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I upgraded recently from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 on my HP spectre laptop. Among a lot of other problems, there is the annoying behavior that Bluetooth and WiFi are both soft-blocked after a restart. rfkill list produces

0: hci0: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: yes
    Hard blocked: no
1: phy0: Wireless LAN
    Soft blocked: yes
    Hard blocked: no

While I am able to turn on Wireless, nothing happens, when I toggle the Bluetooth switch. I can enable both with rfkill unblock all, but at the next startup both are soft-blocked again. Additionally, if I unblock both, Bluetooth is turned on, but now I can't turn it off anymore. Not sure, if this is related, but I also don't have the usual Bluetooth icon in the tray area, although I was able to revive all other icons after the upgrade.
Is there any long-term solution for this problem?

If any additional hardware/software information is required, please ask.

P.S.: I have seen this permanent solution, but under /etc/defaultI did not find any file tlp to edit.

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Since there were a lot of other problems with GNOME apart from this one (e.g., suspend wasn't working, icons didn't appear), I use again UNITY instead of GNOME. It is easy - during login, you can choose. There is a little cog wheel next to "Sign-In" that allows you to select "Unity", "Ubuntu (Gnome)", "Ubuntu on Wayland", or "Plasma (KDE)".

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