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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Ubuntu 16.04 is unable to shutdown/restart/suspend

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial and I have the common, as I can see, problem with shutdown/restart/suspend. I have tried everything that already exist in the forums, but the problem keeps insisting. ...
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Acer ES1-131 Bluetooth doesn't discover devices

I have Acer ES1-131 and Bluetooth is installed and running but I can't add BT mouse. When I open 'Device Search' window it doesn't show any device. I found similar problem here: https://forums....
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Bluetooth not working on Acer Aspire E3-112 or with Bluetooth dongle

I have an acer Aspire E3-112 which has internal Bluetooth ... I am unable to get it working ... it seems the only drivers available are for Windows. So I inserted a logitech USB Bluetooth dongle; now ...
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a2dp bluetooth problem on 14.04

I have a pair of Bose AE2w headphones that initially connect fine with Bluetooth on 14.04. I can select the headphones and choose A2DP output, and everything works. If the connection times out due ...
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Problems connecting to Bluetooth headset - 14.04 - problem re-occurs

Please read the (PS:) at the end of this new post on this specific problem. I've read carefully This post but still have problems to connect to one of my Bluetooth headset. I have two bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices, UBUNTU 16.04

I'v recently switched to using ubuntu and it doesn't detect my audio bluetooth receiver. Iv already cross checked and my phone detects it. Output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb 04:00.0 ...
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Bluetooth - Connection Failed: blueman.bluez.errors.DBusFailedError: Protocol Not available

first time posting a question - I've searched high and low for an answer. Trying to add a BlueParrott B-250XT+ bluetooth headset On a Thinkpad X230 tablet running Ubuntu 16.04 with its hardware ...
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Ubuntu stuck on restart screen after updating bluez

I just updated to bluez5, and now whenever I restart my computer, it gets stuck on the restart screen until I force it to turn off with the power button (It can be stuck like that for hours). When ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't output sound to Bluetooth headphones

I'm trying to use mt SONY MDR-XB950BT headphones on Ubuntu 16.04 but not having any luck. I've managed to get them connected but it doesn't seem like I can actually listen to music/videos out of them. ...
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bluetooth is disable on Ubuntu 14.04

the bluetooth is disabled on my Ubuntu (Dell vostro Desktop with bluetooth USB adapter). I plugged the bluetooth USB adapter to another Ubuntu desktop (12.04) and it is recognized instantaneously. ...
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Bluetooth mouse paired and connected but pointer not moving

Good Day! I have a Bluetooth mouse paired and connected in Ubuntu 14.04 using the BlueDevil program, but pointer doesn't move and in Bluetooth devices list it shows type: unknown.((((((( Maybe I need ...
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Bluetooth audio suddenly quiet

I have a bluetooth speaker and this has been working fine with Ubuntu 16.04 until today. I last used the speaker a few days ago and everything was perfect; however, the volume is now incredibly low. ...
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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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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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No sound from Bluetooth headphones since Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have Nakamichi bluetooth headphones that have synced successfully with the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS OS on my computer. The playing mode even comes up as A2DP in the sound options. When you try to test sound ...
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Bluetooth Broadcom 43142 isn't working on ubuntu

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 speakers appears and disappears on searching for devices to connect

I have an Wren V5US bluetooth speakers which was working fine with my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I restarted my system yesterday and it doesn't connect automatically anymore. I feel like I might have made some ...
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Bluetooth setting not working properly in cinnamon

I had installed cinnamon desktop on ubuntu 16.04 some weeks ago and have been using it as default since then, without any problem. But today i noticed a problem- the bluetooth setting doesnot work ...
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Cannot enable bluetooth on Asus SonicMaster Laptop running Ubuntu 16.04

I cannot seem to get the bluetooth hardware to work with Ubuntu. I can get a USB dongle working, but I'm sure the laptop has internal bluetooth hardware. What I have tried: 1) Okay, so I have the ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad 1 - 'stops working' every few minutes

I have just purchased an Apple Magic Trackpad 1 and connected it to my Ubuntu 15.10 (now 16.04) system. That all worked flawlessly. Once connected, the trackpad 'stops working' every few minutes. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Bluetooth Arc touch mouse

I'm having a little problem using my Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. I'm able to see the mouse in the Bluetooth manager but unfortunately not to pair it and when I'm taking a look into the syslog I find ...
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play audio through bluetooth speakers in 12.04 using CLI

I have gone through the whole gamut of trials with setting up playing audio through bluetooth and have not been able to make it work reliably (i.e., got it to work one time, and has not worked after ...
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apple magic keyboard not working trough bluetooth and fn button not working with cable

I have a self built desktop pc (not apple) with ubuntu on it. I just bought a new apple magic keyboard, because I have a macbook air and I hate getting used to "the other" keyboard every time I switch,...
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Bluetooth dongle not working

I had a BT dongle that worked on my PC with Xubuntu 14.04. Now I have Xubuntu 16.04 and it doesn't work any more. I use this dongle only 5 or 6 times a year so I'm not 100% sure if it worked on 16.04 ...
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Bluetooth Not working - Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

The Bluetooth manager never searches for any device It just keeps on searching - nothing is found The following is the output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Bluetooth no devices found in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

Bluetooth no devices found in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. Always show searching for devices. Nothings happen.
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Getting all LEDs in /sys/class/leds

I want to be able to control the two dual (orange/white) LEDs on my HP Probook 4540s laptop. However, I don't see them in the list: /sys/class/leds/hp::hddprotect /sys/class/leds/input3::capslock /...
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blutooth sound identified but not connecting

Has anyone got the sound on this working under linux? https://fccid.io/2ADXM56902BT It is called Soundlogic XT SBSS-12/6465 Slimmest Selfie Speaker which explains its functions. It connects as a ...
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WiFi driver installation on hp650 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [on hold]

I am having trouble using my WiFi and Bluetooth on my hp650 running Ubuntu 16.04. I can only use a wired connection to surf the internet.
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Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse under Ubuntu 14.04

I've attempted to find a thread on this but can'y seem to find anything specific to whether this Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse works under Ubuntu 14.04 - unifying and Bluetooth Smart? See: http://...
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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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Bluetooth Controller or GamePad not recognized in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, a generic bluetooth controller (iPega) used to be recognized as a controller/gamepad right after pairing. Like a USB controller does. Here is an example. Same thing in Ubuntu 16....
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Bluetooth headset Issue on 16.04

I have recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. My bluetooth headset no longer works. I've spent the last few hours trying to diagnose the issue with no success. My bluetooth mouse still connects ok. ...
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Bluetooth is not working in Ubuntu MATE 16.04 on HP Pavilion 15-ab032tx Notebook

I have run dmesg | grep -i blue in terminal. Here's the output: [ 2.257690] usb 1-7: Product: Bluetooth Radio [ 13.262616] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.21 [ 13.262631] Bluetooth: HCI device and ...
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Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth 4.0 not working on Ubuntu 16.04

Acer Aspire E15 laptop (model number E5-573-54ZV) with Windows 10 and Bluetooth 4.0 adapter out of the box. While using Windows, I'm able to use the Bluetooth adapter. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 in ...
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BCM43602 - bluetooth not working - sees device MAC but won't pair

This is a new XPS 15 9550 with the BCM43602 (14e4:43ba), and I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I try to use the standard bluetooth manager, it searches and finds a device with a MAC (but doesn't ...
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Bluetooth not working on ubnutu 16.04

My bluetooth is on and visible, yet it does not detect any device and is not being detected by other devices. I know there are many similar questions around, but non of the proposed solutions seems ...
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Bluetooth Indicator Applet menu disappears before I can click on it if Panel is set to auto-hide

I've just installed Lubuntu 15.10 on an old netbook that was dying under the weight of Windows 7, and so far I'm loving it. Much of what I learned when I had to do admin on Unix systems back in the ...
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Mac Bluetooth Wireless keyboard and keypad

I am not very fond of Mac-devices except for the bluetooth keyboard. In Ubuntu 15.04 it was working great! Until I installed the 15.10... Before I upgraded Ubuntu it was possible for me to use the ...
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Bluetooth keyboard

So, my bluetooth keyboard mostly works but it seems to freeze a lot. Any suggestions? I do realise I haven't given enough details, it's v16.04 of kubuntu. the keyboard is ECTechnology. Can anyone ...
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How to enable bluetooth for Dell Inspiron Laptop?

How do I enable Bluetooth for my Dell Inspiron laptop? It tells no adapters found.
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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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Why is my Bluetooth headset not working now?

I have an FSL Zero Bluetooth headset which was working fine with Ubuntu until a recent update. I'm on Ubuntu 15.04. The headset is recognised as a Bluetooth device and gets connected but doesn't ...
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bluetooth will not find a device

I have installed 16.04 on a HP stream and bluetooh will not work. Bluetooth is turned on and after going to settings the machine searches for my device but never finds it. I'm stuck.
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Sound Settings won't let me switch Bluetooth headset to A2DP

This issue has been cropping up for a while. Sometimes my BT headset works fine, and other times I can't switch the output to A2DP. When I go into sound settings and try and switch from HSP/HFP to ...
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Bluetooth on ubuntu 16.04 - btusb not found

I have ubuntu 16.04 on an Asus laptop. I can't get my bluetooth working. $hcitool dev is empty : Devices: After exploring some forums I tried : $sudo modprobe btusb which results in : ...
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How to use make a remote control for laptop [closed]

I have a laptop with ubuntu installed on it. The laptop has bluetooth and wifi devices. I was wondering if there is an application that can help me build a remote control for the laptop (in order to ...
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A2DP bluetooth doesn't work on 16.04

Just moved from 15.04 to 16.04 and now bluetooth doesnt work properly: I can't connect my speakers as A2DP outputs. Apparently everyone is affected according to the forums, but no fix in sight. ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 New/old bluetooth headset problem with sound

first sorry for my simple English. Now I try explain my problem: My bluetooth headset Philips SHB7150 not working (propably accu) and Philips service exchange it for new one. Now when I connect the ...