Questions tagged [blueman]

Blueman is a GTK+ Bluetooth Manager. Blueman is designed to provide a simple yet effective means for controlling BlueZ API and simplifying Bluetooth tasks.

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“bluetooth not found. plugin dongle” in ubuntu 20.04

my laptop is dell latitude E5430. i just downloaded ubuntu 20.04. i uninstalled windows and installed ubuntu while booting. i even downloaded blueman bluetooth manager. in windows, it used to work ...
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Bluetooth is disabled on Ubuntu 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 (as dual-boot). At first, I couldn't get the wifi and the bluetooth to work. After doing some research, installing this driver solved my wifi problem. However, the ...
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Device Bluetooth 9460/9560 don't connect JBL TUNE500BT Headset on Ubuntu 20.04

I've been trying to make my JBL TUNE500BT Headset work on Ubuntu 20.04, installed on Dell Vostro 5490, for two weeks, without success. When connecting the Headset, the service even finds the device, ...
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Bluetooth Earbuds Issue on Ubuntu

I have a pair of earbuds that r not working with my ubuntu setup. The earbuds work fine on mobile devices (android/ios) and Windows machines. Ever since I shifted to Linux they stopped working. I ...
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Not working when press apply in blueman

Exception: g-dbus-error-quark: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Failed: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/blueman/main/DbusService.py", line 124,...
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Bluetooth does not work since installing Lubuntu 20.04 LTS

After a clean install of Lubuntu 20.04 I am unable to get Bluetooth to work. I have tried repair posted by Nam Nguyen answered May 11 '20 at 2:59 Ubuntu 20.04 bluetooth not working. His post relates ...
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Bluetooth devices instantly getting disconnected or not providing audio

Some necessary background: About a month ago I changed my daily driver from Windows to Ubuntu. I am using 20.04 LTS. neofetch On my daily Zoom calls however, people were constantly complaining that my ...
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Bluetooth crashes from time to time [more below] Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and 20.10

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R 5537, the chip that came with it was not AC compliant, so I replaced it by the Intel Wireless-AC 7260HMW, I knew support has been recently added for this card. The problem ...
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Bluetooth speakers say connected but will not work in Ubuntu 20.04

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 20.04 & Windows 10. My Bluetooth Steenssen speakers work on Windows automatically and used to work on Ubuntu. As soon as I reboot to Ubuntu the solid blue ...
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How can I get bluetooth working again in 20.04.1 and connect a ps3 controller via usb?

My bluetooth stopped working in 20.04.1 after running a bunch of commands trying to connect a ps3 controller last night Here's the list of commands I ran from cat ~/.bash_history: sudo apt-get install ...
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Changing Network Settings with Blueman Bluetooth Manager (ev3dev Lego Mindstorms)

When trying to change the IP Adress in the Blueman Bluetooth Manager I get an error (see screenshot). It's probably something simple like a missing package I can't identify. Use Case: changing the IP-...
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Blueman tray crashes on Ubuntu Studio 20.04 session start

When starting a session, an "Ubuntu 20.04 internal error" dialogue pops up. The details reveal a blueman-tray crash due to the file /home/username/.cache/blueman.tray-1000 not being found. ...
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Bluetooth Headset Microphone Ubuntu 20.04

I have the bluetooth headset DEXP BT-212, which has a microphone. I run Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop: Huawei Matebook D. First of all I connect the headset to the laptop using Blueman. The result is that ...
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Bluetooth audio not working correctly after pausing video/music

I am new to Ubunto and using the 20.4 version on a Mac pro 13 late 2011. I am having an issue with bluetooth audio connection. I connect my headphone to the computer, watch videos on youtube (for ...
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“Failed to change profile to headset_head_unit” after forced restart

I was recording a video using my laptop(kubuntu 18.04) and my Bluetooth hands-frees but all of a sudden the screen stopped and i could not do anything, so I restarted the laptop while hands-frees were ...
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System crash when I connect Bluetooth headphones, due to blueman-assistant and blueman-manager

My system crashes when I connect my Bluetooth headphones and I need to hard reboot. I found files related to blueman-assistant and blueman-manager in /var/crash What should I do to avoid these ...
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Bluetooth spam messages and suddenly turn off and on in the middle of a section. Any ideia how can I solve?

I'm using Ubuntu focal 20.04, bluez version 5.53, blueman 2.1.2-1, and the bluetooth firmware is atheros AR3012. My devices, mouse LE and headset, keep disconnecting in the middle of a section, ...
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Bluetooth devices are not showing in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and i also intalled third party softwares during the time of OS installation. Bluetooth drivers are downloaded and bluetooth option is showing and it is turning ...
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Prevent automatic connection of Bluetooth headphones

I am looking for a better way to control my Bluetooth headphone: I have headphones that I am using with both my Android phone and my Ubuntu laptop. When I am in the proximity of my laptop, the ...
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Bluetooth service not starting automatically

Whenever I run this command It shows an error showing that Bluetooth adapters were not installed... sudo blueman-manager When I run this command and run Blueman-manger again it works properly. sudo /...
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How to set default profile for bluetooth headset?

Kubuntu 20.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad. I recently bought an entry level Sony Bluetooth headset (WH-CH500) for the express purpose of audio- and video-conferencing. It all works flawlessly except for one ...
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Bluetooth— Blueman Assisstant ( No Adapters found)

I got a new Bluetooth USB adapter and connected to my PC (no a laptop) working with Ubuntu 18.04. My computer does not have any bluetooth device in it, so I bought a bluetooth adapter. When I ...
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Bluetooth pairing problems Ubuntu 20.04: Failed to pair: org.bluez.Error.AuthenticationRejected

Installed today Ubuntu 20.04 on my Laptop on a second partition. Unfortunately my Bluetooth suddenly stopped its service and won't connect to my Mouse and Keyboard. I tried this here and also tried to ...
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Why bluetooth audio stops, then starts again (log file clearly shows the two states)

My system is Lenovo G50 with Ubuntu 20.04 64bit (8Gb RAM). After a fresh install of the OS I had bluetooth issue like always. This time I somehow managed to get the bt mouse and the bt headphones to ...
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HSP/HFP with 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)

I have the following Problem: I have a headset which I want to connect via bluetooth - No problem (A2DP is just fine). But if I try to switch to the HSP/HFP profile I can't do this. It results in the ...
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“Alternate browser” to have Bluez/Blueman support browsing files in a mobile

Situation Using Ubuntu 16.04 I managed to activate the connection between a desktop computer and a Nokia 206 (with Bluetooth standard 2.1 EDR) mobile via a Bluetooth dongle. Please take note: The ...
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blueman audio profile w/ headset: HSP/HFP no quality playback - A2DP no mic

Is it possible to run best of both worlds: A2DP audio quality and HSP/HFP microphone How to do it with blueman on ubuntu 20.04?
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18.04 MATE Auto-accept all files when receiving by Bluetooth from device (phone)

Background / use case I photographed 24 paper documents with my Android phone. Each photo is around 8MB (I am planning to resize them later). I marked all of them in my gallery app and used "share ->...
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Ubuntu 19.10 - Issues with bluetooth connecting then immediately disconnecting

When I was on Ubuntu 18.04 I had the same issue, and after trying multiple thing online (related to bluez) I was able to make it work. But I had to reinstall that Ubuntu and install a new Ubuntu 19....
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Bluez stuck at high CPU and bluetooth not working

I am trying to get bluetooth running according to https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Bluetooth/Einrichtung/. However, as soon as I install bluez, the process bluetoothd takes very high CPU share and wont ...
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Not possible to connect to A2DP

I've got headset SONY that I cannot set to A2DP profile. I've read many questions about that but nothing seems to work. It connects fine via BT, I'm using blueman and Pulse Audio Volume Controle. But ...
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a2dp-sink profile connect failed

When I was using GNOME, my bluetooth devices worked fine. But now I've moved to i3 and use blueman. When I try to connect to any headphone, blueman throws blueman.bluez.errors.DBusFailedError: ...
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Cannot connect to wireless Bluetooth speaker, Ubuntu LTS 18.04

The Bluetooth speaker is visible as a device from my laptop, however if I try to connect to the device through the Bluetooth GUI interface nothing happens. All it does is say "Not Set Up" next to the ...
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Bluetooth is neither scanning devices nor visible in 18.04

Today only I installed Ubuntu 18.04 but I am facing issue of Bluetooth. Everything seems to be fine in it but while scanning, process continues for infinite time and not able to scan any device and ...
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Low Signal Strength of Bluetooth in Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in my HP 15 laptop. Initially there were no wifi drivers, so I installed the rtlwifi_new after reading some threads on internet (worked like a charm) but there is a ...
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Disable “Handsfree” and “Headset” profiles for specific bluetooth device?

I have Sony's WH1000XM2 Bluetooth headphones. Unfortunately , with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, the only connection procedure that works is as follows: Turn on the headphones. The headphones connect, but to all ...
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There is no bluetooth device in hcitool dev or rfkill or blueman

I cannot find a Bluetooth device to connect to, as a result, blueman does not work, and I can't figure out what the problem is. The weird thing is I cant even find a bluetooth device to begin with, ...
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How to suppress Authorization Request notifications?

I have connected with a Bluetooth speaker through blueman(-applet). All works fine, however I get a perpetual desktop notification about an authorization request. I don't see a way to respond to ...
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Bluetooth bluez and blueman-applet Xubuntu 18.04

I have a basic and fully updated install of Xubuntu 18.04, and bluetooth doesn't work properly. If I try to turn it off in the xfce panel (blueman-applet), nothing happens. If I exit the applet, it of ...
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bluetooth connection: host is down

I'm on ubuntu 17.10 and trying to connect my bluetooth headset QCY-Q19. it's able to pair but whenever I try to connect I get this error Connection Failed: blueman.bluez.errors.DBusFailedError: Host ...
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Apple keyboard a1016, pairing fails

I cannot pair a wireless a1016 Apple keyboard to my Dell XPS laptop which runs Ubuntu 17.10. I've seen these threads, instructions from them don't help in my case: Pair Apple Wireless Keyboard 3rd ...
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Bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I've been messing up with my laptop's bluetooth. It never worked and I had written tons of lines to try to make it work, but none of them made it functional... I don't know what happens, and lately I ...
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Blueman-manager can't detect devices Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have installed blueman and all dependencies, but in the blueman-manager app I can not find any device, any idea? System Information Manufacturer: Sony Corporation Product Name: SVF1521C4E ...
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Xubuntu 17.04 bluetooth unable to transfer files (transfer settings grayed out), gnome-user-share not an option [duplicate]

Since upgrade to 17.04 I am unable to properly set-up receiving files via bluetooth, because in the "transfer settings" everything is grayed out. It used to work just fine before. What can be done to ...
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Bluetooth applet (also Blueman) blinking in and out of existence

OS: ubuntu 16.04 LTS My laptop's bluetooth is winking in and out of existence, seemingly at random. I noticed at first when my bluetooth speakers turned off. Upon inspection the applet itself is ...
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No “Local Services” menu item in Bluetooth Manager

I need to set up ssh connection to a device over bluetooth on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. There are many tutorials describing how to achieve this, but they refer to a "Local Services" menu item under the "View" ...
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Blueman connection error (bluetooth issue)

When trying to connect my bluetooth headphones to my computer using blueman I get the following error. Connection Failed: blueman.bluez.errors.DBusFailedError: Resource temporarily ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 can't find bluetooth devices [duplicate]

Recently got a new laptop and successfully installed Ubuntu on it. However, unlike my other debian laptops, this one seems unable to discover my bluetooth headset. I tried using bluetoothctl: power ...
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Files received via Bluetooth with root as the owner

I have an Ubuntu Studio 16.10 with Cinnamon. I can't receive files via Bluetooth from my phone so that I be the owner of those files: when both blueman-applet and obexd are run by me, I can enable ...
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Bluetooth “No adaptor found” in 16.04.1 LTS 64-bit

After an update routine, my bluetooth adapter has disappeared My ubuntu: I'm not an expert in "ppas" and packages... but, may be here the problem? Edited: 'lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb' albert@...