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 turn On and Off bluetooth visibility mode?

I already turned on my bluetooth by running sudo rfkill unblock bluetooth command on terminal.I want to turn on my blutooth visibility mode also, so that only my device will get detected.All i have to ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 14.04

My laptop is sony VPCEH15EN. In the early releases of Ubuntu like 12.04 and 13.10 my bluetooth used to work properly. But now in Ubuntu 14.04 it is not working. Here is the output of sudo lshw -C ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth not working

I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts. Now, I can send files to my phone from PC but the reverse is not possible. There's a small lock sign subscripting the bluetooth icon in menu bar. Does ...
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Network connection stops working after establishing bluetooth connection with a device

On Ubuntu 12.04 after connecting via bluetooth to speakers (which work and sounds goes through) the network connection stops working. Network interface is there, wireless connection is there (full bar ...
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Why do I have two bluetooth icons after the Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade?

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ("Trusty Tahr") this afternoon, I now have two bluetooth icons shown in my system tray... Why do I have two bluetooth icons now shown, and how can I remove one ...
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Bluetooth Apple Keyboard connects but unresponsive

So I upgraded to 14.04 today, and once everything was installed i noticed that my apple bluetooth keyboard stopped working. It was working fine in 12.04. The keyboard pairs and connects fine, and I ...
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Cannot connect HC-05 bluetooth module in Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to pair my HC-05 arduino bluetooth module with my Ubuntu machine for the past couple of hours but with no success. I ran the following commands: sdptool add --channel=1 SP hcitool scan ...
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sending sound to analog, hdmi and bluetooth (if paired)

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (soon upgrading to 14.04 LTS if its important) as HTPC with XBMC. Current sound setup: no pulseaudio, just ALSA. In ALSA config I have "combined" analog and HDMI output in ...
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Bluetooth SyncEvolution Ericson w810i Ubuntu 13.10 woes

help.ubuntu.com/community/BluetoothSyncEvolutionEricsson This guide doesn't work for 13.10. libmultisync-plugin-evolution can't be installed because it depends on older versions of 4 other lib ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Microsoft Wireless Notebook presenter 8000

I've tried pairing my mouse Microsoft Wireless Notebook presenter 8000 on my HP pavilion dv9000 laptop but I just can't hit "pair" button! (it is actually a "continue" button) I've tried this ...
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Bluetooth issues with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Hello I have a Dell XPS with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed as stock. I also prefer using a mouse so I purchased the Lenovo thinkpad BT mouse (MOBTC9LA). The laptop has BT support and includes Bluez for ...
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How can I set my Bluetooth-speakers “default” volume lower than 100%?

I finaly got my Jabra Solemate playing nice with my desktop computer. However, every time I connect my Solemate, the volume setting in PulseAudio pops (back) up to 100%. What I'd like, is for it to ...
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bluetooth not working openobex error

My bluetooth is not working. Wy system can detect the bluetooth devices, but unable to send or receive any files. It's showing an error in the "File Transfer" window as: ...
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Missing USB devices on ThinkPad X1

I've been running Ubuntu 13.10 on my ThinkPad X1 Carbon for 6 months. A couple of months ago the camera spontaneously stopped working; I'm not sure what the trigger was, but it could have been an ...
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Getting error while using “bluez-test-input connect <device address> yes” command to connect to a serial Bluetooth module

I am using a USB bluetooth dongle on my machine. On the other end, i am having a serial bluetooth module connected to a Micro-controller. On my machine side, i connected and installed my usb-bluetooth ...
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How to enable bluetooth in hp440 go?

I use hp 440 go notebook. I installed ubuntu 13.10 today on my device. But bluetooth isn't working. Then I saw the FAQs and installed bluetooth manager. But still bluetooth isn't working.
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No reply to ping over bnepX interface

I have trialed to use Network, NAP profiles on Bluetooth. On Host, xUbuntu 13.04 I have followed as here. This Host or XUbuntu machine is behind proxy & runs on virtual machine. It is ...
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vostro 1510 bluetooth issue on ubuntu 13.10

Bluetooth status is on and visible, nevertheless cannot be detected by other devices. It is not blocked, either soft nor hard. While using win XP the blue icon on the laptop panel was on, now with ...
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I need the “unique ID” to finiah pairing my Apple Magic Trackpad to 13.10

Using the bluetooth gui in 13.10 is failing due to Ubuntu asking for a paring pin with my Magic Trackpad - since Trackpads are not keyboards it fails. I found this guide to use hcitool to pair which ...
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Dell Inspiron N5010 Bluetooth doesn't work

I have problem with bluetooth on my laptop. I will be grateful for any advice. cat /etc/lsb-release; uname -a DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=13.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=saucy ...
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bluetoothd (BlueZ 5) won't connect with any devices

SOLVED. Edited: see below. I think I've scoured the internet long enough for this issue. It has been asked many times, but none of the solutions work for me. I upgraded to BlueZ 5 because I want to ...
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How to enable Bluetooth on ubuntu 12.04

after installing ubuntu 12.04 i don't see Bluetooth icon . and when try to enable bluetooth from bluetooth manager, have a message "No Bluetooth adapters foun" and can't enable any thing.
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How to change bluetooth device class

I am trying to change my advertised bluetooth device class from computer to phone, running ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded the bluez sources and edited the main.conf file to change the line Class = ...
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Is Bluez (bluetoothd) not sending DBUS method_call SelectConfiguration upon Connection? If so, how do I catch it?

UPDATE : not solved yet, but part of a solution. See below. I am attempting to connect my iPod or other smart device to my laptop (Kubuntu 13.10) via bluetooth and stream a2dp-encoded music to a ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 as a bluetooth audio sink for A2DP supported TV

I have a Panasonic TH-L50DT60 which supports A2DP audio streaming over Bluetooth. I have a netbook running Ubuntu. I edited my /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf by uncommenting these: Enable=Source ...
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Cannot enable Bluetooth anymore

I shutdown my computer with bluetooth unactivate yesterday and now I cannot enable it anymore. Here is the dmesg error: [ 3.017432] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.16 [ 3.017449] Bluetooth: HCI device ...
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“No bluetooth adapters found” error on Ubuntu 12.04

I use HP Pavilion g6-2304tx. Initially it came with Windows 8. Then I uninstalled Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Bluetooth was turned off while removing Windows 8. Now I am not able to use ...
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How to launch ubuntu without bluetooth enabled? [duplicate]

Bluetooth starts automatically when ubuntu starts. I would like to disable this to save battery power (because I just forget to turn it off sometimes). I know other have indicated that the answer is ...
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How to change bluetooth peripheral device name? [duplicate]

does anyone know how to change the name of peripheral bluetooth devices in ubuntu 13.10? i have a logitech audio receiver that always shows up as "(94)Logitech Adapter" but i would like it to say ...
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Bluetooth PAN doesn't work with Ubuntu 13.10

I have a 13.10 x64 ubuntu with a sony android phone Which has no problem in sending files between them but not tethering through the bluetooth, I have tried both gnome-bluetooth and the blueman ...
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How to boot with bluetooth turned off? [duplicate]

I want that my bluetooth by default be turned off. How can I do that on samsung laptop running Ubuntu 13.10?
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HP Bluetooth mouse buttons not working

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and have an HP bluetooth mouse x4000b. On connecting, Ubuntu recognizes it fine. But it doesn't detect mouse clicks (left or right). Scroll wheel works though. And I have to ...
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Bluetooth headset refusing to connect [closed]

I tried to switch the bluetooth on in the Bluetooth settings window, and it simply refuses to switch on. I have installed the Bluetooth manager from the software center, and it worked for a few days ...
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Wireless and LAN drivers are not supporting in ASUS X55c new laptop

I bought a new ASUS x55c laptop with DOS system but while installing ubuntu 12.04 i deleted the DOS system and installed a fresh ubuntu 12.04 linux. After installing the ubuntu i got to know that ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: No Bluetooth Adapter Found [closed]

I don't understand why my bluetooth device has disappeared and won't connect. This is for my System76 Kudu Professional. Here's the output for code: sudo lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation ...
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How to connect a raw serial terminal to a bluetooth connection without sudo?

How to I connect a raw serial terminal to a bluetooth connection? Brian's answer in the above link works but I need to use sudo to read or write to the serial port. How do I make it accessible ...
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Bluetooth headphones won't connect

I have tried and tried to connect my headphones to my laptop, to no avail. everything else connects with no issues. the laptop finds the headphones, but will not allow me to connect to them. any ...
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X Ubuntu bluetooth audio sync not working

I have Xubuntu 13.10 and I cannot make my Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter work. I get this message: Connection Failed: Stream setup failed For the moment, the light on device is green but after ...
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Can't connect to my bluetooth speakers Fenda W330BT. Connection Failed: Stream setup failed

I can't connect to my bluetooth speakers Fenda W330BT. Blueman connect to the already paired device and throws me an error "Connection Failed: Stream setup failed". Can somebody help me with this ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Dell Inspirion N5010: Problems with Bluetooth and brightness

I install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on my Dell N5010 laptop and I have also installed proprietary drivers for my ATI Radeon HD5650 and wireless card. I have noticed that Ubuntu didn't recognized my ...
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Bluetooth does not work unless I start Windows OS

I have a Toshiba satellite laptop which came with Windows OS pre-installed. The Bluetooth says "no adapters found" unless I start up Windows OS then boot to Linux. I tried installing other Bluetooth ...
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M555b bluetooth mouse working for 1 Minute

I have been trying on Kubuntu 13.04, 13.10 and now 14.04 - but always the same problem! The mouse works with my android mobile phone. I use Kubuntu 14.04 here now. When I press the "connect" button ...
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Bluetooth not working in 13.10 (lubuntu)

I have just installed ubuntu 13.10 on my acer E1 572 laptop (i5, 4200U). (I also installed lxde desktop). Unfortunately bluetooth is not working. I recently installed blueman, and still no luck. ...
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USB Bluetooth went from fine on plug in to not recognized 13.10

Today I purchased a USB Bluetooth adapter so I could pair a PS3 Sixaxis controller to my Ubuntu set up. I expected to have to go through some trial and error to get the USB to work properly as it ...
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Bluetooth Dies (bnep0)

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 on a System 76 Darter Ultra Thin. When I connect to the internet with my phone over bluetooth, it works for a short time, then bluetooth dies and I must reboot to use any ...
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Failed to spawn bluetooth main process: unable to execute: permission denied

I had bluetooth working on Ubuntu 13.10, quite well in fact. However, I recently did some experimenting with QtSixA, a tool which allows syncing of Playstation 3 remotes with Ubuntu over Bluetooth. ...
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How to setup Dual Shock 4 controller with Ubuntu 13.10?

Sup community! I got my first ever NAS box with Ubuntu, installed Steam got invited to the game streaming beta! So i went all out and setup gigabit switches all around my network (its huge), it works ...
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RT3920 bluetooth not found in settings or rfkill list

I have an issue with my built in Railink RT3920 bluetooth unit for my HP ENVY m6 laptop. There is an flight mode button on my laptop, so if I press F12, I disable/enable wireless activity. What ...
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Mount Bluetooth USB in VirtualBox

I originally asked this question here Python Module PyBluez Error and have narrowed it down to basically I can't get VBox to recognize my bluetooth USB. I'm on a MAC OS X 10.9.2. I've installed ...
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Can't enable Bluetooth on my HP dv6

i was trying to activate my bluetooth adaptor by going to pc setting, the i swith that button to activate and nothing happens, it says that bluetooth still deactivated a little bit down. sorry if i ...