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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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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Prevent gnome power manager from showing keyboard battery

My gnome toolbar shows a battery indicator which is always wrong. I recently figured out why; as when clicked it shows both my internal battery status and my keyboard status as two separate items: ...
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How to use a computer as a bluetooth headset?

I have very little bluetooth expertize. All I want to do is to occasionally be able to use my computer's speakers and microphone for phone conversations. I don't want to use a bluetooth headset. All ...
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Is Bluez (bluetoothd) not sending DBUS method_call SelectConfiguration upon Connection? If so, how do I catch it?

UPDATE : not solved yet, but part of a solution. See below. I am attempting to connect my iPod or other smart device to my laptop (Kubuntu 13.10) via bluetooth and stream a2dp-encoded music to a ...
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System starts up slowly with errors including bluetooth timeout

I have tried several solutions posted in the possible duplicate, but It does not work for me for the bluetooth timeout part, and my system have more problems than that. See details at the end of this ...
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Receiving Bluetooth Files from Nexus 7

I have successfully paired and connected my Nexus 7 with my Ubuntu 12.04 PC. I have successfully sent files from the PC to my Android device, but when I try to send files from Android to Ubuntu, the ...
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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 - Bluetooth - No adapters found

Post Ubuntu 15.10 upgrade from 15.04, there was no more Bluetooth adapter found. I tried to install Bluetooth Manager but it didn't help me set up my devices. I found out the following post (Ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth not working properly, fix fully broke it

I have ubuntu 15.04 on a dell E7450 and I had successfully paired my phone and wanted to pair some wireless headphones, however it refused to find them (my phone paired with headphones fine). I ...
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How to connect to Wacom Bamboo Spark?

I bought a "Wacom Bamboo Spark" and a "Bluetooth Low Energy" / "Bluetooth Smart" capable USB dongle. With "hcitool lescan" I find the Wacom tablet and can even connect to it for a short period. But I ...
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PS4 Controller won't stay connected

I'm trying to connect my DualShock 4 Controller to my Ubuntu-box. As I'm running 15.04 I have been lead to believe that this should be possible "natively". When my controller is in pairing mode my PC ...
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Bluetooth stopped working suddenly

I am not able to see bluetooth symbol on the panel. I checked with Unity Tweak Tool and there is a tick mark for bluetooth. Further, I ran the command sudo service bluetooth status and it gave ...
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14.04 bluetooth headset won't save a2dp setting

Since updating to ubuntu 14.04, every time my bluetooth device goes idle or I turn it off then back on, it defaults to the Telephony setting and I cannot get it to default to a2dp. I have searched ...
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Ralink RT3290 Bluetooth drivers (14.04)

So, has anybody gotten the RA3290 Bluetooth adapter working [for 14.04]? I've seen plenty of posts here, and tried all of them, and nothing works. Interestingly enough, I had the damn thing working ...
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Buetooth not working on 14.04, not shown in lspci or lsusb

I have a problem with bluetooth on a lenovo G50-70 running 14.04 with kernel 3.16 Can turn bluetooth on and off from the system tray, but it doesn't seem to activate the actual device. I've ...
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Bluetooth mouse produces characters while scrolling in 12.04/14.10/15.10

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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Complete removal of all bluetooth related packages

I have a poorly powered netbook and I would like to safely "trim the fat" from my 14.04 install. What I'm looking to do is remove all traces of bluetoothd (a service that does not seem to want to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth does not function, can not establish an Audio Sink connection

I have tried remedies describe in questions relating to "No A2DP streaming audio to Bluetooth headsets" on various Ubuntu version. NONE worked. After following re-loading of bluez and pulseaudio ...
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Bluetooth tethering breaks DNS routing

Every time I use bluetooth to tether (via DUN) to my Samsung phone the DNS information is forced into other connections (WIFI/Ethernet). Turning off the connection (and bluetooth) doesn't seem to fix ...
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Cannot send files through bluetooth from mobile phone to laptop

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my laptop. Ubuntu detects bluetooth, and I can also send a file from Ubuntu laptop to my mobile phone (Nokia xpressMusic). But, I am unable to send files from ...
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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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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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Bluetooth not responding 16.04

My bluetooth is not responding again: I Got this: javier@JavUBU:~$ dmesg | grep -i blue [ 1.785223] usb 3-4: Product: RT Bluetooth Radio [ 19.167891] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.21 [ 19.167911] ...
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A2DP and Bluetooth issue upon reconnecting

I have a pesky issue on Ubuntu 16.04 with my bluetooth adapter and my BT Headset (Bluedio). When I first pair the device with my PC the headset does works fine and I can listen to everything with A2DP ...
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ubuntu 16.04 bluetooth mx5000 logitech keyboard mouse NOT working

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 using a cable keyboard and mouse because my mx5000 logitech bluetooth keyboard and mouse was not working during the instalation . After installation completed and got ...
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Headphones randomly turn off and music dies

I have been experiencing a strange problem with my Nokia BH-503 Bluetooth Headset. I will be listening to music or watching YouTube or something and Randomly the audio will just cut out and all videos ...
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Bluetooth audio doesn't work - Ubuntu Gnome

I'm having problems regarding a bluetooth speaker. It does connect with the system, in the bluetooth setting I can see that the device is connected, but I can not see the option to select external ...
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No Bluetooth Adapter Found in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using HP Pavilion G6 laptop. And I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and before that I was using Ubuntu 14.04. But I can't use my Bluetooth as there is no adapter present. Output of rfkill and ...
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Can't swith my bluetooth headset to A2DP by default

Every time I try to connect my bluetooth headset (SHB7150) the sound option is switched to HSP by default. If i try to change to A2DP, the sound config window switch and I cannot play any type of ...
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Connecting a Bluetooth 4.0 LE mouse (Microsoft mobile mouse 3600)

I'm trying to connect a Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Mouse 3600 in Ubuntu 15.10. I first tried connecting through unity-control-center. This would discover the device, but fail to connect every time. ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluez5 Broadcom BCM20702A0

So I recently upgraded to Bluez5 by building the package from source via these instructions: How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? However now upon boot I get the following ...
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Can't hear over Bluetooth headset

On my ubuntu phone when connected to Bluetooth headset or "hands free" in the car at the time of the call I can't hear the caller and he cannot hear me (The device successfully mated). I tried to ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no wifi, Bluetooth, USB, sound

I have a laptop dell vostro 3560. It had Ubuntu 15.04, but after a fresh install of ubuntu 15.10, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB ports and sound don't work. I have wired internet connection though. $ lspci ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth problem on Lenovo

Hej guys, yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 13. This is the first time that I use Linux, so my experience in using Linux is not the best. My problem is that my built in bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth not working on Acer E3-111

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 running as the sole OS on the hard drive, with kernel version 3.13.0-61.100-generic. System Testing tells me it has a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565/AR9565 Wireless Subsystem on-board. ...
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14.04 bluetooth lag (latency, delay) and skipping

i came across: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/405294 Pulseaudio not detecting bluetooth headset automatically How to get a consistent bluetooth audio playback? (didn't ...
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How to connect the Logitech K810 keyboard to my Ubuntu phone?

I've got an BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition and I'm trying to connect the Logitech K810 bluetooth keyboard to it. This is probably also relevant to the K480, K811 and other Logitech bluetooth keyboards. ...
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How to disable bluebooth mouse battery on Power Indicator

I use Ubuntu 14.04v on my HP ENVY 14 (14-k030TX) Power Indicator contains my Bluetooth mouse's battery but it's wrong , and it will an average of the battery level on my Power Indicator, so the ...
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hcitool scan does not find my bluetooth device

I have a small device that has a bluetooth chip. I can see it through the GUI System Settings > Bluetooth, when adding and discovering a new bluetooth device nearby, but every time I try this command ...
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Bluetooth music playback slow and choppy

How do you diagnose slow choppy sound playback with Bluetooth headsets on Ubuntu 14.04? My headset worked perfectly on 12.04, but after I upgraded to 14.04, I can still pair just fine and select the ...
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Laggy/jumpy/erratic bluetooth mouse in Ubuntu 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) on a DELL XPS 13 (model 9343, BIOS A03) notebook. I use a DELL bluetooth mouse but sometimes it behaves erratically (laggy, jumpy). What could be causing that? Is ...
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Bluetooth controller connects/disconnects spamming system logs

I'm running one of the new Broadwell NUCs under 15.04. Bluetooth has been "fine" for the last few weeks (didn't use it beyong testing it with a BT mouse). Yesterday I started seeing continuous spam ...
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Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, Bluetooth file shareing

How is it possible to send an file for example in image to another phone with Bluetooth. I managed to pair my phone with another phone through Bluetooth but I was not able to send an image file in ...
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Magic Mouse Disconnects

I have a magic mouse on my Ubuntu 14.04.2 system. It works pretty well, except it disconnects for no reason, and reconnects a minute later. Unsure why this is occurring. I changed the batteries in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Intel Wireless 7260 - Bluetooth not working

I just installed the new wireless card, connected via Ethernet and Ubuntu recognized the new card, it recognized the card and installed the software and the WiFi on 2.4 and 5GHz started working ...
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How to get bluetooth serial port tx/rx buffers status?

The problem comes from that I have to send data via bluetooth serial port from a tiny robot to my laptop at baudrate 115200, robot sends 32-bytes packet every 10ms (100 times per second). Transmission ...
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Not able to search for bluetooth devices in Thinkpad

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my thinkpad e440. Neither any of my other android devices able to detect my laptop nor my laptop is able to detect them, with visibility set ON. lspci -nnk | grep -...
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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 ...