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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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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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Bluetooth can't seek devices

No devices are found with bluetooth, all appropriate software are installed (blueman, bluez, pulse bluetooth module), so I'm not missing anything on that front. However I do think the problem is ...
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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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How can I make bluetooth to work on HP250 with Kubuntu 17.10?

I installed blueman and I used to start Bluetooth by running sudo modprobe bluetooth. Now Bluetooth is not detected anymore, even after running sudo modprobe bluetooth. How can I enable it again? ...
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Cannot pair bluetooth designer mouse with ubuntu 16.04 due to bluez AuthenticationTimeout error

Having bought a new low-energy bluetooth designer mouse recently, I was unable to connect it to my new hp pavilion. Judging by the amount of threads problems with bluetooth connection on ubuntu are no ...
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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 rfcomm port increments number everytime the same bluetooth device is connected

I connect my Bluetooth device(HC05) to my laptop using blueman-manager. The device is set as trusted and I connect using the option "connect to serial port". Every-time I connect it connects it to ...
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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@...
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UE Boom 2 sound quality with laptop is awful

today I updated the firmware of my UE Boom 2 and ever since I noticed a huge drop in sound quality while using my laptop. My mobile phone works as fine before, but it's awful with the laptop. Any help ...
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Color config defaults to blue tint on startup?

Running Ubuntu 16.04. All images are "smurfed" (not just video)!?! First letter of Google is orange when I open any browser. Here's what I have tried so far: Reset color config (default), then ...
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“Audio Sync” not working with bluetooth speakers

The issue I have is that, when trying to connect my bluetooth to my laptop (under Xubuntu 16.04), the speakers pair well, but once they are paired, I go on to click on "Audio sink", and I immediately ...
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Bluetooth tethering in Crouton with bnep [closed]

ChromeOS does not support Bluetooth tethering. This is a pity since my C720 is designed to be used on-the-go, needs internet access, and Android doesn't leave WiFi hotspot on by default since it uses ...
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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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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my ASUS S200e laptop. Everything is working except the bluetooth - I cannot get my mouse connected. When I try to open Blueman, I get: "Bluez daemon not running" ...
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Blueman in Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to connect my Android phone via bluetooth to my computer's ethernet connection, but this seems not to work in Ubuntu 16.04 with blueman. I followed the steps in Internet connection sharing ...
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blueman vs network manager

Flavor: Lubuntu 16.04 At first: I am aware that there are numerous questions concerning a missing nm-applet icon in a lubuntu/lxde panel, but my case differs and I could not find one of the solutions ...
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How do I get my Bluetooth speaker to connect with my laptop?

When I try to connect my Bluetooth speaker to my new Asus TP500LB, Blueman-Applet gives the option to use a "random passkey" or not to connect, but no option to enter the passkey that my speaker gives ...
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Can I run Blueman from Command Line

Is it possible to use the command line to connect to a recent connection of the blueman-manager? The applet has the connection I need saved under "recent connections". Instead of using the mouse to ...
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How to pair Wiimote in Ubuntu 15.10?

there are other posts about the Wiimote pairing, but none of the answers helped me, most of them are form ubuntu 12.10 and ubuntu 10.04 soe they are pretty old. the question is that Wiimote should be ...
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Help troubleshooting my bluetooth

I think Bluetooth on this machine works, at least the hardware does. I've seen it function briefly once so that implies it might function longer than just a few seconds. I had this problem but was ...
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Help pairing Lg Tone to Lubuntu (Blueman)

Problem: LG TONE FAIL TO PAIR WITH LUBUNTU ON LAPTOP I have installed Blueman Bluetooth manager. It is running properly. I am attempting to pair my bluetooth headset, LG Tone, to the Blueman ...
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Control remote Bluetooth music playback with Ubuntu

I have a Bluetooth speaker, and when I connect it to my tablet, I am able to control music playback with the buttons on the speaker. With Windows as well, a little "music player" shows up when music ...
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Bluetooth manager for sending/receiving files?

From the Bluetooth managers, I know of blueman (which I can't use because of a known bug whereas it fails to receive files) and gnome-bluetooth (which I'd rather not install because of the number of ...
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Why is my blueman indicator missing?

I have just fresh installed Ubuntu 14.10. I want to use blueman instead of bluez, so I have disabled bluez in upper bar, by using option in system settings. However, blueman icon does not appear in ...