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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bluetoothd fails at “set secure simple pairing”

My bluetoothd logs a failure in the syslog after waking up from a sleep of my laptop: Jun 25 12:54:34 lati bluetoothd[718]: Adapter /org/bluez/718/hci0 has been disabled Jun 25 12:54:34 lati ...
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Bluetooth not able to detect Devices 16.04

I have been using Ubuntu for quite a time. But when I upgrade my version from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS My bluetooth is not able to detect any device. (DELL INSPIRON 15, 3000 Series)
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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 audio sink refuses to connect in Ubuntu 14.04 (bluez, blueman)

Bluetooth just absolutely refuses to connect to any audio sinks. I've tried with two separate speakers that I can pair with just fine on iOS, yet when I try, I get this error in blueman: Connection ...
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bluetooth problem after upgrade from ubuntu 14 to 16.04

after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04 i can't turn on bluetooth on my laptop . try reinstall bluez and other bluetooth application same as blueman and bluetooth but don't solve problem service bluetooth ...
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Kbuntu + MS Arc Touch Mouse

I have read a few posts similar to my question however they all refer to previous versions of Ubuntu and none specific to the KDE spin (if important). I have tried several solutions but none worked (...
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Bluetooth device paired and connected (no sound)

I've got a Bluetooth headset which works great in both Windows 8 and Android 4.2 however on Ubuntu (13.10) it just doesn't seem to work. I installed Blueman, it paired and connected successfully when ...
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Bluetooth headset problem in Ubuntu (Ausdom m04 with bluetooth 4.0)

I have a bluetooth headset (Ausdom m04). At first, I couldn't set up the device as the laptop couldn't find the device. Then, after a couple of hours, I managed to connect it but there was no sound. ...
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bluetooth headset problem (Ausdom m04 with bluetooth 4.0)

I have a bluetooth headset (Ausdom m04). At first, I couldn't set up the device as the laptop couldn't find the device. Then, after a couple of hours, I managed to connect it but there was no sound. ...
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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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Completely remove bluetooth after uninstalling

I've unistalled bluetooth in the terminal but can still see it in the syslog. Any ideas how to completely remove it?
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16.04 Can't use bluetooth A2DP headphones, pairs but does not connect. Logs inside

First of, I have tried following both of these: https://vilimpoc.org/blog/2016/04/30/ubuntu-16-04-bluetooth-speakers/ and PulseAudio can not load bluetooth module 15.10/16.04 When I try to connect my ...
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Sending file through bluetooth

I'm trying to send a text file via bluetooth with this command: obexftp --nopath --noconn --uuid none --bluetooth MACADDR--channel 9 --put /home/user/send.txt But I get this error: Suppressing ...
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Realtek Bluetooth on hp laptop not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop my Wi-Fi is working good but my Bluetooth is not working, I can see the Bluetooth icon but when i try to search for other Bluetooth devices the Bluetooth ...
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“No Bluetooth adapters found”

I'm using an HP 250 G3 notebook with Ubuntu 15.04 32-bit. But I can't use the bluetooth service. It says "No Bluetooth adapters found". My bluetooth status shows: ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth ...
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Disable bluetooth handling

How can I disable bluetooth handling without disabling the bluetooth device itself? I'm currently working with a node.js library (which uses the hci socket) to fiddle around with bluetooth LE, but ...
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Bluetooth in ubuntu16.04

Bluetooth does not find the devices in Ubuntu 16.04 even when I activate my bluetooth in the mobile set.I tried many ways as per the instructions from web, but I've not succeeded.Please help.
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To enable Bluetooth adapter in Lenovo G50-30 in 14.04

I know this thread Enable bluetooth on lenovo ideapad y480. I recall having problems with the Wifi connection with this laptop, similar thread here. Now, I noticed that I get the error no bluetooth ...
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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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14.04 bluetooth headset pairs and shows up in sound settings, but only playing sound through laptop

I just received bluetooth headphones and they work on my android phone and on Windows 10, but I can't seem to get them working on Ubuntu 14.04. They connect to the bluetooth on the computer, but then ...
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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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git clone hex2hcd “command not found” Ubuntu bluetooth [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and my bluetooth stopped working. The accepted solution for this problem is to find the driver in hex format and convert it to hcd for installation: sudo apt-get install git ...
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Bluetooth headset gives error connection failed: blueman.bluez.errors.dbusfailederror: protocol not available

Everything works with Nokia BH-604. Jaybird X2 connects and after a few seconds disconnects. Both headsets work with Windows 8.1 in the same computer (dual boot). Using blueman-manager 2.0.4 I get the ...
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Bluetooth Adapters not found? Why?

When I go onto system settings,click Bluetooth and it's just grey and won't let me click anything. Can someone help? lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek ...
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After updating to 16.04, bluetooth audio A2DP mode stopped working

I have a nice bluetooth audio receiver connect to my HiFi stereo, and I used to be able to connect it in 14.04 as a A2DP sink with nice quality. After upgrading to 16.04, the device connects only as ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in Ubuntu 16.04

Since my upgrade to 16.04 the OS does not find the bluetooth-adapter anymore. The Laptop is an Acer Aspire V5-573G and all i can find about the bluetooth adapter is this: "Bluetooth Qualcomm Atheros ...
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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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How to enable Bluetooth RT3298 on Zotac Zbox AD12 under Ubuntu 12.10?

I have a new Zotac Zbox AD12 and everything worked fine after installation of Ubuntu 12.10, except for the intregrated Wifi and Bluetooth (Combo RT3290 Wifi + RT3298 BT) I have already managed to get ...
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Pair Apple Wireless Keyboard 3rd gen with Ubuntu 16.04?

I get continuously failed with bluetooth. Mighty mouse then again paired nicely. System: Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit Hardware: Macbook Air 2013-mid Keyboard: Apple Wireless Keyboard 3rd gen
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Connecting a logitech 360 mouse using 14.04

`i have a new microsoft 3600 mobile mouse. I've paired it successfully, but am unable to "turn on" the connection Here is a screenshot of my bluetooth gui]1 When I click on the "connection" button ...
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Can I use my computer as an A2DP receiver?

First, the problem: I'm using a Cowon MP3 player as my main music player with basic earplugs. It offers A2DP & I'd like to have my netbook (running UNE 10.04) act as receiver. Some resources on ...
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how to setup a Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)

Bluetooth setup docs seem a bit dated; my device, but with a different chipset, is on the hardware support docs, however. thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ hciconfig hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB ...
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Crontab script error

I edited a crontab with the command sudo crontab -e and I inserted the line */1 * * * * /home/user/Desktop/bt.sh >> /home/user/logroot.txt 2>&1 The script contains: #!/bin/bash pkexec ...
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Send a file via bluetooth every minute [duplicate]

I want to send a file.txt to another device using bluetooth every minute, how can I do it?
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Send file through bluetooth crontab

I want to send a file named read.txt using command: bluetooth-sendto. It works using the direct command on terminal bluetooth-sendto --device=MACADDR path/to/read.txt. I want to execute it with this ...
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Unable to use Bluetooth Speaker [closed]

In Ubuntu 14.04 everything was ok, but after upgrade to 16.04 I cant use my bluetooth speaker. System detects it, but when I try switch sound on spreaker, ubuntu just stop and I can do nothing until I ...
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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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bq M10: bluetooth keyboard and mouse at the same time?

According to the user manual: Remember you can only link to one device at a time via Bluetooth, whether a keyboard or mouse. The other device must be connected via USB. You can also connect to a ...
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hp laptop dv1000 bluetooth, can not use because I have no bluetooth adapter

I need to install a driver for blue-tooth on hp laptop dv1000, how can I do this? I am new to Ubuntu, trying to get away from windows os
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I want to send files from my phone to my Laptop and vice versa through Bluetooth. But the Bluetooth on my system doesn't work. When I turn on the Bluetooth switch in System Settings > Bluetooth, ...
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Can't create RFCOMM TTY: Address already in use

The following error occurs when I issue sudo rfcomm listen rfcomm0 Can't create RFCOMM TTY: Address already in use I received some serial Bluetooth data in a Python program beforehand. So, it ...
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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 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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cdc_acm not displaying device name for Bluetooth dongle

I am trying to use a Bluetooth dongle on my 64 bit Ubuntu 16, however I cannot get the device id/name of the Bluetooth dongle. After I insert the dongle, I check the dmesg: ~$ dmesg | tail [ 773....
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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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How do I get Logitech MX Anywhere 2 to work in 16.04 (Bluetooth smart)

New question following post Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse pairs but doesn't do anything Pairing and connecting via built-in bluetooth manager and blueman works. also via commandline: bluetoothctl ...
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Swapping Alt and Super keys with different Keyboard Layouts in 16.04

I have two keyboards I use regularly, one PC layout and one Mac layout. I would like the Alt and Super keys in the same position on each but they are reversed. I don't mind switching them manually ...
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Configuring automatic Bluetooth audio output via ALSA & command-line

I've got a Ubuntu 16.04 box on an Intel NUC for HTPC purposes (running Kodi). Most of the time it's outputting audio to the TV via HDMI (one day will be via a receiver) however occasionally I'd like ...
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USB Bluetooth doesn't reconnect after reboot

I have an Insignia USB bluetooth adapter and bluetooth mouse/keyboard. I can connect to them fine using bluman commands in terminal. However when I reboot, the devices loose connection immediately. ...