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I'm unable to enable bluetooth. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I go to Settings > Bluetooth, this shows up:

http://i.stack.imgur.com/isdvi.png

I can't click the switch to turn bluetooth on and off.

Output of dmesg | grep Bluetooth

[ 29.412813] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.16
[ 29.412828] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized
[ 29.412836] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer initialized
[ 29.412838] Bluetooth: L2CAP socket layer initialized
[ 29.412842] Bluetooth: SCO socket layer initialized
[ 29.415260] Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
[ 29.415263] Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast
[ 29.415272] Bluetooth: BNEP socket layer initialized
[ 29.415974] Bluetooth: RFCOMM TTY layer initialized
[ 29.415984] Bluetooth: RFCOMM socket layer initialized
[ 29.415985] Bluetooth: RFCOMM ver 1.11

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Install the Bluetooth drivers -

sudo apt-get install bluez bluez-alsa bluez-audio bluez-btsco bluez-compat bluez-cups bluez-dbg bluez-gstreamer bluez-hcidump bluez-pcmcia-support bluez-tools bluez-utils python-bluez bluewho indicator-bluetooth libbluetooth-dev libgnome-bluetooth11 libbluetooth3

Edit the rc.local file -

sudo nano /etc/rc.local

Add the following line -

rfkill unblock bluetooth

Reboot the system and check again.

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