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 do I run a script when a Bluetooth device connects?

I'd like to start my music player (Clementine) when my bluetooth headset connects to my computer. How do I detect the bluetooth device connecting so I can run a script to start the player?
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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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How to disable bluebooth mouse battery on Power Indicator

I use Ubuntu 14.04v on my HP ENVY 14 (14-k030TX) Power Indicator contains my Bluetooth mouse's battery but it's wrong , and it will an average of the battery level on my Power Indicator, so the ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices

When Trying to connect to any device through the Device Search it always ends up empty, even when I have my phone, tablet and Bose SoundLink Mini bluetooth turned on at the same time. I've tried to ...
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Getting system to use bluetooth mouse

Trying to enable my bluetooth mouse. I went to "bluetooth manager" and got a popup message as follows: CONNECTION TO BLUEZ FAILED Blues daemon is not running,blueman-manager cannot continue. No ...
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bluetooth headset connects but not showing in sound settings

I was able to listen with my BT headset, but suddenly, one day, it disappeared from sound settings forever! I've even re-paired my headset (and its connected already) but it doesn't have any options ...
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How to reset sound and bluetooth settings on Ubuntu 14

When I was using Ubuntu 12.04, sound with a Bluetooth headset worked perfectly. After turning on the headset, it would autoconnect and the sound manager would automatically switch to it in ...
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How to fix kcmshell5 error: Could not find module bluedevildevices (bluedevil is installed!)

I do not have the bluetooth icon in system settings or my system tray in Kubuntu 15.04, so I tried launching it manually with bluedevil-monolithic. But the "configure Bluetooth" menu option from the ...
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Music control with android and ubuntu desktop

Is there a application/synchronization (not entirely sure what I am supposed to look for) that makes it possible to play music on my ubuntu desktop and then change/pause/play it with my Android phone? ...
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Impossible to enable bluetooth on an Acer Aspire One 756-877

I just installed 12.04 (dual-boot, kept Windows just in case) on my new Acer Aspire One 756-877. As soon as I installed it, I also installed the Broadcom driver, since Wi-Fi wasn't working, and that ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 bluetooth applet not working

I upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10 this morning. I am not able to get the bluetooth working on this version. Like in the question asked : Volume indicator problem The bluetooth indicator also gives a small ...
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Laptop wont wake from suspend using bluetooth keyboard

Full disclosure... im a complete Ubuntu noob... just loaded the operating system because i want to learn more about it... i managed to set it up but... Im using a laptop as a desktop with a second ...
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Bluetooth not connecting to devices even though it recognizes them

I'm runing 15.04 on a dell xps 13 bluetooth recognises devices when i try to add them but won't let me connect to them Here is the results from my terminal. ~ $ uname -a; lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net; ...
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Jabra BT2080 Headset stopped working, It paired and connected, shows in sound settings but no sound (just some static)

The device was working fine yesterday. It got paired and connected and I got sound after selecting it from the settings. Today the sound is gone. The device still gets paired and connects, the volume ...
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Ubuntu in dell 3421 (Driver bluetooh not found)

I installed ubuntu 14:04 in my dell laptop 3421 , but the laptop is not supported by OS Ubuntu. But just my bluetooh driver this not working. What should I do? ( The laptop can not find a bluetooh ...
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How do I connect my bluetooth Jaybird Bluebuds X to my Sony VAIO?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 on my Sony VAIO VPCCW290X. I turn Bluetooth on and click "set up new device" and set my Jaybird Bluebuds X to pairing mode. after about 4 seconds, the buds stop trying to pair. ...
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Bluetooth not working properly. Not detecting devices

I'm a beginner with Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire E11, and I have an issue with my bluetooth. The thing is it's not finding other devices and other devices can't find it. I ran ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live works perfect, but after installation nothing but the keyboard works?

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad T510 with an i7 core and 6 gigs of RAM. When I boot Ubuntu from the USB stick Live it works fine, but when I install it, the trackpad doesn't work, the screen resolution is ...
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Bluetooth HSP/HFP not working but A2DP is

I have a Broadcom internal bluetooth adapter. It is model BCM20702A0 (Vendor=0a5c ProdID=21e8 Rev=01.12) I am able to get the A2DP function to operate but not the HSP/HFP mode. I have tried ...
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bluetooth broken (Vivid 15.04)?

So far I'm only seeing one problem with 15.04 on an Intel NUC5i5RYH: My bluetooth mouse (apple magic mouse) loses its connection frequently enough (or slows down to a crawl) such that it's almost ...
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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse doesn't working on Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a brand new Microsoft Arc Touch mouse that uses a Bluetooth SMART (Bluetooth 4.0 BLE for low powered devices). Altough I can get it paired with no problem at first look. It just doesn't ...
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Cannot install bluetooth-indicator, ubuntu-desktop or unity-control-center

Messages pertain to incompatible dependencies. I do have back-up though. How do i go about it? Currently the control (gear icon pertaining also to system-settings) hardly functions (except for ...
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What is the kernel command line to completely disable bluetooth in /etc/default/grub?

What is the kernel command line to completely disable bluetooth in /etc/default/grub? I need 25 characters to ask such a simple question because of "quality standards"?
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Bluetooth and Mobile Broadband is not working in Ubuntu 12.04

Bluetooth and mobile broadband connection is not working in Ubuntu 12.04...after upgrading system from 11.10....plz do help...
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hcitool scan does not find my bluetooth device

I have a small device that has a bluetooth chip. I can see it through the GUI System Settings > Bluetooth, when adding and discovering a new bluetooth device nearby, but every time I try this command ...
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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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Where are bluetooth received files saved

I have used Blueman and the default Bluetooth manager an every time I accept the file transfer from the Phone to the PC, it shows that it is transferring and even notifies me that the transfer was ...
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Bluetooth USB Adapter

Trying to get Bluetooth USB working on my Toshiba Satellite. Tried typing a few things in Terminal from answers to similar Questions (bash_history): 57 sudo apt-get clean 58 sudo apt-get update ...
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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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Setting up a bluetooth audio-microphone headset on ubuntu 12.04

I recently purchased a Henson BTH033 bluetooth headset with a built in microphone. I would ideally like to use it as my primary audio-microphone output-input on my ubuntu install. Here is my ...
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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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Unstable bluetooth connection between BQ ubuntu phone and car kit

I am unable to get a stable connection between my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition phone and my car kit. The phone is recognisedby the car as a device, it is paired and synchronised, but the bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth not working!

I am running Gnome 3.6 and KDE 4.10.5 on Ubuntu 13.04 on an ASUS X53U. The computer can boot in Windows 7 (from Grub). In Windows, I can turn bluetooth on and off and use it. In Ubuntu (I tried both ...
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Bluetooth on Dell inspiron 6400 [closed]

I set up linux mint (rebecha) on my old laptop (dell inspiron 6400) and wondering if it is possilbe to get bluetooth drivers on
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H800 Logitech headphones not working properly

So, I bought these headphones, and I'm trying to use it with Ubuntu. Using it to listen to music (A2DP profile) works perfectly. However, when I try to use them with Skype, Google Hangouts, or ...
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Bluetooth - turn off auto-suspend

I've got bluetooth keyboard (no usb receiver) Microsoft Sculpt Mobile. The problem is, keyboard goes into 'auto-suspend' mode after a while of inactivity. Then it needs several seconds to wake up ...
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15.04 on yoga 3 pro bluetooth problem

I installed 15.04 on my yoga 3 pro everything works great i love it except the bluetooth wont connect to my devices , it seems to work takes far too long to search for any devices and then when i try ...
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bluetoothd fails to load at startup

Since last update bluetoothd doesn't initiate at system startup (Ubuntu 15.04). I get aware of this, when trying to start blueman: "Failed, Bluez daemon not running". I haven't been able to find out ...
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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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org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod on auth.log

My auth.log is full with error messages of freedesktop, most of them look more or less as follows: May 25 07:59:40 lati dbus[425]: message repeated 7 times: [ [system] Rejected send message, 3 ...
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Bluetooth Broadcom 43142 isn't working on ubuntu 15.04

Please help me! I'm new and can't to do anything... I was trying somethings from my searched but it still don't work. It's on but can't search any devices and can't searched from any too. Just tell ...
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Bluetooth not working on ubuntu14.04

dmesg | grep -i bluetooth is giving this output [ 31.384146] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 31.384170] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 31.384180] Bluetooth: HCI socket ...
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RTL8723BE Bluetooth does not work

I am unable to find any bluetooth devices. I was able to fix it by using this, but since the Ubuntu kernel update this fix has stopped working. 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., ...
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How to hide the Bluetooth icon in the panel?

There was an option under Bluetooth preferences in 11.04 to easily hide the icon, but in 11.10, there's a little bar near the top right corner called Visibility. I'm assuming that's what hides or ...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrade to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04, my Bluetooth is not working anymore. I don't have the icon in the taskbar. When I go to Bluetooth in System Settings, it says Bluetooth disabled. Does anyone have ...
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Any way to emulate Bluetooth on Ubuntu touch emulator?

I'm making a ruby application for the touch but I do not have the money to buy a device (yet?). So I'm wondering if there is a good and reliable way to take the Bluetooth from my laptop and use it in ...
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How do you disable Bluetooth from terminal in Ubuntu

How do you disable Bluetooth from terminal in Ubuntu
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Dell Vostro 3560 bluetooth doesn't work

I installed the wireless driver using this instruction How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560 and I have WiFi working. No problems here. But unfortunately the bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth not working in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Since when I got rid of windows 8 and installed ubuntu, my bluetooth never really worked. Ubuntu detects the bluetooth hardware (it shows the bluetooth icon in the status bar), and I can turn it on or ...
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12.04 does not detect wlan0(Broadcom 4365)

Installed 12.04 on dell inspiron 5420. wired connection is working however wifi and bluetooth connection does not work. In fact I can't see wlan0. Can I know the correct driver to install?