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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Wiimote and ubuntu 13.10

I'm having some issues with wiican, i can't get it to find the wiimote because the uinput module doesn't load no matter what i do (it worked fine on 13.04), what's the proper way to load uinput? ...
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How to set my Bluetooth python script on higher priority than Ubuntu's request?

I have got a Bluetooth Python Server Script on Ubuntu to connect with an incoming request from a Smartphone device. However Ubuntu's Bluetooth is getting the request before my script can react on it. ...
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Bluetooth does not work with my acer aspire v5 573g

I just have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer Aspire v5 573g. The bluetooth was working fine with my speaker during one day but it stopped suddenly. The speaker is working with another device so it is ...
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HP Pavillion 15 e016tx bluetooth adapter is not found Ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 (clean installation). WiFi is working automatically though the shortcut button which was given by HP is not working to turn it on or off. My problem is that ...
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Dell xps13 Bluetooth disabled in 12.04

I have updated the wifi firmware to 20.0.7.0 on my Dell laptop and now the Bluetooth seems disabled. It says that it is on, but when I enter in Bluetooth settings it says that it is disabled. How can ...
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Bluetooth keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo B520 (All-in-one). After installation keyboard not worked, mouse can't scrolling, Bluetooth not recognized... touch screen not correct! Some interesting facts: ...
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Sony Ericsson SBH50 Bluetooth headset not working on 13.10 [closed]

I recently upgraded my bluetooth headset from a MW600 to a SBH50. The MW600 worked fine, but I cannot get the SBH50 working. I can pair with the device, and it shows up in my sound settings, but when ...
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Make bluetooth disabled by default

each time I open Ubuntu I have to turnoff bluetooth function from the top panel. my questions is that is there any method to make it disabled by default?
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bluetooth drivers for toshiba 13.10

where can I download blue tooth driver for my Toshiba s50 series laptop I tried installing from Toshiba website using wine did not work out!!
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Bluetooth not working on Xubuntu 12.04.03 (WiFi/Bt combo: qcwb335)

Since WiFi wasn't working at all with my fresh 12.04, I ran the following to solve the not working WiFi: sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-cw-3.8-precise-generic The problem is Blueman ...
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Bluetooth: Pairing two ubuntu 13.10 machines for audio streaming fails

I'm trying to stream audio over bluetooth from my laptop to my nas. Both run ubuntu 13.10. I have so far successfully streamed music form three different android phones to the nas. The nas pair's ...
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Bluetooth audio stutters - other audio works perfectly

I know similar questions have been asked, but I am unable to resolve my issue. I have a USB bluetooth dongle. Running ubuntu 12.04 (xfce). I have a Jaybird Freedom 3 bluetooth head phones. I have ...
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xbindkeys scripts to toggle WiFi and Bluetooth devices ON/OFF

I need scripts for toggling WiFi and bluetooth (2 scripts) on/off. I want to use them with xbindkeys. I searched the web, but failed to find it. I have found a script for WiFi about a year ago, but I ...
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RALINK 3290 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I just bought a notebook HP 4540S, with card RALINK 3290. I installed (dualboot with Windows 7) Ubuntu 12.04LTS. BlueTooth, WiFi and Internet Key is not working. I read that with Ubuntu 13:10 and a ...
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Can't enable Bluetooth in 13.10

I've been having a really hard time with this one... I've had my ASUS X301A since last year, solely under Ubuntu 12.04 until recently (a month or so), when I switched to 13.04. More recently, I ...
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Is there a program to track the keyboard and display it on a terminal?

I have bought a new Blue Tooth keyboard for my desktop and got it to work with Ubuntu but the problem is that most of the function keys do not work properly and I wonder if the problem is with the ...
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Bluetooth not working on dell vostro 2520 laptops ubuntu

I have dell vostro 2520 dual boot machine. On Windos 7 my laptops bluetooth works fine but on ubuntu 12.04 bluetooth doesn't work. It shows bluetooth icon but did not scan devices.. I tried installing ...
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Unable to turn on bluetooth ubuntu 13.10

After upgrade to 13.10 my bluetooth stoped to work: - I don't see bluetooth indicator at all - I am not able to turn it on and serch for devices I've already checked some fixes like - instaled fixed ...
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How to turn bluetooth on in Ubuntu 12.04

In the Task bar, it shows that Bluetooth is ON . But when I checked Bluetooth settings, it shows bluetooth is disabled and also I am not able to switch OFF to ON state. Is there any way to turn ...
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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition + Ubuntu 12.04 + Bluetooth Headphones = Choppy Sound

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, the second version (one with full hd graphics) ,running "stock" Ubuntu 12.04 (the one that came installed on the machine). When I connect bluetooth headphones ...
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Successfully connected to a bluetooth speaker, but how do i direct sound there?

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T430 laptop. I've got a Bluetooth speaker. After a lot of troubleshooting i managed to connect to the speaker. bt-device reports: $ bt-device -l Added ...
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Manually re-enable Blurtooth

Recently I found out that my bluetooth icon is on, but there aren't any options and in bluetooth settings it says it's disabled.How can I solve this problem?
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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 13.10 Sony Vaio- Can I manage multiple USB bluetooth adapters?

first post, so bear with me. I was wondering if it's possible to manage multiple USB bluetooth adapters and run them at the same time. The computer recognizes both when they are plugged in, but ...
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Python Module PyBluez Error

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 Server on a Mac OS X (Maverick) and python 2.7.5. I installed PyBluez and Bluez-libs. When I type import bluetooth or from bluetooth import * it successfully imports ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 not recognizing bluetooth in combo wlan-bt card?

Running 13.10 on my HP TM2 laptop with an aftermarket Ralink rt3090bc4 wifi/bluetooth combo wlan card. Wifi works out of the box, but Ubuntu isn't even showing a bluetooth device. Please offer ...
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Phonebook maintenance by PC

I try to maintain phonebook of my SGH-E250 cellphone using bluetooth and corresponding tool of 64 bit Ubuntu 12.4. Partial results: Nautilus works correctly using Bluez Wammu shows several data of ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Bluetooth Mouse issue

First of all, everything works normally on the same computer with Windows 8.1. If I connect the mouse to Ubuntu 13.10 manually (pressing special button on the device), it enables and works properly. ...
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How to add bluetooth icon on gnome-shell panel 3.10? (13.10 Gnome Ubuntu)

How can I add an option (like 3.8 menu for example) on panel to turn on/off/settings bluetooh conection on Gnome 3.10?
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how to use internet of PC(PC is connected to internet through wifi) to android deivice?

the problem is my PC connected to internet through college wifi,so i cannot create wifi hotspot in PC to connect with the mobile,i found some results related to that ? by bluetooth (blueman bluetooth ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 disable bluetooth at startup [duplicate]

what is a easy way to disable blue-tooth at start up with Ubuntu 13.10.
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Bluetooth disconnects from phone Ubuntu 13.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu13.10 from 12.04. Under 12.04 my bluetooth connection to my phone worked just fine. I pull my pics from the phone to the desktop. I cann't connect under 13.10, when ...
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Bluetooth automatically enables on Lenovo T440s

I want to disable Bluetooth on my Lenovo T440s, which is running 12.04 LTS. I can do it manually, but on every startup it enables the Bluetooth again. Is there a way to ensure that a simple startup ...
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Bluetooth headset not recognized in Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Samsung BHS3000IBECINU Bluetooth Headset with Ubuntu 13.10. But it's not being recognized as an audio device. Installing pavucontrol didn't work. How can I get my headset working?
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How do you make Ubuntu Server accept files sent over bluetooth?

How do you configure Ubuntu Server to automatically receive files over Bluetooth and save them with no user interaction? This question is almost identical to this question from 2 years ago, but ...
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Cannot get Bluez 5.13 working on Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to get Bluez 5.13 working with Ubuntu 13.10. I've successfully compiled from source, but when I try to run the included python tests (like simple-agent), I always get the error below. Any ...
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wireless networking disabled by hardware switch. unblock only wifi?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. when I do sudo rkill list all, I get : 0 phy0 : wireless LAN (soft and hard blocked : no) 1 brcmwl-0 : wireless LAN (soft and hard blocked : no) 2 dell-wifi : wireless LAN( ...
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Bluetooth not working on ubuntu 13.10 in Dell Inspiron 15 3521

username@xterm:~$ dmesg | grep Bluetooth [ 18.281343] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.16 [ 18.281368] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 18.281377] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer ...
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Wireless joypad to be used with Steam

I would like to use a sturdy PS3 like joypad with Ubuntu 12.04 and Steam. Many games in Steam require an xbox-like pad, so xboxdrv might come into rescue. Currently I can easily plug in my PS3 pad ...
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How can I install PS3 joypad in wireless - bluetooth- mode (Steam compatible)?

I can connect and use my PS3 pad with the USB wire without issues, and then using xboxdrv I'm able to fully use it as an xbox pad under Steam. Only issue is that I'd like to use it as a wireless ...
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Skype audio problem with 12.04

Logitech H800 wireless/bluetooth headset works ok with all apps except Skype! In Options/Audio there is no specific H800 bluetooth driver listed. The Logitech drivers that are listed do not work. ...
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Bluetooth is not working

I'm using HP Pavillion g4-2212tu series laptop. Since I was upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 my bluetooth is not working. In 12.10 Bluetooth was working but Wifi was not. When I upgraded to ...
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ASUS BT400 Bluetooth adapter

All, my new Asus BT400 bluetooth adapter arrived. I suppose I should have checked HCL for this, but I thought I would give it a bash. I am unable to see the BlueTooth Adapter in BlueTooth Manager. Any ...
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Bluetooth network access turns off immediately after turning it on

My computer (Ubuntu 13.10) is connected to the internet via Bluetooth via my phone (Nexus 4). This worked perfectly fine, however now it stopped working. In the network settings Bluetooth is turned ...
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ASUS Z87 Pro Bluetooth not finding other devices with 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a machine with ASUS Z87 Pro motherboard, which ships with it's "Wi-Fi GO!" wireless networking built in, which is based on a Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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Unable to configure wireless/bluetooth on laptop

I have an HP Compaq nx7400 laptop that has previously been running Windows 7. Since I have an additional PC with Windows 7 that serves as my main tool, I have decided to try the latest Ubuntu 13.10 on ...
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How to deal with sleeping of Magic Trackpad?

I paired Apple Magic Trackpad with my Precise, using hidd. And it works. But when I did not use it for long, like an hour, the connection was broken. hidd --show could not list the device. I have to ...
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Making the xinput --set-button-map changes permanent

I have a new mouse which runs on bluetooth, but I had to setup the middle mouse button manually using xinput --set-button-map. This isn't persistent after reboot, so I wrote a small python script to ...
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Wifi works on live cd but not when I boot from hd

I have been installing different variants of Ubuntu over the last couple of days. I have installed linux mint, lubuntu, kubuntu, xubuntu, ES luma. The following behavior is present in all of them. ...
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Is there an application that can unlock my computer via Bluetooth?

I have a Mac and I use an application called TokenLock that uses my iPod's Bluetooth signal to lock/unlock my computer when I get near/too far from it. Is there something like that for Ubuntu?
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Bluetooth in Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a new laptop just a few moments ago. I installed it via DVD RW on which I have copied an iso image downloaded from official Ubuntu site. With this DVD I have already ...