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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Disabling Auto Enable Bluetooth [duplicate]

I use a 13.04 system. Whenever the system boots up, the Bluetooth button is by default ON..Every time i have to manually disable it.Is there any way to disable this?
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pavucontrol doesn't show Bluetooth headset

I'm trying to use an LG HBS700 Bluetooth headset with my laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon running Xubuntu 12.10). I'm able to successfully connect the headset using the Blueman program, but when I go ...
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How to setup bluetooth tethering with iPhone? [closed]

How do I use my iPhone as a wireless internet source using Bluetooth?
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bluetooth is disable on ubuntu-14.04

This is probably the duplicate of bluetooth is disable on Ubuntu 14.04 But I still could not find the solution. I am also having the same issue. I am struggling like anything to add my device in ...
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How to make aptX-capable Bluetooth equipment work with Ubuntu?

I have an aptX-capable headset and I want to use it to play music with the highest possible audio quality the headset can technically provide in Ubuntu. How can I do that? While A2DP supports a lot ...
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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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Turn Airplane Mode on/off via terminal

What is the terminal command to turn Airplane Mode on/off in Ubuntu? Is it simply sudo rfkill block all and sudo rfkill unblock all? I know that this will disable all wireless modules in the ...
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When a Bluetooth audio device auto-connects volume settings won't work until I manually select it

I have an Asus UX32VD running 12.10 and for audio I'm using a Big Jambox. They're paired and connect quickly every time. It also correctly directs audio to the Jambox every time it connects. The ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting to laptop

This has been asked, and answered, a million times before. And I think I've read almost all those questions and answers, and tried as many of the solutions as I can. However, I still can't get the ...
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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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Bluetooth problems on 13.04 (dont see bt-devices)

running Zorin 7 on Ubuntu 13.04 and cant get my BT to work ... it seems that the actual BT device is recognized, but I cant get it to see (or be seen by) other devices I downloaded Blueman bt manager ...
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Bluetooth seems to be feeling blue. How do I make it work?

I looked at the solutions here : Trouble turning on bluetooth in 12.04 Bluetooth is not working in Ubuntu 12.04 Bluetooth isn't working in 12.04 Dell Laptop's Bluetooth isn't detected by ...
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How can I make the function keys the default on a Logitech K760 Bluetooh keyboard?

I had hoped that solaar would help, but it seems to only work for the Logitech wireless devices that use Logitech's proprietary scheme. I have Bluetooth keyboard (K760). I know it can be told to use ...
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Accidentally disabled my Samsung HM1200 bluetooth headset and can't enable it again

So I was setting up my bluetooth headset to my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop just for kicks, and I made a mistake. In Sound Settings under the Output tab, I changed the "Mode:" to "off". The headset has now ...
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Autoconnecting to bluetooth device on startup and autochanging audio output

I use ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. Every time I turn my computer on, I have to manually connect to my bluetooth speakers and change audio output to bluetooth device. I've found this question: Autoconnecting ...
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Bluetooth suddenly stopped working

I booted up my computer yesterday and found I couldn't discover new bluetooth devices.. It works fine when booting into Windows, so I know my radio didn't die. I'm using a VIZIO CT15-A5 laptop... ...
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Use bluetooth game controllers in kubuntu

How can I use a bluetooth gaming controller to play games in kubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I want to play with a wii controller, but also have access to ps3 and xb360 conrollers. I installed wmgui, ...
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How to control / disable low level battery on bluetooth mouse

I have a little problem with my Kesington Bluetooth Mouse on Ubuntu 12.10. Ubuntu 12.10 considers my bluetooth mouse battery as a system battery as if it was the main laptop battery (so I have two on ...
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Android device connects to my computer, but doesn't play audio over Bluetooth

I turn on Bluetooth on both my devices and open up Music on my Android. I select a song to play, press the menu button, and tap "Via Bluetooth": I tap on my computer in the "Bluetooth Device ...
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How can I pair up wiimote plus to my Ubuntu 12.04 machine?

It keeps asking for the PIN, and the option of connecting a device without PIN is not added to Ubuntu for some reason. I know there are things like wiican, but the package is not available for some ...
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How do I get my Sony VIAO to connect to Bluetooth devices?

I am on a Sony VIAO E-series, it is Brand new, so I am still setting things up, and learning to use Ubuntu for the first time. I am dual booting Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04, but I indend to mostly use ...
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Why can't my pc and iPhone find each other via Bluetooth?

I've got Bluetooth enabled on both the computer and the iPhone, and both devices can see my Bluetooth headset so this confirms that Bluetooth itself works. But when I let either device look for other ...
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Controlling multiple audio outputs volume?

I have a little Bluetooth audio receiver, which I use to play music through my stereo. Every time I power it on, all audio automatically switchs to it, but ALSA seems not to "know" it, so volume keys ...
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How can I disable the notification for received files on GNOME?

When I receive files over bluetooth, my system makes an annoying peep and gives an even more annoying popup for every single file. How can I disable this.
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Is there any way to check the battery percentage of Apple wireless peripherals?

I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard and a Magic Trackpad, and I was wondering if there is a way to monitor the battery life remaining/percentage like there is in OSX.
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Configuring multiple mouse settings

I am a left-handed thinkpad user and have grown used to using the trackpoint in its default right-handed configuration. When I use my bluetooth mouse, however, I would like the buttons to have a ...
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Can't enable bluetooth on Ubuntu 14.04

I can not enable bluetooth using the bluetooth preference window. Moving the switch to 'I' will put it back to 'O', I can only enable it from the bluetooth applet. Also, I have a bluetooth mouse and ...
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Disable bluetooth in Kubuntu 14.04

Does anyone know how to permanently disable bluetooth in Kubuntu 14.04?
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Sound stutters through bluetooth

I have a Bluetooth speaker that I've been using without any problem for the last 2 years. After the last upgrade to 14.04 I cannot use it anymore because after a few minutes the sound starts ...
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How to change the volume of left channel using pulseaudio

I am recording the video using logitech camera and bluetooth microphone. Logitech can used for recording both audio and video. When I turn on bluetooth microphone in the middle of recording, it is ...
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Lenovo Bluetooth keyboard not pairing on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad 14.04. I also ordered a bluetooth keyboard. When I start the bluetooth app in Ubuntu, it quickly finds the keyboard. When I try to pair with it, though, it ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bluetooth problem

I turn on Bluetooth service from command line sudo service bluetooth start and check status of Bluetooth service it showing me Bluetooth is on. When I try to search my laptop for connection it's not ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and bluez-5.8 configure: error: systemd system unit directory is required

I am installing bluez 5.8 on Ubuntu 13.40 and while running ./configure, I am getting this error message. checking systemd system unit dir... configure: error: systemd system unit directory is ...
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How to Remove Bluetooth Manager in Xubuntu

I wanna remove bluetooth manager and its daemon from Xubuntu because my computer doesn't have bluetooth device. How should I do? Note : I've searched questions ...
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Turning off battery management on desktop

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Optiplex GX280 desktop computer. When I hook up my bluetooth mouse and keyboard it seems to recognize their batteries as the actual battery of the computer. As if ...
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Bluetooth keyboard connects but doesn't work

My HP TouchPad wireless bluetooth keyboard connects to input service in blueman, but it won't work as a keyboard in ubuntu. Blueman receives data from the keyboard however when I mash buttons, since ...
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arctic p311 bluetooth headset crappy sound

i connected my new arctic p311 bluetooth headset to my laptop. I can hear and speak as expected. But the sound quality of what i can hear is really bad. When i change audio hardware setup in phonon ...
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Cannot connect to bluetooth speaker logitech Boombox

i looked and couldn't find an answer to my problem. I am trying to connect to my Logitech Boombox via bluetooth. It recognizes the device, but once it pairs it claims "failed authentication". Thx, ...
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Changing default text input on Nexus 7 Ubuntu to bluetooth keyboard

I was curious if it was possible to use a Logitech bluetooth keyboard for android 4.0+ with Ubuntu on Nexus 7? I was able to connect the keyboard regularly with the GUI, the pin worked, so I would ...
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Bluetooth (Atheros AR5BBU22) not working

Bluetooth can't see devices. In Windows 7 working properly. Ubuntu 12.04 and 11.10 lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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How can I recover Bluetooth on my Lenovo S10-3 laptop?

I have a Lenovo S10-3 laptop. Since approximately two weeks ago, Bluetooth is not working anymore. I don't see any icon or notification in the device manager. I checked my BIOS settings too, and ...
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Reconnect to a previously paired bluetooth mouse from command line

I have a bluetooth mouse which controls my laptop. Every time I restart the laptop (several times a day), I have to go to the bluetooth applet, find 'Bluetooth Laser travel mouse', and then click ...
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bluetooth daemon not running at startup

I'm trying to connect a bluetooth mouse to my Xubuntu system using Blueman (v. 1.21) Problem seems to be bluetoothd not running at startup, so blueman refuses to start, only a dialog appears: "Bluez ...
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I`ve got some problems with new Acer Aspire S3

I just got a new Acer Aspire S3 Laptop, and I've installed Ubuntu on it. Here is some problems: 1. Bluetooth (AR3012) can't find any devices. rfkill shows that everything is fine, but I still can't ...
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Bluetooth Manager Tools

What bluetooth tools are available in Ubuntu to configure a bluetooth device. For example changing the frequency it uses, detecting and showing all bluetooth devices connected to the PC and any other ...
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New Mac Mini 5,1 wireless & Bluetooth not working

sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name Macmini5,1 I have the newest available Mac Mini at time of this writing. Installation of Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 goes ok only bluetooth and wireless is not ...
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Bluetooth keyboard must be re-started at every boot [closed]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, My Logitech bluetooth keyboard must be turned off and back on ...
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ubuntun 14.04 not Detect Bluetooth Dongle

my ubuntu not detect bluetooth .. this is lsusb out : Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 003 Device ...
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Not able to tansfer file from phone to Laptop Ubuntu 14.04

I have Moto G - Android 4.4.4. I paired up my phone and wanted to transfer the files from phone to laptop(Ubuntu 14.04). But not able to do it. Though i am able to browse files through Bluetooth ...