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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Bluetooth: Error in firmware loading in ubuntu 14.04

I'm new in ubuntu. I'm getting an error in ubuntu 14.04 in my lenovo ideapad z50-70: dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 31.243849] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 31.243866] Bluetooth: HCI device and ...
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I Can't receive files via bluetooth on lxde

I needed to receive a PDF file from a friend in a class. I use ubuntu LXDE (13.10) and my friend had a Samsung tablet. I enabled bluetooth. We went through some sort of "setup" and entered a security ...
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Communication between two PC via bluetooth

My problem is, that I try to get a connection between two PC with ubuntu. I'm programing in C/C++ and use the tuturial from Cubieboard. First step i did was the command: apt-get install bluez ...
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No sound from bluetooth headset, but its detected

I have an bluetooth headset connected to my computer, the buttons play/pause/volume are working fine, but i have no sound in the headset, but in the speaker of the computer. In fact i played with the ...
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JBL bluetooth speakers play no sound, a2dp off?

I have JBL bluetooth speakers like this one. With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Gnome) I get it to pair with my pc, either with gnome-bluez or blueman, but I am unable to reproduce any sound. I stumbled upon ...
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Bluez Installation - configuration error for DBUS 1.6

I am trying to install bluez 5.2 libraries on Ubuntu 12.04. while running ./configure, I received error for GLib2.0, I was able to resolve by using sudo apt get-install for GLib2. Now I am receiving ...
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AVRCP with Bluez - how to control audio on a phone from Ubuntu

I finally managed to get music from my phone to play on Ubuntu using BlueZ. I'm now looking for a way to control the playback - play/pause/next/prev/get song name/etc from the Ubuntu machine. This ...
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Bluetooth mouse produces characters while scrolling in 12.04/14.10

I have a Logitech bluetooth T630 Ultrathin Optical Touch Mouse and the mouse works as expected most of the time (pairs without problems). However, often (not always) while scrolling, the mouse ...
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Bluetooth not working with Atheros AR9462 chip on Utopic / 3.16 kernel

Bluetooth not working with Atheros AR9462 chip on Utopic / 3.16 kernel I need assistance from the community, please. I seem to have stumbled upon a big issue with support for bluetooth on these ...
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Bluetooth Issue: Lenovo Z50-70 and Ubuntu 14.04

I can see the bluetooth icon but none of my devices are detected. The output of lspci is: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller ...
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how to check bluetooth version on my laptop

I bought new laptop Lenovo Z50-70 and have installed Ubuntu 14.04. I want to check whether the Bluetooth shipped is v4 or v3? I know I should check it from main website or from BIOS, but I am curious ...
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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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bluetooth not working on Lenovo Z50-70

I have new Lenovo Z50-70 with NVIDIA 820M graphics card. I am using 340v driver for it. Bluetooth is not working, it says bluetooth is disable while wifi is working fine output of lsusb; lsmod | ...
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Keyboard Volume Buttons Don't Change Connected Bluetooth volume

tried messing around with a lot of different things and following different threads but to no avail, so i'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an inspiron 7537, ...
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Bluetooth problem Lenovo-Z50-70 (Atheros QCWB355)

When I got my Lenovo-Z50-70 I directly installed Ubuntu 14.10, the Wifi (Atheros AR9565) worked out of the box. But then I wanted to connect my bluetooth devices it never found any of them. I looked ...
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Automatically switch sound output device to Bluetooth headset & force to A2DP profile on connection

My bluetooth headset (Plantronics Backbeat Go2) is connected just fine with my system, but there are several manual steps I have to take to make this work that I would very much like to have ...
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How to enable Bluetooth on Atheros AR5B225?

I changed wireless card in my Asus EB1505 to Atheros AR5B225 to use Bt. After some time trying to make it work I didn't made it. =( I installed bunch of packages recommended for ath3k, installed a ...
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Pand using Bluez stack is not connecting any device

I am trying to implement PAN using Bluez's pan support.for this I have installed following packages: **1. zlib1.2.8 libffi-dev Glib 2.40 d bus 1.8 List item bluez 4.101** I followed the ...
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu as speaker while playing music from a bluetooth-linked smartphone?

Is there a way to use the notebook as speaker for my smartphone? I linked them via Bluetooth and saw that the smartphone can be used as an input-Device for music and sound. You can see it here: My ...
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Lenovo G580 Wireless/bluetooth function key problem

I'm using Lenovo G580. when I turn WiFi/Bluetooth on with Fn+F5, it's actually not turning on. To turn it on, I need to restart. How can I solve this problem?
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Cannot stream music to Philips bluetooth hi-fi adapter

I want to stream music to a Philips Bluetooth Hi-Fi adapter. I have setup a connection to the adapter, but whenever I want to active the connection, it simply refuses. While playing music I hear that ...
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PAN using Bluez causes System Dbus vulnerability

I am trying to implement PAN(Personal Area Network) using bluez stack.I followed the steps specified in the link But the problem is I cant setup a pan.It causes my system in trouble.The main problems ...
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How to pair sony bluetooth headphones with ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I am trying to pair Sony Bluetooth headphone in Ubuntu 14.04 ?help me in doing so..
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Bluetooth Mouse need to re-connect every time I restart. How to add it permanently?

I have a Logitech Bluetooth Mouse M557. It works with my Ubuntu but I need to re-enable it every time I restart my laptop and reach to desktop. Also it doesn't work on Login screen.
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How can I route certain traffic to a different access point ONLY when I'm connected to a certain network?

I know this is pretty specific, but before I do anything, I want to make sure that what I want to do doesn't brick my system if all requirements aren't met. I have a laptop. I take it to school with ...
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[XUbuntu 14.04][Atheros AR9462] Bluetooth doesn't detect any device

I'm having problems detecting and pairing bluetooth devices with my dual boot xubuntu 14.04 PC (+ windows 8). The only way to get things to work is to boot into windows 8, deactivate the bluetooth ...
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how to enable my bluetooth adapter?

I'm using Dell Inspiron N4030 laptop. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. Bluetooth adapter is not found. How to active that? rfkill list 1: phy1: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no ...
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Apple Magic mouse frequently disconnects and reconnects

I have an Apple Magic Mouse that I am using on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have successfully paired the device and it works for short periods of time. The mouse appears to ...
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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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How to play games using a gamepad on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have been using it for a month, and I need help. How do play games using a gamepad? My gamepad is Ipega PG-9023. It is a bluetooth gamepad. So I use jstest-gtk to set up the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth headset plantronics m55 shows up and disappears immediately

I'm just switched to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and wanted to pair my Plantronics m55 bluetooth headset, but right after establishing a connection it disconnects. These were the steps: Click on bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth is not turning on Ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 on HP-15 d005tu

My Bluetooth is not working on Ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 on HP-15 d005tu. When I ask to HP service center they tell that they don't support Ubuntu please any one tell me is problem about hardware or ...
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Installing ubuntu on a mac mini using blutooth mouse/keyboard

I tried to install ubuntu on my mac mini. the first step is textual (we can choose to check hard drive, try ubuntu, install ubuntu, oem install) and my keyboard apple blutooth work just well but at ...
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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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how to make iphone as a mouse via bluetooth

Ubuntu 12.10, Bluetooth 2.0 I'm looking for a way to use my iphone as a mouse using bluetooth connection. It's already and certainly work when I'm using Mac or Windows. The reason why I want to use ...
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Bluetooth is not being enabled in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my new HP laptops and found that Bluetooth is not even being enabled. With many ways I have tried by following the links found in askubuntu.com, but not ...
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System Settings Missing/Bluetooth Settings/Sound Settings/Programs Missing?

Not sure what happened but all my settings are missing, I cant access any to make changes. When check under the dash not of the settings are showing as been instilled. Not only settings but some ...
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how to Connect Bluetooth headset with laptop?

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1015 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Nokia BH-108 bluetooth headset which I use with my Nokia device. I want to connect it with my laptop, tried many-a-times, but ...
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Dell Latitude D520 Bluetooth won't stay “visible”

I've recently purchased a used Dell Latitude D520 and installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS (I believe it would have upgraded to 14.04.1 after installation). As far as I've been able to test, everything is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth adapter not found

I have multi-booted Ubuntu 14.04 alongside the pre-installed Windows 8.1 on my uefi-enabled HP Envy 15 Notebook. My WLAN card is a combo card, Ralink3290. The problem is that my wifi works just fine ...
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bluetooth indicator and other settings not working after updating kernel to 3.16

So, today there was this update for the Kernel to 3.16 on LTSEnablementStack. I ran the command for the update. I notice that a lot of packages are removed, like the bluetooth indicator, but it seems ...
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ASUS X99 Deluxe Bluetooth - Ubuntu 14.04

I have an ASUS X99 Deluxe and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The wireless controller works out of the box, however the bluetooth does not. I have it activated in my BIOS settings, I tried the ...
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Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A (Dual boot) touchscreen and bluetooth working only sporadically

I just dual booted my NB10t-A which came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. It took some elbow-grease, but I finally got Grub to load when my computer boots. At first everything but bluetooth was working ...
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How to change bluetooth device name?

I just can't figure a way to change my bluetooth device name. Is there any command?
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Extend bluetooth timer before disconnect on 14.04

I set up my Trusty desktop as a bluetooth speaker and I'm able to connect to it from something like a smartphone or my iPad. When the connection is confirmed, I open Netflix or Spotify but often by ...
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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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Dual bluetooth pairing over A2DP

Following the solution for another problem and editing /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf, I have figured out how to pair two bluetooth devices at the same time as sound outputs. However, I cannot set both to ...
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What features does BlueZ support?

I'm new to bluetooth programming and can't seem to figure out the exact features that are supported by BlueZ. Is there a way to get these working on Ubuntu: audio streaming over bluetooth, AVRCP ...
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Ubuntu does not detect wifi/bt combo card BCM4330 (AP6383)

I am working with a Zotac pi320. In Windows 8.1, the buit-in (sdio) wifi card is detected and shown in detailed device settings as a broadcom 4330. Secondary research confirms this, with a teardown ...
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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 ...