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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Apple Wireless Keyboard won't connect in 15.10

I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard and Trackpad (2 AA battery version of both, not the latest models that charge via a lightning cable), running Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit on an Intel NUC6i5SYK, kernel ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting

I have a nice little bluetooth mouse, but there is one problem. When it is not used for awhile (I primarily use keyboard) it turns off. Fine, so I have to turn it back on by pushing the button. But ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Broadcom 43142 not finding bluetooth devices

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. The laptop is Ubuntu-certified for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, so I wasn't expecting any problems. First I tried to get the Broadcom 43142 wifi/bluetooth module working on Ubuntu ...
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bluetooth devices not showing in ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dual boot. And in my ubuntu OS I got Bluetooth installed in it. I wanted to connect my bluetooth device, like my phone, my bluetooth headphones etc. But it does not ...
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Cannot scan for bluetooth devices at all and computer cannot be found

The UI seems to be working as expected, but no devices are found. When switching the device to discoverable, it cannot be found. When I switch the bluetooth device off, I cannot later restart it. It ...
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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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Can't turn on bluetooth once it is turned off

I'm using ubuntu 15.10, kernel version 4.2.0-25. My laptop is Dell Inspiron 14-3452 The problem is that I can't turn bluetooth back on once I disable it. The only way to turn enable it is to reboot. ...
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Unable to connect bose soundlink AE2 headphones

this is my first question here, so sorry if there is something wrong about the rules. I just installed Kubuntu 15.04 and i tried to connect my Bose headphones soundlink 2. Bluedevil service reconize ...
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Bluetooth is working but I cant connect any devices (Dell Precision M4800 + Ubuntu 15.10)

Here some informations: cloudman@frog2:~$ dmesg | grep Blue<br> [ 120.436803] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.20<br> [ 120.436814] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager ...
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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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Bluetooth and GPS on Nexus 4

Is there anybody who has no problems using Bluetooth or GPS on Nexus 4 with ubuntu touch? If so, can you please tell me which channel you are using or which settings you are using? I'm asking to ...
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Can't connect to Blueport XP serial adapter - 15.10

I recently got a Blueport XP bluetooth serial adapter to connect to the console port of various devices (routers, etc). When I connect via Windows, it creates a com port that I can connect via PuTTY. ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10-16.04 Dell XPS15 9530: Bluetooth doesn' work

Device loaded with Ubuntu Gnome works perfectly with one exception: bluetooth. I cannot get any response from Broadcom 4352. Tried to replace driver (see there) -no success. Any advice would be ...
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hcitool scan not returning any results (ubuntu 14.04) [on hold]

I have a Bluetooth mouse connected in Ubuntu 14.04, but I need to reconnect every time I reboot. To resolve this, my first step was to try to find the MAC for the mouse using hcitool scan, but even ...
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Bluetooth not pairing 15.04

I am trying to pair my Milwaukee m12 bluetooth speaker with my desktop, but it will not find the speaker. It pairs with my phone so the speaker's bluetooth is working. My phone pairs with my desktop ...
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Bluetooth not working on Asus K550J

Hello I've been through many troubles since I installed Ubuntu (15.10) but I need help to solve this one. Bluetooth is not working on my laptop. It's not soft blocked or similiar but I can't get it ...
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Share ubuntu internet connection to iphone 6s using bluetooth or usb (not wifi)

Hello i have my laptop it has better wifi card from iphone 6s so i can have internet access only from my laptop via wifi. Is there a way to share the internet connection also on my phone? I know I ...
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Bluetooth not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP Notebook.When I try to find a Bluetooth device from my pc, it doesn't show any device nor I can find my pc from any Bluetooth device even when bluetooth is turned ...
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enable wifi and bluetooth

when i push the wifi bouton the wifi and bluetooth steal doesnt work i thing there is a problem with the driver carte i have COMPAQ presario CQ57 i try the sleep mode truc but doesnt work too lspci ...
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Messed up bluetooth configuration, cannot see or connect to bluetooth devices

After a glitch, I tried reinstalling my bluetooth packages (Like attempting to uninstall bluetooth in device manager in Windows) and hcitool scan brings up the error "Device is not available: No such ...
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Lenovo - wifi and bluetooth problem [duplicate]

I've got problem with my wifi since I installed ubuntu 14.04. I've got very poor signal, wifi is unstable (disconnecting and connecting) especially while using torrent. When I disconnect from wifi ...
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very bad bluetooth connection with an audio speaker

After much help from you guys i managed to make my bluetooth adapter working. Everything pairs with it now. But the problem now is, that after a short time playing music to an audio speaker the ...
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How can I get the A2DP output option and the input working again?

I have a bluetooth headset which works perfectly on Ubuntu 13.04. Now I update to 13.10, and here is what's happing: After installing blueman, bluetooth-suport, pulseaudio-module-bluetooth and so ...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition Bluetooth Car phone

I can pair my Meizu Mx4 ubuntu edition (OTA-8.5) with my handfree car system (Mazda 6). It connects and seems to be fine, but when I make a phone call after 5 minutes it disconnects (with a crushing ...
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sim card and contact management through bluetooth carkit connection

It is great to have the bluetooth software upgraded in OTA9 and see the bluetooth connection between my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition and car handsfree kit working nicely. Having two SIM cards in my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs on shutdown after package removal

The problem My Ubunutu 14.04 laptop will not shutdown anymore from the command line or from the reboot button in the OS. It hangs at the shutdown screen indefinitely. This problem started a few days ...
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Microsoft Designer Mouse (Bluetooth 4.0) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just bought a Microsoft Designer Mouse, specs here, (Bluetooth 4.0) and am not able to use it in Ubuntu 14.04. On the Windows 8 (same laptop computer) it works just fine. So I've searched arround ...
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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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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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Bluetooth won't turn on on Lenovo G510 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

It was working just yesterday and now I see the greyed out icon on the bar and enabling Bluetooth does nothing. I checked rfkill and it's not blocked. dmesg | grep Blue produces this: [ 5.045301] ...
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How to use Computer as a HeadSet using a bluetooth dongle paired with Android phone

My goal is simple. Whenever someone makes a called on my phone I want to be able to use my computer as a headset. This way I could use my Mic to talk back at the person on the other end, and my ...
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Dispositivo Bluetooth no funciona - Bluetooth device does not work

Soy un novato en Linux. Instalé Ubuntu 15.10 en una computadora Toshiba Satellite y no me reconoce el Bluetooth. Me voy a las configuraciones para activarlo pero me aparece una leyenda que dice ...
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Wifi / WLAN, Bluetooth, UMTS or other wireless devices don't work on Ubuntu [on hold]

After a new installation of Ubuntu some or all of my wireless adapters don't work anymore. They are still working on Windows. What is the problem?
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Bluetooth mouse pairs, but doesn't work

I'm trying to get my bluetooth mouse (Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Mouse) to work. I've got it paired and trusted using blueman-manager. But the device isn't recognized as a mouse, it is listed as ...
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Bluetooth not working on lenovo g50-30 (Ubuntu 15.10)

Problem above. If you need any more information feel free to ask me. movioli@movioli-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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Have the BT mouse detected and started automatically

Have a Bluetooth mouse that has been setup a while ago. And the Bluetooth indicator in the top bar shows the mouse. It says Bluetooth ON Visible OFF Bluetooth Mouse connection OFF When I switch on ...
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How to setup Dual Shock 4 controller with Ubuntu 13.10?

I got my first ever NAS box with Ubuntu, installed Steam and got invited to the game streaming beta! In order to improve the experience I got a dual shock 4 controller. I know it's possible to play ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 bluetooth headset connected but not working

Ever since I have upgraded my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 to 15.10 (clean install), I have been facing an issue with my bluetooth headset. The device is paired and connected but is neither listed as output ...
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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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How can a Bluetooth keyboard that requires a code entry be paired in the terminal?

I have a Bluetooth ThinkPad 2 Tablet keyboard that I want to pair with my Ubuntu Touch Aquaris E4.5. Due to GUI limitations, I want to try to do this in the terminal. I'm hoping that the process'll be ...
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Install bluetooth or bluez-utils packages fails using bluez-5.37 (or bluez-4.101)

I have compiled bluez 5.37 from sources, and installed it. I would like to install the package bluez-utils, which depends on bluez. sudo apt-get install bluez-utils Reading package lists... Done ...
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How should BlueZ 5 be installed?

I'm trying to get a bluetooth keyboard paired via terminal in Ubuntu Touch (see here for more details). For this purpose, I need the executable bluetoothctl, which appears to be provided by BlueZ 5 ...
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Connecting by default to Logitech K810 Bluetooth Keyboard Ubuntu 15.10

Saw this Thread about logitech k810 connecting deafult to my desktop ubuntu pc, and was wondering if there are any similar solution for 15.10? This seemse to be working on 14.04 only. "Take a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + bluetooth microphone does not produce sound

I am trying to use a bluetooth microphone (Nolan MIC Bluetooth Wireless Microphone) with my Ubuntu 14.04 box. Using the standard bluetooth tool, I can connect to the device and I can see it appearing ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Bluetooth Won't Capture (Will Connect)

I am currently using a Ubuntu 15.10 VM on Workstation w/ a USB dongle installed and operating at 100% on the host machine. When I connect the dongle to the VM using the menu options I get the usual ...
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how do I get my hp 100 printer to work

just installed ubuntu, and my hp100 Bluetooth printer is recognized, but it will not allow me to turn the connection on and print. any solutions would be very appreciated
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Kubuntu 15.04: bluedevil installed and working, but Bluetooth icons missing from System Settings and system tray

When I manually launch bluedevil-monolithic, the system tray icon appears and works well to configure and connect to bluetooth devices. However, the bluetooth icon does not appear in the system tray ...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard does not reconnect reliably after reboot (Ubuntu 15.10)

I tried to set up my Apple Wireless Keyboard with UbuntuGNOME 15.10, which for the most part works flawlessly until I reboot. After rebooting, I have a 20% chance the keyboard reconnects and actually ...
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How can I use my laptop as a Bluetooth input device?

I just got a USB bluetooth dongle, and I'd like to use it to Connect my laptop to my Android tablet as a slave device. and Route input from my USB Xbox 360 controller to the bluetooth dongle. I ...
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bluetooth apple trackpad stopped working

I've used an apple trackpad on my 14.04LTS ubuntu from day one. Now it has stopped working. The device is visible, pared & trusted, but on my kde bluetooth icon, when I click on it, instead of ...