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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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 ...
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MIcrosoft ArcTouch Blutooth mouse not working on Ubuntu 15.10

My mouse is visible however whenever I try to connect to it it shows me the message Setting up 'Arc Touch BT Mouse' failed I am aware that this was a problem previously but this should have been ...
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HP G60 Bluetooth

I have an HP G60-630US Laptop, the WiFi runs great, the hardware button even works to turn it off. But Bluetooth isn't even detected. I know it works as it works fine in Windows. My internal wireless ...
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Best way to deactivate Bluetooth on system startup? (with systemd and not upstart)

What is the best way to deactivate Bluetooth for every startup with systemd? There are a lot of examples, but all of them work with upstart and rc.local. With Ubuntu 15.10 rc.local is disabled by ...
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Bluetooth keyboard stops working after reconnection

I am working with a bluetooth keyboard under Unbunt 14.04. Everything is fine, till I leave the keyboard for enough time to let it go in sleeping mode. After awakening, the connection is established ...
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Personal File Sharing, “packages are not installed”

In Personal File Sharing menu I am getting this. I want to enable this. Here, what should I do ?
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Bluetooth Keyboard not pairing 14.04/Lxle

I know this question has been asked before and i have spent all day looking at those solutions but they are not helping! On Lenovo G50-30 connecting H-Write mini bluetooth keyboard. The keyboard ...
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Battery, wifi, Bluetooth, Ethernet and USB ports not being detected

A few days back some updates were available and I installed them. However, after the update the battery is not being detected. The Bluetooth is not working. The USB ports do not detect any USB device. ...
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Bluetooth doesn´t work, anymore

i´m using UbuntuGnome 64bits, and wanted to use my headphones(Sony) via bluetooth. The problem at the beginning was, that my device was recognize als mono device, a2dp wanst enable. After trying a lot ...
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ubuntu can not detect my Sony MDR-ZX330BT HEADSET bluetooth

my laptop can not detect my bluetooth HEADSET, i can detect others devices but not my headset.
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Disable keyboard backlight and Bluetooth at startup in Ubuntu mate 15.10

I searched a lot for an answer for this question. Most of the answers that I find is to include the commands to disable the respective devices using the rc.local file. I tried this method but ...
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Toshiba Broadcom bluetooth [0930:0225] is not working on Ubuntu

i can't enable bluetooth. I have tried every things but no success, Here is some commands i have tried: $> rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: brcmwl-...
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I have a ípega bluetooth controller (PG-9028) , it connects with my pc and is recognized by js-test and evtest but do not send any event to my linux

Evtest show all events and js-test show all buttons and axis but nothings happens if i click in a button, it's like if i had not clicked what to do now?
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GPS location on BQ Aquaris E5

I have a new Aquaris E5 HD, but it seems that GPS is not working. As far as I could find out, this issue is known for the E4.5, see GPS unvailable on aquaris E45. I there any progress with that ...
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How do I get Logitech MX Anywhere 2 to work in 16.04 (Bluetooth smart)

New question following post Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse pairs but doesn't do anything Pairing and connecting via built-in bluetooth manager and blueman works. also via commandline: bluetoothctl ...
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Can't connect bluetooth headphones

I can't connect my bluetooth headphones, my laptop detects it but when I try pair it, it says "Authentication failed" or "time out". I'm running xUbuntu 14.04.4 LTS, and the headphones support ...
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Bluez 5.28 - 5.37 “Not enough free handles to register service” issue with GATT (gatt_example plugin) services

I have tried to run gatt_example plugin from Bluez package in Ubuntu environment (14.04 LTS and 15.10). For that I have rebuild from source 5.37 (Ubuntu 14.04) and 5.35 (Ubuntu 15.10) with: $ ./...
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Multiple disconnection with IOGear GBU521 BCM20702A0

Since I moved from Fedora to Ubuntu, I have some troubles with the bluetooth. I have random disconnection with my headsets. I have 2 different brands & model : - Bluedio T2+ (Turbine 2 plus) - JVC ...
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No bluetooth AC-3160 15.10

I installed ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop but now my bluetooth device is not found anymore. My laptop has a AC-3160 in it which is a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth chip. Does anyone know how this can be fixed? lspci | ...
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Motorola s305 problem with A2DP

When I connect my bluetooth headset Motorola s305 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS it very often is connected not with A2DP profile but as HSP/HFP with a low quality sound output. Every time I need to go to All ...
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Keys not working on Apple Magic Keyboard

I recently got a Japanese version of the Apple Magic Keyboard. It connects to Bluetooth as a keyboard and works pretty much flawlessly except that at least 2 keys don't seem to work. The ¥ | key, next ...
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How to change default audio output

I periodically switch between wanting all of my sound routed through a bluetooth speaker and a USB DAC. Whenever I switch, I can manually change the output location of each application I use ...
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Distorted sound through bluetooth speaker

I have a Sony XRS-X5 bluetooth speaker which is working perfectly with other devices, but if i connect it to my Laptop which is running Ubuntu 15.10 I get distorted sound.
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Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04

Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04. Found some don't work for both audio and data, e.g., the Avantree. Who uses an external USB tiny dongle on their laptop or ...
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Microsoft Designer Keyboard 15.10

I'm pretty novice with ubuntu. I'm trying to get a microsoft designer keyboard paired with 15.10 ubuntu. I got the mouse working. When it comes to the keyboard, it pairs. But doesn't seem to connect ...
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HP 15-af008ax Bluetooth Not Working

I have a HP 15-af008ax and everything works fine except the bluetooth.... I tried this command: dmesg | grep -i bluetooth and this is what it displays: [ 20.951480] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.20 [ 20....
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Ubuntu 14.04.05 Apple Bluetooth “No Such Adapter”

I have a mid 2015 macbook pro. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.05 on it and am booting up with rEFInd. Oddly enough my bluetooth mouse / keyboard work but the mouse isn't allowing scrolling. Looking around I'...
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Bluensnarf installation

I am trying to install Bluesnarf on my Ubuntu machine and i am encountering the following error when i run make command. root@suhas-VirtualBox:/opt/bluesnarfer# make make: No targets specified and no ...
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Bluetooth paired but not connected

I managed (once) to get a pairing and connection and actually saw the files in the phone IMAGES directory, but could not copy them. Then I lost the connection. The only repeatable sequence I have ...
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Need Help ~ Bluetooth Speakers and Bluetooth headsets are not connecting

I have installed Lubuntu 15.10(with latest update) in my ASUS x200MA laptop. When I tried to connect any Bluetooth Speakers and Bluetooth headsets then it is not connecting or pairing. I have done ...
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iPhone 6 as Bluetooth A2DP Source in 15.10

I've tried connecting my iPhone 6 as a bluetooth A2DP source (i.e. stream music from it) to my Ubuntu 15.10 laptop (a Dell Latitude E6440), but I can't get it to show up under "Choose a device for ...
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Bluetooth (BCM20702A1) doesn't find devices

I bought this card (BCM94352HMB) on ebay to replace another one. Installed with the bcmwl-kernel-source driver, and wifi seems to work. However, the bluetooth module is detected, but when scanning ...
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Change keyboard mapping ONLY for Bluetooth Keyboard

I have a Bluetooth "Camera Shutter" dongle. It emulates a Bluetooth keyboard. I've paired successfully, but I want to change how the buttons behave. Currently, they're mapped to 123 (Volume Up) and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - HP Pavilion 15-ac630TX poor wireless reception & bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I'm having a lot of trouble connecting to wireless networks but it only works when i'm very close to the wireless router. I checked the internet connection menu at the top of the screen on Ubuntu ...
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14.04 Bluetooth problem- Dell - inspiron

I recently switched from windows to ubuntu. My Bluetooth isn't working. It shows Bluetooth adapter not found. Before posting this question, I followed similar posts but did not get solution. ...
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Microsoft designer mouse, pairs but does not move?

Just bought a bluetooth mouse called "Microsoft designer mouse". It pairs successfully according to Ubuntu 15.10, but there is no reaction when I move or click. Any advice? Output of ~ $ dpkg -l | ...