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 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 18.04?
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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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Bluetooth stopped working after messing up with drivers

I am an Ubuntu 18.04 user that is dual booted with Windows 10. The Bluetooth service worked fine until I messed up with the sources.txt file and also tried to install some driver in order to make the ...
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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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Sound and Bluetooth do not work on Ubuntu Gnome 19.04

I built my own PC a few months back however, both the sound and Bluetooth have not worked. With sound, if I go to the settings, the output device is found and the volume is turned on but if i test ...
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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@...
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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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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 ...