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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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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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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Turning off Bluetooth also turns off Wi-Fi on HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 on a dual boot HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea. If I disable Bluetooth then Wi-Fi is also disabled. I have looked at these similar reported issues: ...
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Trouble getting my bluetooth headset as audio output Ubuntu 13.10

I just bought a bluetooth headset. Achieve pair and connect to the computer with blueman. The problem gives me the time to change the sound settings, first I do not get the headphones to select as an ...
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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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Error while connecting A2DP device, Bluetooth BlueZ Dbus Exception Ubuntu12.04LTS [closed]

I'm unable to connect a A2DP Bluetooth Speaker in Ubuntu 12.04LTS. IBM Thinkpad R52. Broadcom Integrated Bluetooth IV. bluez packages installed and up-to-date pulsaudio installed and up-to-date $ ...
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Bluetooth refuses to connect since update to Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

I can no longer connect to my bluetooth speakers since since upgrading to Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and then Gnome shell to 3.10, which never were a problem with Ubuntu Gnome 13.04. My bluetooth-dongle ...
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Nautilus : “Send via Bluetooth” in Context Menu

I use nautilus as my default file manager. Very frequently I need to transfer files to other devices via bluetooth. Is there some way to add a "Send Via Bluetooth" option in the right click context ...
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Problem with bluetooth turning on in 12.04(Kernel 3.2.0-34 generic) on Dell insprion 1520

I've Dell inspiron 1520 Laptop and have installed 12.04 Ubuntu in it, I'm trying to turn on the bluetooth device on the system, In the notification bar it shows, bluetooth is turned on and under ...
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GDBus.Error:org.openobex.Error.Failed: No adapter found

hcitool scan is working fine but bluetooth-sendto is giving error GDBus.Error:org.openobex.Error.Failed: No adapter found somebody help me
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Trying to remove Bluetooth, safe to do?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a computer that has 0 Bluetooth support, I wish to remove the options for it so my users don't get confused or frustrated thinking the computer DOES have Bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth firmware problem in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a [Dell Inspiron][1] 15R 5520 laptop. Bluetooth is not working at all. rfkill list all gives 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft ...
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Logitech K810 bluetooth keyboard fails to work after waking up from hibernate

I recently bought a Logitech K810 keyboard for my laptop (Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64) and set it up using the instructions found on a bug post for the device. In a new terminal type: hcitool scan ...
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Dual monitors on Ubuntu? [closed]

Simple things in Ubuntu often seem to require annoying, long google-hunts - however as a scientist, I love Ubuntu because complicated things are never harder than they need to be. I'm looking to ...
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How to get data from a bluetooth device that is not visible?

I just bought a Fitbit One which includes Bluetooth 4.0 to sync with mobile devices. Currently libfitbit does not include support for bluetooth syncing, so I would like to see how much data I can get ...
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Bluethooth doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.10

I've Sony Vaio E Series laptop VPCEH3AEA, while I was installing Ubuntu 12.10, the bluetooth worked well. After finishing the installation process, there was a problem that when I tried to activate ...
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Bluetooth Modem Not Working After Certain Time

I am using a Nokia N72 as modem via bluetooth with my Ubuntu 12.10 laptop. It gets connected without any trouble, but after sometime a network disconnection notification is shown and the connection ...
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Run an xinput command when a device is connected?

Due to a bug in the kernel driver for the Apple Magic Trackpad, two finger right click doesn't work by default. However, you can fix the issue by running the following: xinput set-prop $DEVICE_ID ...
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sending sms using empathy

I've got gnome-phone-manager installed on ubuntu 12.04, and noticed it adds an SMS account type to Empathy. The only setting required to set up is 'bdaddr' which I think is a blue tooth address. i ...
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Bluetooth - No device

I've got a Packard Bell Easynote ML65 with a integrated Bluetooth device. Well, after I installed Ubuntu 12.04 it says: "No Bluetooth-device found". lspci and lsusb don't show a device. Thank you ...
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“No Bluetooth Adapter Found” error on an ASUS K53E

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit os on my ASUS k53E. I cannot get bluetooth to work, I see that it says "No Bluetooth Adapter Found". I have an Atheros Bluetooth adapter, could you please help me ...
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Wifi problems when I use Bluetooth on my laptop

Whenever I use my Bluetooth on my laptop, which is almost always since I use a bluetooth mouse, my internet speed falls to 1MB/s in the internet panel and almost nothing loads. I'm using the iwlwifi ...
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Bluetooth keyboard won't connect until PIN verification

I want to connect my bluetooth keyboard (macintosh) at Startup. But what should i say, i have to enter a PIN, without a keyboard is connected... Is there a way to connect my keyboard without ...
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Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 not detected

Ubuntu 11.10 cannot detect my Bluetooth Mouse at all (it doesn't appear at all using "Set up new device" after clicking on the Bluetooth icon at the top of the screen). Obviously the wireless switch ...
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Apple Aluminum Keyboard Via Bluetooth - Fn Key Problem [closed]

I'm connecting an Apple Bluetooth Aluminum keyboard (this one) to my Lubuntu setup using the blueman applet. The keyboard types fine, but I would like to use its fn key to change screen brightness ...
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How do I ensure my Apple bluetooth keyboard connects on boot? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 on a laptop and have an Apple bluetooth keyboard which pairs fine. Every time I turn my computer off and back on again my keyboard stops working. I have to use the keyboard on ...
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Acer Aspire 5720g bluetooth keeps turning on on reboot [closed]

İ'm using acer aspire 5720g and after every reboot bluetooth module activates by default. I just want to use bluetooth under my control. How can i fix this problem?
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How do I make my USB Bluetooth dongle work in Ubuntu 11.04 ? (Can't init device hci0: Connection timed out (110)) [closed]

I've a USB bluetooth dongle root@maiko-cce-lin:~# lsusb | grep Bluetooth Bus 001 Device 007: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode) that isn't working properly, ...
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Sound over bluetooth to transit to several blueooth headsets [closed]

I would like to watch movies using Ubuntu PC, and use a bluetooth USB adapter (it's a desktop PC) as the sound output. Then if two or more people come, they can connect with their stereo bluetooth ...
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Any way to change bluetooth folder?

I'm looking to change the default bluetooth received files directory in /home/user/Public. Is there a dconf key or some other way to change it?
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How can I avoid having to pair my bluetooth mouse all the time?

I am dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 8. I have a Microsoft bluetooth mouse. It is working properly in both OSes but I have to pair every time when I switch OS. Is there any way to use the bluetooth ...
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How to I connect a raw serial terminal to a bluetooth connection?

I'm trying to connect to a Totalstation that doesn't offer bluetooth drivers. As I am doing this for purely diagnostic reasons, I'd like to see the raw output from the established serial connection. ...
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Execute command on wakeup

There is a bug in Ubuntu that prevents bluetoothd from starting when the computers wakes up from hibernate. So far there is no solution. I am fed upstarting bluetoothd manually every time, I think a ...
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Logitech dinovo edge Bluetooth dongle stop working after upgrade to 12.10

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 on my desktop. My bluetooth dongle does not get detected after the upgrade, which was working fine before. I tried another dongle of another brand and that works. But I ...
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Why is my bluetooth connection always failing? [closed]

I have a bluetooth headset that has been working fine for about a year. Recently it has been failing, and I believe the time it has been problematic coincides with upgrading to 12.04. The device ...
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How do I remove Mobile Broadband connections that don't appear under “Edit Connections…”?

When I first tried to use my mobile to connect to the internet, I created a Mobile Broadband connection. I did this by opening Bluetooth > Preferences and ticking "Access the Internet using your ...
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Pairing bluetooth input device does not work

I try to get my Bluetooth keyboard 'KeySonic ACK-540BT' working. Everytime i try to pair it with my computer (Ubuntu 10.10), it fails. The numbers which i have to type are never accepted. The ...
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Remote Control Desktop over Bluetooth

Is there a way to control my Ubuntu Desktop (13.10) remotely over Bluetooth, with my Android 4.4 device?
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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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How to turn off bluetooth? [duplicate]

I want to turn off bluetooth. It seems to be turned off already, but every boot it appears at the panel again. Here is how it looks at Settings.
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Is it possible to log/monitor Bluetooth errors?

My Bluetooth keyboard stops working after I wake up the computer from suspension, for no apparent reason (Cannot write with bluetooth keyboard after suspend). So I believe an error is being silently ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Bluetooth Mouse

I have just installed the "Windows" version (To try out) of Ubuntu 12.04 and everything went fine with the install, only problem is I cannot find a way of using my Bluetooth Mouse as Ubuntu keeps ...
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Turn-off WiFi / WLAN & Bluetooth completely (electrically off), how?

In windows, most laptops these days have a hot-key to turn off wireless modules completely (i.e. airline mode), including WLAN and Bluetooth. I am currently on Ubuntu 11.10, and wondering as to what ...
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How can I get my Bluetooth adapter working on a Toshiba Satellite m645?

I just recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 11.10 on my laptop. The laptop is a Toshiba Satellite m645. It does not have a Bluetooth radio in it so I plugged in an IO gear USB Bluetooth adapter. The ...
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How well does a BCM4321 bluetooth work?

I want to upgrade my DV6000's wireless card with a BCM4321, I already have problems getting my BCM4311 to work. What I want to know is: Will the 4321 work and will the bluetooth work as well?
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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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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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Kubuntu 13.04 Blutooth missing from system settings!

I have a strange problem. I no longer see any Bluetooth settings in the Kubuntu System Settings. I'm running Kubuntu 13.04 x64, kernel 3.10.9. My Bluetooth device is working. I can see it ...
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Sennheiser MM 400: How to use headset controls

I've successfully connected my Sennheiser MM400 bluetooth headset, and it's playing everything over them. Now I'm using spotify to listen to music, and I tought it would be nice to control spotify via ...
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Control VLC with bluetooth headset

I have the S305 Motorola bluetooth headset. I can control other music players (like Audacious or Goggles) from my headset but not VLC. Is there some way to control VLC with a BT headset?