from the command line

How do you unpair a bluetooth device from the command line? I was able to pair my computer with an Android phone via bluetoothctl, but there doesn't seem to be any "unpair" option. Even though I ...
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Ubuntu Guest doesn't detect Bluetooth Adapter

My Ubuntu Guest VM isn't able to detect or turn on the Bluetooth adapter. My host is Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 3 with a Bluetooth adapter. I have enabled my USB's in VirtualBox (see image below). The ...
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Logitech Bluetooth keyboard doesn't work with GRUB2 on boot [duplicate]

I can't use my keyboard with GRUB2 when I reboot? Is there a fix for this?
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Error compiling Bluez 5.39 from source code

I am attempting to install Bluez 5.39 (Bluetooth library). I have run ./configure. When I run make I get the following error: name@name-vm:~/bluez-5.39$ make make --no-print-directory all-am ...
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Bluetooth: how to solve “not enough free handles to register service” error?

Since a couple of weeks I'm having an annoying problem. The connection switch in bluetooth is greyed out: So in order to re-establish a connection, I have to re-pair the devices (a bluetooth ...
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How can I force bluetooth to stay ON at start up / wake up?

I have a System76 laptop that has a function key (f12) that can instantly toggle bluetooth on and off. But you have to turn it on every time it power cycles or sleeps. I'd like to somehow bypass this ...
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how to use boogie board sync 9.7 in ubuntu 15.10

i just bought boogie board sync which is a writing tablet but do not supports linux , is there's any way i can use it in my ubuntu as there's no alternative to this product and hate the company which ...
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Pair 2 computers with Bluetooth Low Energy

How can I pair 2 PCs, running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, using Bluetooth Low Energy? I would like to be able to choose the pairing method. (i.e. set the IO capabilities)
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RT3290 RALINK DRIVER IN UBUNTU

I have found that there is a large community suffering from the problems that the WiFi-Bluetooth card your computer is Ralink RT-3290. It is an problem since 2012-2013. None of the solutions offered ...
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DBUS warning message appears on login - org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply

Following message appears on login : "Couldn't apply network settings. org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus). It may not be possible connect to ...
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Bluetooth not detected

I've had this problem from the start: Ubuntu won't play nice with Bluetooth on my laptop. The bluetooth icon in the status bar was generally absent. Turning bluetooth on from the system settings would ...
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pairing a bluetooth AB shutter 3 remote to ubuntu

I just got myself one of those cheap bluetooth selfie remote controllers and I'm planning on using it to trigger stuff in ubuntu (actually ubuntu studio XFCE) The problem is that I can't get the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 & Globalsat BT-338 Bluetooth GPS - org.bluez.Error.NotAvailable

I'm trying to get my bluetooth GPS connected to my Asus EEE PC 1201PN. I've used both the internal bluetooth module, as well as a USB bluetooth module with the same results. I also booted off a thumb ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 panel shows battery level as arithmetic mean of laptop and bluetooth mouse levels

I have two notebooks (Asus Zenbook and Lenovo Thinkpad) with Ubuntu 14.04 installed and both show the same behaviour: The battery level indicator in the Unity panel shows the exact arithmetic mean of ...
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Bluetooth 14.04 on Lenovo H50 - RTL8723BE

Referring to a question already answered by Pilot6 in thread RTL8723BE Bluetooth does not work I recognize the answer there using dkms by Pilot6 but they are somewhat dated. Has this been fixed in ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad 1 - 'stops working' every few minutes

I have just purchased an Apple Magic Trackpad 1 and connected it to my Ubuntu 15.10 (now 16.04) system. That all worked flawlessly. Once connected, the trackpad 'stops working' every few minutes. I ...
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error in downloading bluetooth library on ubuntu 14.04

I am new to bluetooth programming. I am trying to install Bluetooth library, but it is giving me following error. $ sudo apt-get install libbluetooth-dev The following packages have unmet ...
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Setting up Bluetooth is always a pain

I have a Jabra Solemate that I had working in the past. I don't use it often. I periodically reinstall Ubuntu. The Solemate registers successfully under the Bluetooth manager and I hear the device ...
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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 15.10 not deteced and not detecting other devices

I recently went back to Ubuntu after I had enough of my sloppy Windows 8.1. All is fine now, but I am unable to get my bluetooth to deteced other devices, and other devices are not detecting it. The ...
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Laptop unable to see bluetooth devices and not visible to other bluetooth devices

My laptop has: Realtek RT8723BE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter The Bluetooth icon is visible, "Bluetooth" is ON and "Visible" is ON. I am trying to connect it to Android phone. The ...
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Ubuntu does not detect any usb port, wifi, ethernet or webcam

I have dual booted ubuntu with windows 10. When I first time booted ubuntu everything was working fine.I installed a few packages using dpkg and then I booted up Windows and then again ubuntu. At that ...
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Unable to send or receive files over bluetooth

I cannot use bluetooth service on my laptop to send or receive files. All I get is this. Besides, I cannot even switch off the bluetooth from the bar on the top. Here is the screenshot. This state ...
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UBUNTU 15 does not 'see' YAMAHA bluetooth speaker

The PC FUJITSU A514 does not see the MCR B043 bluetooth speaker. I tried also to insert the adapter TRUST 15542, but also this adapter does not see the speaker. Thank you for your attention.
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Bluetooth maybe missing from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Two days ago I bought a pair of bluetooth earphones, that connect well with my cellphone. I thought that also connecting them with my computer would be the same, but it wasn't. Apparently my computer ...
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HP Envy X360 15-w002nx Wifi and Bluetooth Not working [duplicate]

I have HP Envy X360 15-w002nx. Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 are not supporting Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. When I am making Wi-Fi or Bluetooth on automatically it is going to off. My request to add drivers ...
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How do I get my Bluetooth speaker to connect with my laptop?

When I try to connect my Bluetooth speaker to my new Asus TP500LB, Blueman-Applet gives the option to use a "random passkey" or not to connect, but no option to enter the passkey that my speaker gives ...
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Ubuntu cannot pair with bluetooth keyboard

Ubuntu 15.10 cannot pair with bluetooth keyboard. In the GUI, it says "setting up '....keyboard' failed. If using the bluetoothctl, the error message shows 'Failed to pair: org.bluez.Error....
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troubleshooting compact wireless in linux

I didn't want to ask for what seems like such an easy problem but i've been working on this for more than a week now. My problem is I can't get compact wireless to install on linux and I did look ...
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Bluetooth: Can receive files, but no “Send Files” option

I'm unable to send files via Bluetooth since I can't find the "Send Files" option anywhere. See screenshots below: How do I resolve this?
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Matias Laptop Pro fails to connect

Trying to pair with a Matias Laptop Pro on my Razer Blade running Ubuntu. On bluetoothctl I get: [bluetooth]# pair 20:77:03:26:09:DF Attempting to pair with 20:77:03:26:09:DF [CHG] Device 20:77:03:...
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Ubuntu 15.10 bluetooth headset playback problem

My bluetooth headset works fine with phones, windows. But when I connect it to my Ubuntu 15.10, the audio starts stuttering after a few seconds. Sometimes it skips or goes fast. In "Sounds", I have ...
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Bluetooth not allowing me to switch on

I used to run peppermint OS 6 until i realized i was not a fan of the lightweight properties that did not allow most programs to run so i switch to ubuntu with the hope of a previous issue of the same ...
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Can't get usb bluetooth adapter to work

I've been trying to use an usb bluetooth adapter, but all the instructions I found on the internet have not worked. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 A brief description of the problem: - lsusb does not list ...
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My HP laptop with ubuntu 14.04 LTS does not detect android bluetooth device

My HP laptop is installed with Ubuntu 14.04 lts .It does not detect the bluetooth of my lenovo mobile phone because of which I can’t share files through bluetooth from my android device.
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Bluetooth Indicator Applet menu disappears before I can click on it if Panel is set to auto-hide

I've just installed Lubuntu 15.10 on an old netbook that was dying under the weight of Windows 7, and so far I'm loving it. Much of what I learned when I had to do admin on Unix systems back in the ...
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Bluetooth File Transfer with Nexus 5X Not Working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. The laptop's Bluetooth seems to work fine as I have a remote Logitech keyboard that I have paired with it that works flawlessly. My problem is with my Nexus 5X ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot play sound from bluetooth headphones

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I have a pair of TaoTronics TT-BH06 headphones that I've had for the last several months. Until recently, they worked just fine. I would turn on my headphones, they would ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - USB Bluetooth not working

I have looked at some other answers already, none of them seemed applicable or fixed anything. I have USB Bluetooth on 15.10. It used to work fine. I went to pair my headphones today and noticed I ...
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Ralinik Bluetooth Adapter Not Found in Ubuntu 15.10

I've recently dual booted Ubuntu 15.10 with my win 8 laptop. My laptop is HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC. rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no Bluetooth: ...
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Getting all LEDs in /sys/class/leds

I want to be able to control the two dual (orange/white) LEDs on my HP Probook 4540s laptop. However, I don't see them in the list: /sys/class/leds/hp::hddprotect /sys/class/leds/input3::capslock /...
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Bluetooth playback options on Boombot REX please

I am using the boombot REX bluetooth speaker to listen to music and hear sound while watching netflix. I can make it control the volume on the computer but not the play button, I also have the same ...
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Ubuntu won't detect Btrek H9 bluetooth headset anymore [duplicate]

I bought a bluetooth headset and Im trying to connect it to my ubuntu computer, the problem is, first time I tried it showed my device under Device Search but when I selected the device and then ...
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Ubuntu Mate, Bluetooth “Failed to connect device”

I am running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on a Raspberry Pi 2 and I'm having a problem connecting my Ipazzport bluetooth keyboard. Ubuntu detects it but when I run setup I get "Failed to connect device" Any ...
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Bluetooth headset buttons are not working properly!

I'm developing a program where I want to remap the bluetooth headset buttons to some other events. Bluetooth headset buttons are detected and also shown in evtest as /dev/input/event5 as shown below ...
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Shell command corresponding to bluetooth on-off switch in unity [duplicate]

I was wondering which shell command is the equivalent to turning on and off the bluetooth module when you click the switch button in unity indicator menu. Using /etc/init.d/bluetooth stop requires ...
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No bluetooth adapter Found. for Ubuntu14.04 in VirtualBox(host is Mac)

I can not open Bluetooth, it says - "No Bluetooth adapters found". I tried installed "Bluetooth Manager", but still not work. My software environment is "Ubuntu14.04 in Oracle VirtualBox, which ...
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Bluetooth isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and before it worked just fine. I don't have Windows 10 anymore. When I do: dmesg | grep -i blue in the terminal this is what I get: [ 5.052304] ...
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Bluetooth device not working

hi guys my bluetooth will not work at all i can turn it on in settings but it will not search for devices or turn on visibility i ran lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb and got the result: 01:00.0 ...