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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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My bluetooth is not working, it is not turning ON, i ran sudo apt update and upgrade and it shows the following error. How can I fix this?UBUNTU 22.04

I tried turning on the Bluetooth, but it is not working. I tried sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade and it shows the following error
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Make sudo modprobe rtbth auto load at start-up

I have to enter sudo modprobe rtbth every time to get my Bluetooth to work properly otherwise Bluetooth menu options are greyed out and do not work. I have added modprobe rtbth into autostart LXQT ...
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Huawei FreeBuds 4i - cannot connect to Ubuntu 22.04

I am using ubuntu 22.04 and I am trying to pair it with my bluetooth headphones: huawei freebuds 4i. I have tried restarting pulseaudio and everything suggested here bluetoothctl > scan on or ...
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JBL LIVE PRO 2 TWS-LE pairs but not showing up as an input/output

My Ubuntu 22.04LTS Laptop (Precision 7670 w/Intel Bluetooth Device) has no issues connecting to and using Bluetooth devices until I tried to pair the latest JBL LIVE PRO 2 TWS-LE earbuds with it. ...
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DBus Setup Fails, Connection Cannot Own The Service "org.bluez"

I want to use bluetooth, but it's not working. I've traced the problem to the result of bluetoothd: D-Bus setup failed: Connection ":1.88" is not allowed to own the service "org.bluez&...
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Bluetooth latency too high

Bluetooth latency too is high. I have 3 bluetooth devices connected. When 2 is connected, its working fine but not with 3 devices. Laptop: Asus ROG Devices: MX Master 3, MX Keys & JBL Home Theater....
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Lenovo Bluetooth Mouse Freezes During Use

Help! I bought my wife the mouse of her dreams, and it doesn't work correctly. It pairs without any issue and never disconnects, but at some point during use (after 5-30 minutes), it completely stops ...
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Installed blueman. Now Ubuntu won't boot

I was trying to get my Jabra earbuds to work. Installed blueman for help. Now when I switch on my computer, it takes me straight to command line. So far I have tried the following: I removed blueman ...
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Bluetooth devices not connecting and error messages in 22.04.1

My bluetooth connections are very sporadic and I often get different error messages in blueman while trying to connect to paired devices. One of them is 'Connection Failed: Input/output error' and ...
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blueman manager does not start on Ubuntu 22.04 - Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I upgraded recently from 20.04 to 22.04 When I select "Devices" in the Blueman-applet, nothing happens: the Devices panel does not appear. I tried launching blueman-manager from terminal and ...
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Bluetooth connection error

I have HP laptop notebook 245-G4. After installing Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS, my device initially connected to Bluetooth successfully. However, after rebooting, the Bluetooth in my device is turned on but ...
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bluetooth issue i7 3rd gen ubuntu 20.04lts

alpharays@alpharays-pc:~$ sudo systemctl enable bluetooth.service Synchronizing state of bluetooth.service with SysV service script with /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install. Executing: /lib/systemd/...
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bluetooth headphones disconnect and reconnect every 30 mins on ubuntu 22.04 when upgraded from 20.04

My Bluetooth headphones keep disconnecting and reconnecting every 20-30 minutes. It has been quite annoying, I've tried to search for solutions, but sadly none of them seems to work, I'm new to Linux ...
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Bluetooth headphones keep disconnecting

I'm trying to connect Sony WH-CH510 to Ubuntu 22.04. Pairing works OK, but connecting never resolves - I get a "Connected" message, but after a minute it disconnects again, and the ...
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Bluez daemon is not running

Sorry to ask this question again, I have browsed all the similar posts and tried a few of the suggestions without any luck. When I try to connect to the Bluetooth manager I get this result. Details ...
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Problem setting up auto-connect for Bluetooth headphones

I am a new lubuntu user first time installing lubuntu 20.4 on a windows 10 2gb ram and 32 HDD crappy laptop after clean installing as primary os everything seems to be working correctly except having ...
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How can I force Bluetooth Manager to restart after suspend?

I am running 20.04.3 LTS. When I start my machine, Bluetooth Manager starts as expected and I can connect to Bluetooth devices can connect. In my power settings I have "Bluetooth can be turned ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.3 Intermittent bluetooth connections

I'm facing intermittent bluetooth connection issues where I can connect a device on startup and after a while (30mins) the connection will be degraded (skipping/jittery). If I then disconnect the ...
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Able to connect my TWS:Oppo buds to Ubuntu LTS 20.04 BUT they are not being detected as audio devices, they work smooth with my smartphone and windows

Please help, I am unable to watch my university lectures. Bluetooth shows my buds are connected Under Sound Settings - input and output devices doesn't detect my bluetooth earbuds Yesterday, these ...
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unable to install blueman on ubuntu 20.04 while bluetooth not working [duplicate]

after installation of ubuntu 20.04 on my old asus (x550vb) laptop my bluetooth is not working. I have dualboot with windows and bluetooth is working fine there. What I found that bluetooth package ...
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Problem using Bluetooth usb dongle

I've bought a Bluetooth USB which works ok in Windows (dual boot), but not in my Ubuntu. $ sudo systemctl status bluetooth.service ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/lib/...
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Bluetooth stopped connecting

I was using my wireless earbuds on Ubuntu (20.04) without any problems for a month, but yesterday they got disconnected abruptly and nothing won't connect to the bluetooth. In regular bluetooth ...
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blueman-manager not starting

Bluetooth was not working on my Ubuntu 20.04. So after reading some other answers on this forum and installing some packages, when I run blueman-manager it doesn't start and gives the this error. The ...
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After upgrade to 21.10 bluetooth headphones auto-connect with audioprofile off

After upgrade to 21.10 I am experiencing problems with my Bluetooth headphones. When they auto-connect no sound comes from the headphones, only laptop internal speakers. I can disconnect the ...
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All other bluetooth audio devices work except Nothing ear(1) tws on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I am able to connect my TWS(Nothing ear 1) to Ubuntu but they are not detected as audio devices. It works fine for all other speakers and bluetooth headphones. What might be the issue?
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) --> Blueman

I am trying to install xubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS system running on Windows 10. I first met the error: tasksel: apt-get failed (100). Following other threads I ran sudo apt update and sudo ...
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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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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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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 isn't used as audio input device on 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 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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