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 to fix Bluetooth related errors on boot

When I boot my laptop, I see on the screen the following messages: [ 5.307568] Bluetooth: Error in firmware loading err = -110,len = 448, size = 4096 [ 5.307601] Bluetooth: Loading patch file ...
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Bluetooth speaker: preferred mode “High fidelity playback” (A2DP) is not getting saved

I have a bluetooth speaker, Sony SRS-BTX300, which works in linux/ubuntu 13.04, but only after some fiddling. (Update Dec 2013: same problems remain in 13.10) I have to set the preferred bandwidth ...
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Ubuntu on Nexus 7 LTE - Bluetooth & LTE not working?

i installed Touch on a Neexus7 LTE - tablet. Using http://system-image.tasemnice.eu/i could get version, but no bluetooth or LTE. I also tried upgrading by making device write-enabled, but this worked ...
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ubuntun 14.04 not Detect Bluetooth Dongle

my ubuntu not detect bluetooth .. this is lsusb out : Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 003 Device ...
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How to connect a Samsung HM1100 bluetooth headset to the 14.04 bluetooth manager?

I am a young girl from Germany. My friend has just installed Xubunto 14.04 on my Dell Latitude 6400 laptop. I have a Samsung HM1100 bluetooth headset. I want to use it with applications like Skype. ...
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problems with bluetooth with my ASUS S551LB

I have a problem with my laptop asus S551LB with Ubuntu 14.04 when I initialize Ubuntu, appears a message like this: Bluetooth: error in firmware loading err = -110,len = 448, size = 4096 [..] ...
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error while browse phone using Bluetooth

i recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and connect my Nokia phone from "Bluetooth Menu -> Setup new device". when i click on "Browse files" a new window popup and show my phone contents but i can't copy ...
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Unable to enable Bluetooth 14.04

I'm unable to enable bluetooth. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I go to Settings > Bluetooth, this shows up: I can't click the switch to turn bluetooth on and off. Output of dmesg | grep Bluetooth ...
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Unable to connect to wifi or bluetooth on 14.04

I've been using Ubuntu for a long time, no problems until a few days ago. I was installing the Arduino IDE through the Ubuntu Software Center and suddenly the installation got stuck displaying ...
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No Bluetooth adapter. “hciconfig” showing no output.ubuntu14.10

I installed ubuntu 14.10, bluetooth is not being displayed in the menu bar the application says "no bluetooth adpter found" output of rfkill list all is: 0: phy0: Wireless ...
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HP slim bluetooth keyboard connection failed

I just got the Hewlett Packard Slim Bluetooth Keyboard (KT-1281) and a corresponding HP BT Mouse. While the mouse is quickly connected and works smoothly on Ubuntu 12.04, the keyboard is detected, but ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Dual Shock 4 Controller Setup?

How do I get the touchpad of Sony's Dual Shock 4 Controller working? Also how can I get this thing to work in Source Engine games? The buttons work but the Joysticks do not!
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Sound from bluetooth speaker seems to freeze often and is out of sync with the video

Computer Model: Dell Inspiron N5050 (laptop). Version of Ubuntu: Have checked in Ubuntu 13.10 and 13.04 Model of Bluetooth speaker: Bose Soundlink mini bluetooth speaker Description of issue: Issue ...
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Stuck keys with bluetooth keyboard in Ubuntu 14.10

I just bought a bluetooth keyboard. I can pair with it OK from the indicator menu. However, I have two problems: Keys randomly get stuck on repeattttttttttttt when I'm typing "fast" (I'm composing ...
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13.04 Logitech bluetooth speaker adapter pairing but no mixer output

I had to change [General] Enable = Socket in /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf to get it to pair. But now that they are I don't get an output in pavucontrol. D: [pulseaudio] bluetooth-util.c: Registering ...
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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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How can I install a USB bluetooth dongle in Ubuntu 12.04?

I would like to use a USB bluetooth dongle on Ubuntu 12.04. I guess that I will have install some drivers first. So where do I get those? Are there any universal bluetooth drivers? Do I have to do ...
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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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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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Ubuntu doesn't detect my Bluetooth receiver, how to fix it?

Read first This is a Canonical question that will be signpost to solve Bluetooth issues. Please, whenever any of this answers does not fix your issue, provide the same information as this ...
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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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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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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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How to activate Bluetooth on HP 15 notebook, using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

Please help. I cant activate Bluetooth on my HP laptop. Problem - no Bluetooth adapters found. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, Intel Celeron, HP 15 Notebook. I already installed the Bluetooth ...
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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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Extending Python lightblue module to use multiple bluetooth dongles

I'm using the lightblue module and pybluez to send files via bluetooth to obex protocol object push. But I need to use multiple bluetooth dongles (3 and more) to send files to multiple devices (20 and ...
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14.10: Bluetooth connection always fails first time

When I power on my Bose Soundlink external speaker, it automatically connects to my laptop. But, it then errors out. This is an example log of starting the bluetooth deamon and powering on the ...
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Enable Bluetooth on Gigabyte GC-WB300D PCI-e card in Unbuntu 14.10

Struggling to enable bluetooth on the combo wifi/bluetooth Gigabyte GC-WB300D pci-e card in Ubuntu 14.10. The link indicates that it uses ath3k. Here is the output from lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: ...
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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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Bluetooth on Easynote te69bm not working (LTS 14.04)

I'm just starting using Ubuntu, so the issue could be a piece of cake but I have no idea of how to solve it As I wrote in the title, my bluetooth is not working. Seems to be activated (bluetooth and ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and bluez-5.8 configure: error: systemd system unit directory is required

I am installing bluez 5.8 on Ubuntu 13.40 and while running ./configure, I am getting this error message. checking systemd system unit dir... configure: error: systemd system unit directory is ...
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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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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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My Asus X451CA laptop bluetooth driver and touchpad driver is not working as the should

When I try to scroll with my touch pad it becomes very slow and inconsistent. My Bluetooth shows that it is disabled. What can I do to make my Bluetooth and touch pad work properly?
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Bluetooth not working in Lenovo G510

My problem is that my laptop don't see any devices via Bluetooth, like my smartphone. I turned visible on my phone on. I don't have any soft/hard block on bt. I using Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 Sorry for my ...
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Bluetooth (Atheros AR5BBU22) not working

Bluetooth can't see devices. In Windows 7 working properly. Ubuntu 12.04 and 11.10 lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Wi-fi on my HP pavilion dv6 laptop is not working neither is bluetooth

After i formatted my hard drive my all wireless connection are not working. i'm suppose to make a recovery disc before formatting my hard drive. which i forgot. now i can't use my wireless network ...
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Reverse Scroll (natural scroll) on a bluetooth mouse

I have a sculpt touch mouse from Microsoft and the reverse mode works well on the touchpad but on the mouse it doesn't work well. Just tried to install the natural scroll app but just a few apps can ...
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Bluetooth not finding any devices on 12.10

When I switch on my bluetooth and search for devices my laptop doesn't find any even though there's plenty in the area. Most likely this is because of drivers that are missing. So what I want to know ...
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how to install Wifi and Bluetooth drivers in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I am using HP Pavilion 15 -no11tu which has been awarded the status of Enabled for Ubuntu. When Ubuntu was shipped with my hp laptop,Everything worked fine including WiFi,webcam and Bluetooth. Some ...
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Bluetooth with Centrino Advanced-N 6235 on Ubuntu 14.04

The hardware is present: $ lspci | grep Centrino 04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev 24) And the Bluetooth, iwlwifi, and iwldvm modules get loaded: $ lsmod ...
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Bluetooth unable to start on Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried to start Bluetooth on HP Pro-book 4540s but failed. I tried to define it but can't do it. ~$ dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 19.667724] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 19.667754] Bluetooth: ...
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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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Bluetooth mouse cant connect after reboot

I have Microsoft Sculpt BT Mouse , I could set up my mouse , and it worked , but after reboot ,it's not working anymore I clicked connect under the bluetooth menu with my touchpad , but it cant ...
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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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MPD with pulseaudio

I have recently made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10 and once again I am left with trouble with MPD. I think I had managed to fix it last time, but I am not sure how. My issue is to be able to use an ...
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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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bluetooth audio transfer bodhi

I have an acer c720 runningo bodhi. I have blueman(toothman?) as a bluetooth manager installed, and have a bluetooth adapter meant for accepting audio to play in a stereo. I can recognize the ...
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What is causing my Intel 7260 bluetooth device to disconnect when I unblock it with rfkill?

SOLUTION: The problem appears to be that the Bluetooth module does not work well with xHCI in Linux. There is a BIOS setting labeled "XHCI PRE-BOOT MODE", which must be set to "Disabled". If it is ...